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Foundation : : the History of England From its Earliest Beginnings to the Tudors

Ackroyd, Peter, 1949- Book - 2012 942 Ac 1 On Shelf No requests on this item Community Rating: 0 out of 5

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"First published in Great Britain by Macmillan"--T.p. verso.
Hymns of stone -- The Roman way -- Climate change -- Spear points -- The blood eagle -- The measure of the king -- The coming of the conquerors -- The house -- Devils and wicked men -- The road -- The law is lost -- The names -- The turbulent priest -- The lost village -- The great charter -- Crime and punishment -- A simple king -- The seasonal year -- The emperor of Britain -- The hammer -- The favourites of a king -- Birth and death -- The sense of a nation -- The night schools -- The commotion -- Into the woods -- The suffering king -- Old habits -- The warrior -- How others saw us -- A simple man -- Meet the family -- The divided realm -- The world at play -- The lion and the lamb -- The staple of life -- The king of spring -- Come to town -- The zealot king -- The king of suspicions -- A conclusion.
One of Britain's most popular and esteemed historians tells the epic story of the birth of England. The first in an extraordinary six-volume history, "Foundation" takes the reader from the primeval forests of England's prehistory to the death, in 1509, of the first Tudor king, Henry VII.


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New York : Thomas Dunne Books, 2012.
Year Published: 2012
Description: ix, 486 p., [24] p. of plates : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 25 cm.
Language: English
Format: Book


Great Britain -- History -- To 1485.
Great Britain -- History -- Henry VII, 1485-1509.