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In Search Of Alfred The Great

In Search Of Alfred The Great

by Edoardo Albert & Katie Tucker

In Search Of Alfred The Great : The King, The Grave, The Legend

Buried in 899 AD as the King of the English at his capital city of Winchester, Alfred the Great's bones were thought to have ultimately moved to an unmarke...
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In These Times

In These Times

by Jenny Uglow

In These Times : Living in Britain through Napoleon's Wars 1793-1815

This book is Short-listed for the Duff Cooper Prize. As the Napoleonic wars raged, what was life really like for those left at home? Award-winning soc...
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Inconvenient People : Lunacy, Liberty And The Mad-Doctors In Victorian England

Inconvenient People : Lunacy, Liberty And The Mad-Doctors In Victorian England

by Sarah Wise

Inconvenient People : Lunacy, Liberty and Mad Doctors in Victorian England

Gaslight tales of rooftop escapes, men and women snatched in broad daylight, patients shut in coffins, a fanatical cult known as the Abode of Lo...
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India Conquered

India Conquered

by Jon Wilson

India Conquered : Britain's Raj and the chaos of Empire

'The product of many years of detailed archival research, Wilson's book is without question the best one-volume history of the Raj currently in print.' - William D...
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Indian Summer : The Secret History of the End of an Empire

Indian Summer : The Secret History of the End of an Empire

by Alex Von Tunzelmann

Indian Summer : The Secret History of the End of an Empire

The stroke of midnight on 15 August 1947 liberated 400 million Indians from the British Empire. One of the defining moments of world history had been brought ab...
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Inglorious Empire

Inglorious Empire

by Shashi Tharoor

Inglorious Empire : What The British Did To Britain

The Sunday Times Top 10 bestseller on India's experience of British colonialism, by the internationally-acclaimed author and diplomat Shashi Tharoor'Tharoor's impassio...
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Into The Silence : The Great War, Mallory and the Conquest of Everest

Into The Silence : The Great War, Mallory and the Conquest of Everest

by Wade Davis

Into The Silence : The Great War Mallory and the Conquest of Everest

'The price of life is death'. For Mallory, as for all of his generation, death was but 'a frail barrier that men crossed, smiling and gallant, every d...
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Jacobites: A New History Of The '45 Rebellion

Jacobites: A New History Of The '45 Rebellion

by Jacqueline Riding

Jacobites

The 1745 Jacobite Rebellion was a turning point in British history. When Charles Edward Stuart, commonly known as the Young Pretender, sailed from France to Scotland in July 1745, and with only a handful of su...
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James I Scotland's King of England

James I Scotland's King of England

by John Matusiak

James I Scotland's King of England

Few kings have been more savagely caricatured or grossly misunderstood than England's first Stuart. Yet, as this biography demonstrates, the modern tendency to downplay his defects and...
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James II King In Exile

James II King In Exile

by John Callow

James II : King in Exile

JAMES II was Britain's last Catholic king. The spectacular collapse of his regime in 1688 and the seizure of his throne by his nephew William of Orange are the best-known events of his reign. Bu...
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Jane Austen's England

Jane Austen's England

by Helen Amy

Jane Austen's England

Jane Austen wrote about the English gentry class in the late Georgian and Regency periods (1796-1816). Her novels follow her heroines' quest for true love and fulfilment in English society during a...
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Jane Seymour

Jane Seymour

by Elizabeth Norton

Jane Seymour : Henry VIII's True Love

The first ever biography of Jane Seymour, Henry VIII's third wife, who died in childbirth giving the king what he craved most - a son and heir. Jane Seymour is often portrayed as me...
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Jeremy Thorpe

Jeremy Thorpe

by Michael Bloch

Jeremy Thorpe

The story of Jeremy Thorpe's rapid rise and spectacular fall from grace is one of the most remarkable in British politics. When he became leader of the Liberal Party in 1967 at the age of just thirty-seven...
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Jews in Georgian Society

Jews in Georgian Society

by Pearl Foster

Jews In Georgian Society : The Laras fo London

The extraordinary lives of the Laras of London during the Georgian period. Abraham collaborated with Pitt the Younger's Government to reduce the National Debt. Esther's hus...
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Joan The Fair Maid of Kent

Joan The Fair Maid of Kent

by Anthony Goodman

Joan,Fair Maid of Kent : A Fourteenth Century Princess and her World

"Anthony Goodman's brilliant yet accessible scholarship draws in the reader in the most entertaining and vibrant way. He was one of our greatest histo...
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Joanna of Flanders

Joanna of Flanders


Joanna of Flanders : Heroine and Exile

The new research in this biography solves the riddle of the disappearance of Joanna of Flanders early in the Hundred Years' War, a leader described by David Hume as `the most extr...
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Joseph Wood 1750-1821 : A Yorkshire Quaker

Joseph Wood 1750-1821 : A Yorkshire Quaker

by Pamela Cooksey

Joseph Wood 1750-1821: A Yorkshire Quaker, An Introduction to His Life, Ministry & Writings

An introduction to a remarkable man who was both a true Quaker of the Quietest years and a prolific writer. Based on the conten...
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Jumbo

Jumbo

by John Sutherland

Jumbo: The Unauthorised Biography of a Victorian Sensation

The first comprehensive 'biography' of one of the first celebrity animals who gave us one of our favourite words. Jumbo, Victorian England's favourite elephant,...
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Katherine Howard

Katherine Howard

by Josephine Wilkinson

Katherine Howard

'An impressive revisionist biography' The Times

Looming out of the encroaching darkness of the February evening was London Bridge, still ornamented with the severed heads of Thomas Culpeper and Francis...
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Katherine Howard Henry VIII's Slandered Queen

Katherine Howard Henry VIII's Slandered Queen

by Conor Byrne

Katherine Howard : Henry VIII's Slandered Queen

Over the years Katherine Howard, Henry VIII's fifth wife, has been slandered as a `juvenile delinquent', `empty-headed wanton' and `natural born tart', who engaged in prom...
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