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The Mesmirist

The Mesmirist

by Wendy Moore

The Mesmerist : The Extraordinary Story of the Society Doctor who held Victorian London Spellbound

Medicine, in the early 1800s, was a brutal business. Operations were performed without anaesthesia while conventional tr...
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The Middle Ages

The Middle Ages

by Miri Rubin

The Middle Ages : A Very Short Introduction

The Middle Ages is a term coined around 1450 to describe a thousand years of European History. In this Very Short Introduction, Miri Rubin provides an exploration of the varie...
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The Mighty Healer

The Mighty Healer

by Verity Holloway

The Mighty Healer : Thomas Holloway's Victorian Patent Medicine Empire

Verity Holloway's nineteenth-century cousin Thomas Holloway's patent medicine empire was so ubiquitous, Charles Dickens commented that if you'd murd...
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The Murder of William of Norwich

The Murder of William of Norwich

by E M Rose

The Murder of William of Norwich

In 1144, the mutilated body of William of Norwich, a young apprentice leatherworker, was found abandoned outside the city's walls. The boy bore disturbing signs of torture, and a story s...
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The Mystery of Princess Louise

The Mystery of Princess Louise

by Lucinda Hawksley

Mystery Of Princess Louise : Victoria's Rebellious Daughter

The secrets of Queen Victoria's sixth child, Princess Louise, may be destined to remain hidden forever. What was so dangerous about this artistic, tempestuous ...
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The Nevills of Middleham

The Nevills of Middleham

by K L Clark

Nevills of Middleham

The Nevills of Middleham: England's Most Powerful Family In The Wars of The Roses

In 1465, the Nevills must have thought they'd reached the pinnacle of power and influence in England. Richard Nevil...
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The Nine Lives of John Ogilby

The Nine Lives of John Ogilby

by Alan Ereira

The Nine Lives of John Ogilby : Britain's Master Map Maker and His Sectrets

John Ogilby's life is an astonishing picaresque adventure which is so fantastic as to be unbelievable. And yet very little is known about the m...
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The Norman Conquest

The Norman Conquest

by Marc Morris

The Norman Conquest

An upstart French duke who sets out to conquer the most powerful and unified kingdom in Christendom. It is an invasion force on a scale not seen since the days of the Romans. One of the bloodiest an...
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The Norman Conquest

The Norman Conquest

by Teresa Cole

The Norman Conquest: William The Conqueror's Subjugation of England

In that fateful year of 1066 three kings ruled England in succession. One was a saint, one a soldier and one a Frenchman. Tradition tells us the conque...
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The Origin Of The Species

The Origin Of The Species

by Charles Darwin

The Origin of The Species

The publication of Charles Darwin's The Origin of Species in 1859 marked a dramatic turning point in scientific thought, but it also ignited a firestorm of controversy. More than two decades fo...
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The Other Tudor Princess

The Other Tudor Princess

by Mary McGrigor

The Other Tudor Princess : Margaret Douglas, Henry VIII's Niece

The Other Tudor Princess brings to life the story of Margaret Douglas, a shadowy and mysterious character in Tudor history - but who now takes centre stage...
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The Paradoxal Compass: Drake's Dilemma

The Paradoxal Compass: Drake's Dilemma

by Horatio Morpurgo

The Paradoxal Compass: Drake's Dilemma

What motivated the 16th century explorers? The question is a vexed one the world over. To this day, a troubled folkloric status hangs about the better-known names. Many of the Tudo...
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The People

The People

by Selina Todd

The People : The Rise and Fall of the Working Class, 1910-2010

'There was nothing extraordinary about my childhood or background. And yet I looked in vain for any aspect of my family's story when I went to university to...
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The Pigeon Tunnel

The Pigeon Tunnel

by John Le Carre

Pigeon Tunnel : Stories From My Life

'Out of the secret world I once knew, I have tried to make a theatre for the larger worlds we inhabit. First comes the imagining, then the search for reality. Then back to the imagi...
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The Plantagenets

The Plantagenets

by Dan Jones

The Plantagenets

This brilliant new book explores the lives of eight generations of the greatest kings and queens that this country has ever seen, and the worst. The Plantagenets - their story is the story of Britain. E...
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The Poor In England 1700-1850

The Poor In England 1700-1850

by S King & A Tomkins

The Poor In England 1700-1850

This fascinating study investigates the experience of English poverty between 1700 and 1900 and in the ways in which the poor made ends meet. The phrase 'economy of makeshifts' has often be...
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The Prime Minister's Ironing Board And Other State Secrets

The Prime Minister's Ironing Board And Other State Secrets

by Adam Macqueen

The Prime Minister's Ironing Board And Other State Secrets

Stored in Whitehall's archives are everything from blood-chilling warnings of imminent nuclear attack to comical details of daily life in the corridors of power...
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The Private Life Of Edward IV

The Private Life Of Edward IV

by John Asdhdown-Hill

The Private Life of Edward IV

From the moment it became public news, the validity of Edward's marriage to Elizabeth Woodville, the beautiful widow of a Lancastrian knight, was repeatedly called in to question. This alar...
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The Private Lives Of The Tudors

The Private Lives Of The Tudors

by Tracy Borman

Private Lives of the Tudors

'Borman approaches her topic with huge enthusiasm and a keen eye for entertaining...this is a very human story of a remarkable family, full of vignettes that sit long in the mind.' Dan Jones,...
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The Profligate Son

The Profligate Son

by Nicola Phillips

Profligate Son : A True Story Of Family Conflict, Fashionable Vice And Financial Ruin In Regency England

In Regency England a profligate son was regarded as every parent's worst nightmare: he symbolized the dangerous te...
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