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Foundation

The History of England From Its Earliest Beginnings to the Tudors
Ackroyd, Peter (Book - 2012)
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One of Britain's most popular and esteemed historians tells the epic story of the birth of England. The first in an extraordinary six-volume history, "Foundation" takes the reader from the primeval forests of England's prehistory to the death, in 1509, of the first Tudor king, Henry VII.
Authors: Ackroyd, Peter, 1949-
Title: Foundation
the history of England from its earliest beginnings to the Tudors
Publisher: New York : Thomas Dunne Books, 2012
Edition: 1st U.S. ed
Characteristics: ix, 486 p., [24] p. of plates :,col. ill. ;,25 cm
Notes: "First published in Great Britain by Macmillan"--T.p. verso
Contents: Hymns of stone
The Roman way
Climate change
Spear points
The blood eagle
The measure of the king - -The coming of the conquerors
The house
Devils and wicked men
The road - -The law is lost
The names
The turbulent priest
The lost village
The great charter
Crime and punishment
A simple king
The seasonal year
The emperor of Britain
The hammer
The favourites of a king
Birth and death
The sense of a nation
The night schools
The commotion
Into the woods
The suffering king
Old habits
The warrior
How others saw us
A simple man
Meet the family
The divided realm
The world at play
The lion and the lamb
The staple of life
The king of spring
Come to town
The king of suspicions
A conclusion
Summary: One of Britain's most popular and esteemed historians tells the epic story of the birth of England. The first in an extraordinary six-volume history, "Foundation" takes the reader from the primeval forests of England's prehistory to the death, in 1509, of the first Tudor king, Henry VII.
ISBN: 1250013674
9781250013675
125000361X
9781250003614
Statement of Responsibility: Peter Ackroyd
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Headings: Great Britain History Henry VII, 1485-1509 Great Britain History To 1485
LCCN: 2012028305
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