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1666 : Plague, War and Hellfire

1666 : Plague, War and Hellfire

by Rebecca Rideal

1666 : Plague, War and Hellfire

1666 was a watershed year for England. The outbreak of the Great Plague, the eruption of the second Dutch War and the Great Fire of London all struck the country in rapid succession and w...
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A Stain In The Blood

A Stain In The Blood

by Joe Moshenska

A Stain in the Blood : The Remarkable Voyage of Sir Kenelm Digby

"A brilliant account of one of the seventeenth century's most dashing lives". (Ruth Scurr).
"A master storyteller. Full of exquisite details, but with t...
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A-Z Charles II's London

A-Z Charles II's London


A-Z Charles II's London 1682

The London Topographical Society's A to Z series consists of seven books, which provide fully-indexed maps of London at roughly 100 year intervals. Each reproduces a key map of the period. ...
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Accused

Accused

by Willopw Winsham

Accused : British Witches Throughout History

The image of the witch - crook-nosed, unpleasant of disposition and with a penchant for harming her neighbours - is well established in the popular imagination. For hundreds ...
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Arbella : England's Lost Queen

Arbella : England's Lost Queen

by Sarah Gristwood

Arbella : England's Lost Queen

Taking as its background one of the most famous periods of British history, Sarah Gristwood's historical biography focuses on a hitherto forgotten figure: Arbella Stuart, the niece of Mary...
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Aubrey's Brief Lives

Aubrey's Brief Lives

by John Aubrey

Aubrey's Brief Lives

This book is with an introduction by Ruth Scurr. John Aubrey was a modest man, a self-styled antiquarian and the man who invented modern biography. His 'lives' of the prominent figures of his genera...
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Book Of Books : The Radical Impact of the King James Bible 1611-2011

Book Of Books : The Radical Impact of the King James Bible 1611-2011

by Melvyn Bragg

Book Of Books : The Radical Impact of the King James Bible 1611-2011

The King James Bible has often been called the Book of Books both in itself and in what it stands for. Since its publication in 1611 it has been the b...
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Britain In The Middle East 1619-1971

Britain In The Middle East 1619-1971

by Robert T Harrison

Britain in the Middle East 1619-1971

Britain in the Middle East provides a comprehensive survey of British involvement in the Middle East, exploring their mutual construction and influence across the entire historical s...
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Captives

Captives

by Linda Colley

Captives : Britain, Empire and the World 1600-1850

Ranging over a quarter of a millennium and four continents, Captives uncovers the experiences and writings of those tens of thousands of men and women who took part in ...
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Cavalier

Cavalier

by Lucy Worsley

Cavalier : The Story of A 17th Century Playboy

William Cavendish, courageous, cultured and passionate about women, embodies the popular image of a cavalier. Famously defeated at the Battle of Marston Moor in 1644, he we...
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Charles II Star King

Charles II Star King

by Clare Jackson

Charles II Star King

Charles II has always been one of the most instantly recognisable British kings - both in his physical appearance, disseminated through endless portraits, prints and pub signs, and in his complicate...
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Coffers, Clysters., Comfrey And Coifs

Coffers, Clysters., Comfrey And Coifs

by Janet Few

Coffers, Clysters, Comfrey and Coifs : the Lives of Our Seventeenth Century Ancestors

Janet Few explains how our seventeenth-century ancestors lived, from their homes, furnishings and gardens to the clothes they wore, t...
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From Restoration To Reform

From Restoration To Reform

by Jonathon Clark

From Restoration To Reform : The British Isles 1660-1832

'It is hard to write the history of the British Isles in these years as anything other than a success story.' In reality, nothing about these successes was preord...
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Getting Our Way

Getting Our Way

by Christopher Meyer

Getting Our Way : The inside Story of British Diplomacy

A highly informed insider's account of some of the 'honest men' as they sought, by fair means or foul, to get Britain its way in the world. GETTING OUR WAY recount...
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Great Fire Of London

Great Fire Of London

by Samuel Pepys

Great Fire of London : Pepys's Unforgettable Eyewitness Account of the 1666 Fire

'With one's face in the wind you were almost burned with a shower of Firedrops.' A selection from Pepys' startlingly vivid and candid diar...
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Great Fire of London

Great Fire of London

by Emma Adams

Great Fire of London

In 1666, London's citizens woke to see the skyline above their city's cramped wooden houses ablaze. The Great Fire of London is a hauntingly beautiful visual re-telling of one of the most well-known...
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Great Fire Of London

Great Fire Of London


The Great Fire of London : The Essential Guide

In the early hours of 2 September 1666 a small fire broke out in a bakery in Pudding Lane. In the five days that followed it grew into a conflagration that would devastate...
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Hollar's Map of the Great Fire of London 1666

Hollar's Map of the Great Fire of London 1666


Great Fire of London

In 1666 the City of London was devastated by a fire that raged for five days, leaving some of its grandest buildings in ruins and many thousands homeless. This map, commissioned by the Lord Mayor to...
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Intimate Letters of England's Kings

Intimate Letters of England's Kings

by Margaret Sanders

Intimate Letters Of England's Kings

This selection of intimate letters of England's kings is sure to intrigue anyone with an interest in the personal lives of some of England's most powerful men. Intimate Letters of Eng...
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James I

James I

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 new biography demonstrates, the modern tendency to downplay his defec...
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