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The Peninsular War
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,930. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Peninsular War was a savage war fought as part of the Napoleonic Wars that convulsed Europe for more than a decade. They saw set piece battles, guerrilla campaigns, sieges and every form of warfare known to the early 19th century.
Edwardian England: A Guide to Everyday Life, 1900-1914
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,480. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Second edition of The Pocket Guide to Edwardian England, newly revised and expanded. The Edwardian Era simplified, organized, and easy to reference.
Downton: 7000 years of an English village
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 45,550. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Much more than just a history of one old Wiltshire village this is the story - all 7000 years of it - of rural England from its beginnings to the present. People lived in Downton when Stonehenge was built and probably helped. Today it is a busy, happy home for their descendants.
Battle of Bailen
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,780. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
The Battle of Bailen set Europe alight. For years the magnificent, tough and superbly equipped armies of Napoleon Bonaparte had marched unchecked across Europe. But at Bailen a French army was fought to a standstill and forced to surrender by a small Spanish force led by an inexperienced commander.
The Lost Tomb of King Arthur
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,000. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
In about the year 1190 monks at Glastonbury Abbey in Somerset claimed that they had found the tomb of King Arthur. The discovery is today routinely dismissed as a crude hoax worked by monks greedy for the money that would come from a stream of pilgrims visiting the tomb. But was it a hoax? And if Arthur was not buried in Glastonbury, where was he buried?
The Siege of Ciudad Rodrigo
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,650. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
The Siege of Ciudad Rodrigo was a savage affair, fought as part of the Peninsular War that pitched Britain’s Duke of Wellington against Napoleon’s French Marshals.
On the Trail of the Real Robin Hood
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,470. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Entertaining yet scholarly account of how an obscure English outlaw has become the star of Hollywood movies, television shows, novels and comics across the world.
King Lud - The Celtic God Who Founded London
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,210. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
According to legend, London was founded by King Lud, ruler of the Trinovantes tribe of Celts in the 1st century bc. But there is much more to King Lud than prehistoric kingship. Tracing the ancient legends back to their source, historian Oliver Hayes reveals a remakable truth - that “King Lud” was really a god and London was his Holy City.
Mrs. Thatcher's Gamble
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Price: $19.95 USD. Words: 54,480. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
This narrative describes Thatcher’s rise from the depths of her Priministership to a place in modern history. Her help came principally from The Corps of The Royal Marines.
The Battle of Nibley Green
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,250. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
On a spring morning in 1470 the peace of Gloucestershire was shattered by the sounds of battle. The Wars of the Roses had come to this peaceful corner of southwestern England in spectacular and bloody fashion.
Henry VIII - Tudor Serial Killer
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,100. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Henry VIII was a self-centered, psychopath, without conscious or remorse, who did exactly the right thing at the right time for the wrong reasons? This book by a leading politician looks at the series of political killings carried out by arguably  Britain’s most ruthless and blood-soaked monarch: Henry VIII.
And May The Lord Have Mercy On Your Soul...
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 54,830. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
This is a true story. In 1910, a cashier, was murdered on a train in the UK. A few days later, John Alexander Dickman was arrested and charged. He was tried in July and was convicted on circumstantial evidence. He was hanged in August. This book re-examines all the evidence and concludes that Dickman's conviction was unsafe. It then goes on to name the real killer after more than 100 years.
The Battle of Cardigan / Crug Mawr (1136)
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Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 13. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,530. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
The sweeping victory of the Welsh at Cardigan (Crug Mawr) was historic. It not only put the victor, Owain Gwynedd in a position to rule Wales free of English domination, it also marked the arrival on the battlefields of Europe of a new, deadly and uniquely Welsh weapon. The longbow had arrived.
The Search for Lady Godiva
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 121,620. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Lady Godiva’s naked ride through Coventry as a protest against oppressive tax entered history! Did it really take place? Historian and Godiva descendant Robert Hendry offers compelling evidence from 1000 years ago that it did! Discover the social and religious background to this famous event and unravel the mystery of where she was laid to rest. 120,000 words + 100 illustrations, appendices.
The German Nexus
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,630. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Three essays on the impact of the Germans on England - Anglo-Saxons; Luther and Kant; the present royal House of Windsor.
Alchemy in Medieval and Tudor England
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Price: $3.25 USD. Words: 17,660. Language: British English. Published: June 25, 2014 by The New Curiosity Shop. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
This book guides you through the arrival and growth of alchemy in England in the medieval and Tudor periods.
Wild People: a history of wild acting people in Newcastle
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,440. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A history of wildness in Newcastle. People ignoring rules and etiquette is a tradition in Newcastle that goes back hundreds of years. In this book I explore the criminal, the doctor who treat himself and his patient naked in Newcastle and gathered a large crowd, and much much more.
Magna Carta in the 21st Century
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Magna Carta was a key foundation stone in the development of the British Constitution and the establishment of freedom in Britain. But how relevant is the Magna Carta to life in the 21st Century?
Anne Boleyn: A Short Biography
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,670. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
As Britain's most controversial queen consort, Anne Boleyn has captured the hearts and minds of many. This short biography explores her rise and downfall, her role in the protestant reformation, her other loves and her role in popular culture.
Papists, Spaniards & Other Strangers
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,330. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Continuing in the second volume of her Revisiting History series, Bella Wyborn d'Abrera treats the second phase of religious turmoil in Tudor England