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Lancelot - The Truth behind the Legend - Celtic Twilight by Oliver Hayes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,970. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Of all the Knights of the Round Table, none is so famous as Sir Lancelot. He is both the finest of the Arthurian knights, and the worst. He is the champion of the Round Table, and the reason for its destruction. He is loyal, yet treacherous. Noble, but base. His is a complex character that combines the best and worst of the world of chivalry in one person.
Niall of the Nine Hostages - Celtic Twilight by Oliver Hayes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,290. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » European
In this book historian Oliver Hayes goes back to the original legends, old manuscripts and seeks to disentangle fact from legend to reveal the true character and career of that greatest of early Irish High Kings - Niall of the Nine Hostages.
Wycliffe's Plymouth Rock by James Dobken
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,990. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
When the Puritans stepped ashore at the present day Plymouth, Massachusetts on 15 November 1620, they were but the final link of a four hundred year old chain of events starting with King John of England in the early 1200’s. WYCLIFFE’S PLYMOUTH ROCK starts with an act of vassalage by King John who resigned the entire kingdom of England to the Pope in Rome, thereby starting a split in the relations
The Lost Tomb of King Arthur by Oliver Hayes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,000. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: 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?
King Lud - The Celtic God Who Founded London by Oliver Hayes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,210. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: 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.
The Waymouths: Devon Venturers by David Waymouth
Price: Free! Words: 39,790. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » European
This book is about people. Many of them are from one English, Devon family, the Waymouths. Most of are of little importance as the world judges importance. Together they tell a 1,000 year story which is of the essence English. For a generation which has forgotten or never knew its roots, perhaps it will touch some chord.
The History of Waterloo Station by John Fareham
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,060. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads, Nonfiction » History » European
The definitive history of Britain’s busiest rail terminal, written by a long term commuter to the station and bulging with illustrations.
Broken Reed: The Lords of Gower and King John by Ann Marie Thomas
Series: Stories of Medieval Gower. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,450. Language: British English. Published: September 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Medieval, Nonfiction » History » European
King John's brutal treatment of William de Breos led to rebellion by many of the great barons and was the final spark that lit the fire of Magna Carta.
The Kitchener Poster by Funfly Design
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,450. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
The Kitchener Poster is a book about events that surrounded the famous World War One posters with the words 'Your Country Needs You' and 'Kitchener Wants You'. These images and words have remained with us as an icon of the First World War. The book is not just about the poster but offers glimpses of the Edwardian era -times so different than today.
What's in an English Place-name?: A History of England in Its Place-names by William Lewis
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,880. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography, Nonfiction » History » European
What's in an English Place-Name? offers a fascinating chance to trace the names within our localities back to their roots and to give an absorbing insight into our district's histories. Discussing the origins of hundreds of place-names in England this book provides a comprehensive understanding of how place-names arose.
Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire: Ultimate Fan Guide by Kimberly Wilder
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,500. Language: American English. Published: August 4, 2013 by Kimberly Wilder. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography, Nonfiction » History » European
Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire is the great-great-great-great aunt of Princess Diana and a relative of Baby Cambridge.This ultimate fan guide celebrates Georgiana's life as loving mother, entertaining friend, de facto politician, and Empress of Fashion. It includes reviews and an "Absolute Plot Spoiler" for biography, movie, and DVD. A must read for fans of Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire.
Mrs. Thatcher's Gamble by David J. Kenney
Price: $19.95 USD. Words: 54,480. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Categories: 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.
Downton: 7000 years of an English village by David Waymouth
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 45,550. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Categories: 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.
Welsh Follies by Graham Watkins
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,850. Language: British English. Published: July 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Welsh Follies reveals the secrets, stories and scandals of sixty Welsh follies. Who built them, why they were built and what they were really for are all explained together with other interesting and surprising facts as Graham tells all.
The Battle of Bosworth 1485 - and the Burial of King Richard III by Stephen Lark
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,040. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Military
A book dedicated to the Battle of Bosworth, the key turning point in the closing stages of the Wars of the Roses, together with the burial and rediscovery of the body of King Richard III.
Wild People: a history of wild acting people in Newcastle by S Rob
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,440. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013. Categories: 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.
Diana Inquest: The Untold Story by John Morgan
Price: $8.45 USD. Words: 250,620. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography
The Untold Story reveals how judicial corruption led to a seriously flawed verdict at the inquest into the deaths of Princess Diana and Dodi Fayed. This is the gripping, true account of a judiciary hell-bent on ensuring that the jury would not be permitted to return a verdict of murder in the most significant and high profile inquest of our modern era.
Bloody Mary: Queen of England by Jeannie Meekins
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical, Nonfiction » History » European
Mary Tudor was a princess who should have been a queen. But her father shunned and disowned her because she was not a boy. After the deaths of her father and half brother, she had to fight those in power who sought to keep her off the throne. Eventually crowned Queen of England, her battles to abolish her father’s new church and return England to Roman Catholicism eaarned her the name Bloody Mary.
The Rex Guide to the Kings and Queens of England by E Warr
Series: The Rex Guides, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,550. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » World
A handy guide to the Kings and Queens of England in chronological order.
The Siege of Badajoz 1812 by Oliver Hayes
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 23. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,970. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Military
The bloodiest siege of the Napoleonic Wars was the 1812 attack on Badajoz by Wellington’s British army in the Peninsular War. Not only were the casualties among combatants heavy, but the subsequent sack of the city saw brutality, murder and rape on an unprecedented scale.