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Kings & things : a light hearted romp through British history

Author: H E Marshall; Matthew Rice
Publisher: Cranbrook : Galore Park in association with Civitas, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English
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H E Marshall, best known for her classic History, 'Our Island Story', takes us through the story of British history with a light, humorous touch which will appeal as much to adults as to children.

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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: H E Marshall; Matthew Rice
ISBN: 1902984846 9781902984841
OCLC Number: 225385198
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 245 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction I - Roman Conquerings II - Saxon Conquerings III - England Conquered for Christ IV - Danish Conquerings V - The Norman Conqueror VI - Norman Kings William II - The King who was always Getting into Tempers Henry I - The King who liked Reading and Writing The Story of Stephen and his Cousin Matilda How Little Henry Grew Up VII The Yellow Broom Kings Henry II - The King who was Never Idle 1154-1189 Henry II and Thomas a Becket How Henry II became Lord of Ireland Richard I - The Lion-heart John Lackland A Day to Remember Henry III - The King who Broke his Promises Edward I - The Lawgiver Edward I and the First English Prince of Wales Edward I - The Hammer of the Scots Edward II - Scotland Still Remains Free Edward III - The Knights of the Garter The Prince of Wales gets his Crest and Motto Edward III gets Thirty Thousand Sacks of Wool Richard II - The Story of Wat Tyler Richard II begins to do the Ruling Richard II and Little Queen Isabella Wyclif and the First English Bible VIII - Red Rose Kings Henry IV of Bolingbroke - A Whole Lot of Bothers Henry V - Madcap Hal becomes Henry V of Monmouth Henry V goes Conquering in France Henry VI - The Maid of Orleans Henry VI - The Baby King Grows up Henry VI - Red and White Roses IX White Rose Kings Edward IV and the King-Maker Edward V - The King who Never Did any Ruling Richard III - A Bold Bad Villain X Tudor Kings and Queens Henry VII - A Very Careful King Henry VII - How a Sailor Found a New Island Henry VIII - A Jolly King and his Great Chancellor Henry VIII - The Field of the Cloth of Gold Henry VIII - Defender of the Faith Henry VIII and his Six Wives The Childhood of a Prince Edward VI - The Boy King Lady Jane Grey - A Ten Days' Queen Mary I - A Very Sad Time Elizabeth - The Clouds Roll Away Elizabeth - About a Very Unhappy Queen Elizabeth - The Navy that Couldn't be Beaten Elizabeth - The World is so Full of a Number of Things XI Stuart Kings James I of England, VI of Scotland - The Story of Guy Fawkes Charles I - A Lot of Bother with Parliament Charles I - The Great Rebellion XII The Commonwealth XIII More Stuart Kings Charles II - The King comes Home Charles II - The Great Plague and the Great Fire of London James II of England, VII of Scotland - A Very Stubborn King Mary II and William III - Bothers in Ireland William gets a Bad Mark Queen Anne - How the Union Jack was Made XIV Hanoverian Kings George I - The Friends of James do some Rebelling George II - The Story of Bonnie Prince Charlie George II - How Canada was Won George III - How the English Colonies became the United States of America George III - England Expects That Every Man Will Do His Duty" George IV - The First Gentleman in Europe William IV - The Slaves are Made Free Victoria - A Girl Queen Victoria - Peace and War Victoria - The Empire grows Bigger and Bigger Edward VII - The King who Loved Peace XV The House of Windsor George V - A Very Much-loved King Edward VIII - A Very Sad Goodbye George VI - Not All a Fairy-Tale Queen Elizabeth II
Responsibility: by H.E. Marshall ; with pictures by Matthew Rice.

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