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18th & 19th Century English Women At Sea
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,430. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 17th Century
18th and 19th CENTURY ENGLISH WOMEN AT SEA is a lively and entertaining account of the three types of women one might have found, legally or illegally, on board an English ship during the 18th and 19th centuries, i. e. prostitutes, officer’s and midshipmen’s wives and other female passengers, including mistresses, during peace or wartime; and women masquerading as sailors or crewmen.
A Freemason's Guide to the Knights Templar in Scotland
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Price: $3.30 USD. Words: 18,030. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
In recent years there have been many books written on the part that the Order of the Temple (Knights Templar) may have played in the founding of Freemasonry. Some of these books have been fanciful in the extreme, others have put forward some reasonable arguments. This book does not dispute any of those arguments, but puts forward the facts as they are known in the written record.
Rosslyn Chapel - The Enigma The Myth
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Price: $3.30 USD. Words: 8,700. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Rosslyn Chapel has become the scene for many theories regarding the Knights Templar and Freemasonry. This book is a short guide to Rosslyn and sets out to dispel some of the myths that have been built up over the 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.
Dollar Dreadfuls a prequel
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Price: Free! Words: 12,890. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Prequel to the Dollar Dreadful series of London focused folklore, ghost and horror stories. This collection gives a background to the series and is packed with scary London facts, legends and trivia.
Walking Tour of Rye, the most beautiful town in England
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 21,830. Language: British English. Published: August 3, 2012 by Murni. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
Rye, 70 miles south of London, is a small town, rich in history and numerous well-preserved buildings. The town is just the right size to go on a walking tour. This guide explains every important building and directs you to the next one. There are stories of French raids, piracy, murder, plague and Royal visits. Brief history lessons to read on the tour or at home. There are over 100 photographs.
Legends and Myths from Central Wales
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,320. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
In this book, the third in the series, you will find a selection of sixteen of these legends, each of which relates to a particular place in Central Wales. There are love stories, tales of heroic deeds, foolishness, greed, fables and humour. The cast includes fair maidens, wicked tyrants, explorers, kings and ordinary folk quietly going about their business.
Legends and Myths from North Wales
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,810. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Here, for your enjoyment, are sixteen Welsh legends that have been retold and linked to the land where the stories took place. This book, volume two in the series of four, deals with popular legends from North Wales.
Legends and Myths from South-eastern Wales
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,760. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Sixteen legends from South eastern Wales. There are love stories, tales of heroic deeds, foolishness, greed, fables and humour. The cast includes fair maidens, wicked tyrants, warriors, pirates, kings and ordinary folk quietly going about their business.
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.
Welsh Legends and Myths
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,160. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A collection of sixty four entertaining Welsh legends, gathered from across Wales. Previously published in four volumes as ‘Legends and Myths from Wales’.
The Battle of Wimbledon (568) - A Bretwalda Battle
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Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 12. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,080. Language: British English. Published: July 14, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle ages
In the chaos that engulfed Britain after the “Age of Arthur”, one battle stands out. This was a key battle fought in the heart of the Dark Ages for control of southern Britain that pitched the King of Kent against the leader of the Romano-Britons. The victory won here decided the fate of Britain for a generation.
World War ll London Blitz Diary Volume 3 1942-1943
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Series: World War ll London Blitz Diaries, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,480. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
This diary is the 3rd in a series of four volumes written by Ruby Side Thompson. They document her experience about World War Two in England and the London Blitz. The diaries are unique, written from a woman's experience during war time. They include Ruby's opinions written only for the privacy of her diary. Her views are often ahead of her time.
The Mardale Hunt - A History
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,210. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Using material written at the time and original photographs, this book tells the story of the Mardale Hunt and the annual Shepherds' Meet that for centuries took place in the now flooded Mardale valley.
London Slums the Seven Dials
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 81,660. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
The Seven Dials refers to the layout of the cobbled streets in this London ‘village,’ which includes Monmouth Street, Earlham Street and Mercer Street.
The Vernons of Hanbury
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 178,440. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
An account of the Vernon family of Hanbury, Worcs, from 1577 to 1961. The first member of the family in Hanbury was the rector, Richard Vernon, and his descendants bought the manor, and in about 1706, built Hanbury Hall. They became the largest landowners in Hanbury, but in the C20th the estate went into decline, and the family story ended in tragedy in 1940.
Swashbuckling Tales of West Pirates
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 13,650. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 17th Century
Peter James Martin is legendary for his popular pirate walks around Bristol’s famous harbourside. Bristol’s favourite salty sea-dog has roamed the globe in search of his swashbuckling roots – now read his collection of spine-tingling stories: Swashbuckling Tales of West Country Pirates.
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
The King with a Pope in His Belly
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,240. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
In this work, the author covers the beginning of the so-called Reformation in England during the first 20 years of Henry VIII's destructive reign.
South Oxhey History on your Doorstep
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 62,250. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
The Abbey Grange The first historical reference to Oxhey comes from the time that it was in the south-east corner of the kingdom of Mercia. King Offa II of Mercia (757-796) traditionally founded the Benedictine Abbey of St Albans.