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Dresses And Dressmal

Dresses And Dressmal

by Pam Inder

Dresses and Dressmaking : From Late Georgians to the Edwardians

Examining how dress evolved over the long nineteenth century, between the French Revolution and the First World War, Pam Inder explores the history behind ...
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Duels And Duelling

Duels And Duelling

by Stephen Banks

Duels And Duelling

A duel could be fought over a matter as trifling as a slip of the tongue or as serious as a public accusation of corruption. At the height of its formality, two men at odds would meet at dawn, armed e...
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Early Railways 1569-1830

Early Railways 1569-1830

by Andy Guy & Jim Reeves

Early Railways 1569-1830

In the popular mind, the history of the railway begins in 1830 with the opening of the Liverpool & Manchester Railway. In fact, by that time the concept of the railway in Britain was already mor...
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Early Victorian Railway Excursions

Early Victorian Railway Excursions

by Susan Major

Early Victorian Railway Excursions : The Million Go Forth

There is a widely held belief that Thomas Cook invented the railway excursion. In fact the railway excursion is almost as old as the railway itself, dating back ...
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Easter 1916

Easter 1916

by Charles Townshend

Easter 1916 : The Easter Rebellion

Now with a new preface for the centenary of the Easter Rising, a compelling interpretation of the rebellion that launched Ireland into a new world. Before Easter 1916 Dublin had been a...
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Easter Widows

Easter Widows

by Sinead McCoole

Easter Widows : Seven Irish women who lived in the shadow of the 1916 Uprising

One week in May 1916, seven Irish women became widows. When they had married their husbands they had embarked on very different lives. They ...
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Edward I

Edward I

by Andy King

Edward I : A New King Arthur?

Edward I (1272-1307) is one of the most commanding of all English rulers. He fought in southwest France, in Wales, In Scotland and in northern France, he ruled with ruthlessness and confide...
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Edward I And The Forging Of Britain

Edward I And The Forging Of Britain

by Marc Morris

Edward I And The Forging Of Britain : A Great and Terrible King

This is the first major biography for a generation of a truly formidable king. Edward I is familiar to millions as 'Longshanks', conqueror of Scotland and ...
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Edward II

Edward II

by Katheryn Warner

Edward II : The Unconventional King

He is one of the most reviled English kings in history. He drove his kingdom to the brink of civil war a dozen times in less than twenty years. He allowed his male lovers to rule the ...
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Edward II

Edward II

by Christopher Given-Wilson

Edward II : The Terrors of Kingship

'He seems to have laboured under an almost child-like misapprehension about the size of his world. Had greatness not been thrust upon him, he might have lived a life of great harmless...
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Edward II: The Unconventional King

Edward II: The Unconventional King

by Kathryn Warner

Edward II : The Unconventional King

He is one of the most reviled English kings in history. He drove his kingdom to the brink of civil war a dozen times in less than twenty years. He allowed his male lovers to rule the ...
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Edward III

Edward III

by Jonathon Sumption

Edward III : A Heroic Failure

Edward III lived through bloody and turbulent times. His father was deposed by his mother and her lover when he was still a teenager; a third of England's population was killed by the Black...
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Edward III And The Triumph of England

Edward III And The Triumph of England

by Richard Barber

Edward III And The Triumph of England

The destruction of the French army at Crecy in 1346 and the subsequent siege and capture of Calais marked a new era in European history. The most powerful, glamorous and respected o...
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Edward IV

Edward IV

by A J Pollard

Edward IV : The Summer King

In 1461 Edward earl of March, an able, handsome, and charming eighteen-year old, usurped the English throne from his feeble Lancastrian predecessor Henry VI. Ten years on, following outbreaks...
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Edward IV

Edward IV

by Charles Ross

Edward IV

In his own time Edward IV was seen as an able and successful king who rescued England from the miseries of civil war and provided the country with firm, judicious, and popular government. The prejudices of lat...
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Edward IV & Elizabeth Woodville

Edward IV & Elizabeth Woodville

by Amy Licence

Edward IV & Elizabeth Woodville : A True Romance

When the tall, athletic Edward of York seized the English throne in 1461, he could have chosen any bride he wanted. With his dazzling good looks, few were able to resist ...
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Edward Seymour: Lord Protector

Edward Seymour: Lord Protector

by Margaret Scard

Edward Seymour: Lord Protector

In January 1547 Henry VIII lay dying. His heir was just 9 years old and all England waited expectantly to see who would hold the reins of power until Edward VI came of age. Within days of ...
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Edward VII

Edward VII

by Richard Davenport-Hines

Edward VII : The Cosmopolitan King

Like his mother Queen Victoria, Edward VII defined an era. Both reflected the personalties of their central figures: hers grand, imperial and pretty stiff; his no less grand, but much ...
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Eleanor Of Aquitaine

Eleanor Of Aquitaine

by Alison Weir

Eleanor Of Aquitaine : By Wrath of God Queen of England

Eleanor, Duchess of Aquitaine was one of the leading personalities of the Middle Ages, and also one of the most controversial. Having inherited a vast feudal domai...
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Eleanor The Secret Queen

Eleanor The Secret Queen

by John Ashdown-Hill

Eleanor : The Secret Queen : The Woman Who Put Richard III on the Throne

When Edward IV died in 1483, the Yorkist succession was called into question by doubts about the legitimacy of his son, Edward (one of the 'Prince...
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