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No Ordinary Surgeon

No Ordinary Surgeon

by Dorothy Bentley Smith

No Ordinary Surgeon : The Life and Times of William Binley Dickinson

No Ordinary Surgeon centres around one of our most photographed works of art - the Boudicca group on the Thames Embankment opposite the Houses of Parl...
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Paradise In Chains

Paradise In Chains

by Diana Preston

Paradise in Chains : The Bounty Mutiny and the Founding of Australia


Celebrated historian Diana Preston presents betrayals, escapes, and survival at sea in her account of the mutiny of the Bounty and the flight of conv...
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Peterloo

Peterloo

by Graham Phythian

Peterloo : Voices, Sabres and Silence

On 16 August 1819 on St Peter's Field, Manchester, a peaceful demonstration of some 60,000 workers and reformers was brutally dispersed by sabrewielding cavalry, resulting in at lea...
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Peterloo

Peterloo

by Jacqueline Riding

Peterloo : The Story of the Manchester Massacre

The story of the Peterloo massacre, a defining moment in the history of British democracy, told with passion and authority. 'A superb account of one of the defining moment...
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Peterloo DVD

Peterloo DVD


Peterloo DVD

British historical drama following the events which culminated in the Peterloo massacre at St. Peter's Field, Manchester in 1819. As the Napoleonic Wars reached an end, political unrest struck the nation as...
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Queens of Georgian Britain

Queens of Georgian Britain

by Catherine Curzon

Queens of Georgian Britain

Once upon a time there were four kings called George who, thanks to a quirk of fate, ruled Great Britain for over a century. Hailing from Germany, these occasionally mad, bad and infamous sove...
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Revolution

Revolution

by Peter Ackroyd

Revolution

Revolution, the fourth volume of Peter Ackroyd's enthralling History of England begins in 1688 with a revolution and ends in 1815 with a famous victory. In it, Ackroyd takes readers from William of Orange's a...
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Roque's Map of Wandsworth, Roehampton, Fulham and Battersea

Roque's Map of Wandsworth, Roehampton, Fulham and Battersea


John Rocque Wandsworth, Roehampton, Fulham, Battersea

The country near 10 miles round London circa 1746. Part of including Wandsworth, Roehampton, Fulham and Battersea. John Roque (1709 - 1762) was a Hugenot refugee and...
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Sickness Medical Welfare and The English

Sickness Medical Welfare and The English

by Steven King

Sickness, medical welfare and the English poor, 1750-1834

At the core of this book are three central contentions: That medical welfare became the totemic function of the Old Poor Law in its last few decades; that the po...
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Sir John Franklin's Erebus And Terror Expedition

Sir John Franklin's Erebus And Terror Expedition

by Gillian Hutchinson

Sir John Franklin's Erebus and Terror Expedition

In 1845, British explorer Sir John Franklin set out on a voyage to find the North-West Passage - the sea route linking the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific. The expedition w...
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Smugglers And Smuggling

Smugglers And Smuggling

by Trevor May

Smugglers And Smuggling : In Britain, 1700 - 1850

Smuggling was rife in Britain between the seventeenth and mid-nineteenth centuries, and since then smugglers have come often to be romanticised as cheeky rogues - as hig...
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The Forgotten Fourdrinier

The Forgotten Fourdrinier

by Dr Peter Simpson

The Forgotten Fourdrinier The Life, Times and Work of Paul Fourdrinier, Huguenot Master Printmaker in London (1720-1758)

A meticulously researched but very readable story of Huguenot Paul Fourdrinier's journey from bei...
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The Georgian Bawdy House

The Georgian Bawdy House

by Emily Brand

The Georgian Bawdy House

The business of sex was a significant aspect of urban culture in Georgian England, and a visible one. Despite the rise of the 'polite society' of Jane Austen's novels, England was also at the ti...
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The Jane Austen Marriage Manual

The Jane Austen Marriage Manual

by Helen Amy

The Jane Austen Marriage Manual

A strict code of conduct governed courtship and marriage in Regency England during the period in which Jane Austen's novels were set, broadly 1796 to 1816. At a time when womens' only rea...
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The King And The Catholics

The King And The Catholics

by Antonia Fraser

The King And The Catholics

The story of Catholic Emancipation begins with the violent Anti-Catholic Gordon Riots in 1780, fuelled by the reduction in Penal Laws against the Roman Catholics harking back to the sixteenth ...
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The Murder of Prime Minister Spencer Perceval

The Murder of Prime Minister Spencer Perceval

by Martin Connolly

The Murder of Prime Minister Spencer Perceval

England entered the nineteenth century having lost the American states and was at war with France. The slave trade had been halted and the country was in torment, with indus...
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The News From Waterloo

The News From Waterloo

by Brian Cathcart

News From Waterloo : The Race to Tell Britain of Wellington's Victory

The Duke of Wellington's victory over Napoleon in 1815 at Waterloo ensured British dominance for the rest of the nineteenth century. It took three da...
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The Peterloo Massacre

The Peterloo Massacre

by Joyce Marlow

The Peterloo Massacre

Unity of the oppressed can make a difference in politically uncertain times A peaceful protest turned tragedy; this is the true story of the working class fight for the vote. On August 16 1819, in ...
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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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The Scandal of George III's Court

The Scandal of George III's Court

by Catherine Curzon

The Scandal of George III's Court

From Windsor to Weymouth, the shadow of scandal was never too far from the walls of the House of Hanover. Did a fearsome duke really commit murder or a royal mistress sell commissions t...
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