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The history of London

Author: Walter Besant
Publisher: [Luton] : Andrews UK, Ltd., 2010.
Series: AUK Revisited Ser.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This fascinating biography of one of the world's most famous cities was originally published in the early 20th Century. It chronicles the life of London from its days as an early settlement through to more modern times. Including over 60 images, photographs, engravings and drawings, this excellent book is a must-have for those who live in the city, have visited - or plan to visit - at some point, or those who want  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Besant, Walter.
History of London.
Luton : Andrews UK Limited, ©2010
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Besant
ISBN: 9781849891844 1849891842
OCLC Number: 727130064
Description: 1 online resource (1 volume (unpaged)) : illustrations.
Contents: The foundation of London --
Roman London --
After the Romans --
The first Saxon settlement --
The second Saxon settlement --
The Anglo-Saxon citizen --
The wall of London --
Norman London --
Fitzstephen's account of the city --
London Bridge --
The Tower of London --
The pilgrims --
St. Bartholomew's Hospital --
The terror of leprosy --
The terror of famine --
St. Paul's Cathedral --
The religious houses --
Monks, friars and nuns --
The London churches --
The streets --
Whittington --
Gifts and bequests --
The palaces and great homes --
Amusements --
Westminster Abbey --
The court at Westminster --
Justice and punishments --
The political power of London --
Elizabethan London --
Trade --
Plays and pageants --
The terror of the plague --
The terror of the fire --
Rogues and vagabonds --
Under George the Second --
The government of the city --
Greater London.
Series Title: AUK Revisited Ser.
Other Titles: AUK classics
Responsibility: by Walter Besant.
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This fascinating biography of one of the world's most famous cities was originally published in the early 20th Century. It chronicles the life of London from its days as an early settlement through to more modern times. Including over 60 images, photographs, engravings and drawings, this excellent book is a must-have for those who live in the city, have visited - or plan to visit - at some point, or those who want to know the story of England's capital.

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