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The Concise Pepys

The Concise Pepys

by Samuel Pepys

The Concise Pepys

Samuel Pepys began his celebrated diary on 1st January 1660 immediately prior to the Restoration of Charles II to the throne and the subsequent loosening of the rigid moral and social code enforced dur...
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The Dark Side of Samuel Pepys

The Dark Side of Samuel Pepys

by Geoffrey Pimm

The Dark Side of Samuel Pepys

Samuel Pepys is popularly known as the founder of the modern navy, a member of the Royal Society and most of all, as a unique and frank diarist. Less well known is the fact that he was a se...
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The Decline And Fall of the British Empire

The Decline And Fall of the British Empire

by Piers Brendon

The Decline and Fall of The British Empire

No empire has been larger or more diverse than the British Empire. At its apogee in the 1930s, 42 million Britons governed 500 million foreign subjects. Britannia ruled the wa...
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The Divorce Of Henry VIII : The Untold Story

The Divorce Of Henry VIII : The Untold Story

by Catherine Fletcher

The Divorce Of Henry VIII : The Untold Story

'An eye-opening book, an intricate and fascinating story' Hilary Mantel

1527. Henry, desperate to marry Anne Boleyn and ensure the Tudor line asks Pope Clement VII to grant...
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The Duke of Monmouth

The Duke of Monmouth


The Duke of Monmouth: Life and Rebellion

He was the illegitimate son of a king, a gallant and brave military hero, charming, handsome and well loved both within the court and with women.

James also experienced the poli...
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The East India Company 1600-1858

The East India Company 1600-1858

by Ian Barrow

The East India Company 1600-1858 : A Short History with Documents

In existence for 258 years, the English East India Company ran a complex, highly integrated global trading network. It supplied the tea for the Boston Te...
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The Elizabethans

The Elizabethans

by A.N.Wilson

The Elizabethans

England under Elizabeth I: A time of war and plague, politics and rebellion, personal heroism and religious fanaticism. When if you were born poor you stayed poor, and the thumbscrews and the rack could...
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The Favourite

The Favourite

by Ophelia Field

The Favourite: Sarah Duchess of Marlborough

Politically influential and independently powerful, she was an intimate, and then a blackmailer, of Queen Anne, accusing her of keeping lesbian favourites - including Sarah's ...
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The First Anglo Sikh War

The First Anglo Sikh War

by Amarpal Singh

First Anglo Sikh War

During the eighteenth and early years of the nineteenth century, the red tide of British expansion had covered almost the entire Indian subcontinent, stretching to the borders of the Punjab. There t...
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The Great Fire Of London 1666

The Great Fire Of London 1666


The Great Fire of London: The Essential Guide

This short edition is the essential guide to the Great Fire of London and includes first-hand descriptions from the diaries of Samuel Pepys and John Evelyn, as well as a gri...
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The Great Silence 1918-1920

The Great Silence 1918-1920

by Juliet Nicolson

The Great Silence 1918-1920 : Living in the Shadow of the Great War

The Great Silence is the story of the pause between 1918 and 1920. A two-minute silence to celebrate those who died was underpinned by a more enduring...
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The Great Stink of London

The Great Stink of London

by Stephen Halliday

The Great Stink of London : Sir Joseph Bazalgette and the Cleansing of the Victorian Metropolis

A vivid account of the life and work of Sir Joseph Bazalgette, the engineer who designed and built the system of intercepti...
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The Greatest Knight

The Greatest Knight

by Thomas Asbridge

The Greatest Knight : The Remarkable Life Of William Marshall The Power Behind Five English Thrones

William Marshal was the true Lancelot of his era - a peerless warrior and paragon of chivalry -yet over the centuries, ...
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The Greedy Queen

The Greedy Queen

by Annie Gray

The Greedy Queen

What does it mean to eat like a queen? Elizabeth gorged on sugar, Mary on chocolate and Anne was known as 'Brandy Nan'. Victoria ate all of this and more. The Greedy Queen celebrates Victoria's appetite...
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The Gunpowder Plot

The Gunpowder Plot

by James Travers

The Gunpowder Plot: Terror in Shakespeare's England

The Gunpowder Plot is perhaps the most famous and well-documented event in British Early Modern history. This means the story can be told through original dialogue rec...
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The Gunpowder Plot Deceit

The Gunpowder Plot Deceit

by Martyn R Beardsley

Gunpowder Plot Deceit

Most people think they know the story of the Gunpowder Plot, and of how a bloody catastrophe was averted at the eleventh hour when Guy Fawkes was caught lurking in the shadows beneath the Houses of...
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The History of William Marshal

The History of William Marshal

by Trans. by Nigel Bryant

History of William Marshal : The True Story of England's Greatest Knight

The History of William Marshal is the earliest surviving biography of a medieval knight - indeed it is the first biography of a layman in the vern...
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The Hollow Crown

The Hollow Crown

by Dan Jones

The Hollow Crown

The fifteenth century experienced the longest and bloodiest series of civil wars in British history. The crown of England changed hands violently five times as the great families of England fought to th...
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The House of Beaufort

The House of Beaufort

by Nathen Amin

The House of Beaufort: The Bastard Line That Captured The Crown

The Wars of the Roses saw family fight family over the greatest prize - the throne of England. But what gave the eventual victor of these brutal and comple...
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The Illustrated Letters and Diaries of the Pre-Raphaelites

The Illustrated Letters and Diaries of the Pre-Raphaelites

by Jan Marsh

The Illustrated Letters and Diaries of the Pre-Raphaelites

The story of how a group of precocious young artists shook up the British art establishment, told through their works, letters and diaries. An illustrated histo...
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