Old London Bridge : the story of the longest inhabited bridge in Europe (Book, 2002) [WorldCat.org]
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Old London Bridge : the story of the longest inhabited bridge in Europe

Author: Patricia Pierce
Publisher: London : Review, 2002, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For over 600 years, London bridge remained a vibrant focal point - life and death flowed over it and under it. The bridge is now brought to life by the author's richly textured narrative, describing  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia Pierce
ISBN: 0747234930 9780747234937
OCLC Number: 49395547
Notes: Originally published: London : Headline, 2001.
Description: vii, 344 pages : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm
Contents: What came before: 'to the Queen ... the custody of the Bridge' --
'with speares sharpe groond for life and death' --
'Jack Cade hath gotten London Bridge' --
'this confusion of wives, so many ... great personages ... beheaded' --
' ... one of the wonders of the world' --
'the late terrible fire on London Bridge' --
'keep to the left' --
'a public nuisance, long felt, and universally censured' --
'a remedy for this evil' --
What came after --
Sources and notes --
Acknowledgments --
Where to see Old London Bridge --
Chronology --
Index.
Responsibility: Patricia Pierce.
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Eminently readable, engrossing, entertaining and packed with trivia, this is well worth a peek. - Time OutThe author's breathless relish sweeps you along through the centuries - Sunday TelegraphThis Read more...

 
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