Our Island Story

 
 
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  • erschienen am 1. Januar 2013
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978-1-4209-4871-4 (ISBN)
 
Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall's "Our Island Story" is a history of England up to Queen Victoria's death, with some myths and legends mixed in. Marshall's work, which is aimed at a younger audience, was very popular when first published and is credited by historians as an inspiration. Beginning with the legends of Albion and Brutus "Our Island Story" chronicles numerous important English legends, kings, and queens, including King Arthur, Alfred the Great, Edward the Confessor, William the Conqueror, Richard the Lionheart, Henry VIII, Queen Elizabeth I, and Queen Victoria amongst many others. This classic historical work is a must read for any younger reader interested in English history or any parent who wants to educate their children on this fascinating and regal period in the history of Great Britain.
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Neeland Media LLC
978-1-4209-4871-4 (9781420948714)
1420948717 (1420948717)
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  • Intro
  • CHAPTER I. THE STORIES OF ALBION AND BRUTUS
  • CHAPTER II. THE COMING OF THE ROMANS
  • CHAPTER III. THE ROMANS COME AGAIN
  • CHAPTER IV. HOW CALIGULA CONQUERED BRITAIN, AND HOW CARACTACUS REFUSED TO BE CONQUERED
  • CHAPTER V. THE STORY OF A WARRIOR QUEEN
  • CHAPTER VI. THE LAST OF THE ROMANS
  • CHAPTER VII. THE STORY OF ST. ALBAN
  • CHAPTER VIII. VORTIGERN AND KING CONSTANS
  • CHAPTER IX. THE STORY OF THE COMING OF HENGIST AND HORSA
  • CHAPTER X. HENGIST'S TREACHERY
  • CHAPTER XI. THE STORY OF HOW THE GIANT'S DANCE WAS BROUGHT TO BRITAIN
  • CHAPTER XII. THE COMING OF ARTHUR
  • CHAPTER XIII. THE FOUNDING OF THE ROUND TABLE
  • CHAPTER XIV. THE STORY OF GREGORY AND THE PRETTY CHILDREN
  • CHAPTER XV. HOW KING ALFRED LEARNED TO READ
  • CHAPTER XVI. KING ALFRED IN THE COWHERD'S COTTAGE
  • CHAPTER XVII. MORE ABOUT ALFRED THE GREAT
  • CHAPTER XVIII. ETHELRED THE UNREADY
  • CHAPTER XIX. HOW EDMUND IRONSIDE FOUGHT FOR THE CROWN
  • CHAPTER XX. CANUTE AND THE WAVES
  • CHAPTER XXI. EDWARD THE CONFESSOR
  • CHAPTER XXII. HAROLD
  • CHAPTER XXIII. THE BATTLE OF STAMFORD BRIDGE
  • CHAPTER XXIV. THE BATTLE OF HASTINGS
  • CHAPTER XXV. WILLIAM THE CONQUEROR-THE STORY OF HEREWARD THE WAKE
  • CHAPTER XXVI. WILLIAM THE CONQUEROR-THE DEATH OF THE KING
  • CHAPTER XXVII. THE STORY OF WILLIAM THE RED
  • CHAPTER XXVIII. HENRY I.-THE STORY OF THE "WHITE SHIP
  • CHAPTER XXIX. THE STORY OF KING STEPHEN
  • CHAPTER XXX. HENRY PLANTAGENET-THE STORY OF GILBERT AND ROHESIA
  • CHAPTER XXXI. HENRY PLANTAGENET-THE STORY OF THOMAS Ã? BECKET
  • CHAPTER XXXII. HENRY PLANTAGENET-THE STORY OF THE CONQUEST OF IRELAND
  • CHAPTER XXXIII. THE STORY OF RICHARD CÅ?UR DE LION
  • CHAPTER XXXIV. RICHARD CÅ?UR DE LION-THE STORY OF HOW BLONDEL FOUND THE KING
  • CHAPTER XXXV. JOHN LACKLAND-THE STORY OF PRINCE ARTHUR
  • CHAPTER XXXVI. JOHN LACKLAND-THE STORY OF THE GREAT CHARTER
  • CHAPTER XXXVII. HENRY III. OF WINCHESTER-THE STORY OF HUBERT DE BURGH
  • CHAPTER XXXVIII. HENRY III. OF WINCHESTER-THE STORY OF SIMON DE MONTFORT
  • CHAPTER XXXIX. HENRY III.-THE STORY OF THE POISONED DAGGER
  • CHAPTER XL. EDWARD I.-THE LITTLE WAR OF CHALONS
  • CHAPTER XLI. EDWARD I.-THE LAWGIVER-THE STORY OF THE FIRST PRINCE OF WALES
  • CHAPTER XLII. EDWARD I.-THE HAMMER OF THE SCOTS
  • CHAPTER XLIII. EDWARD II. OF CAERNARVON-THE STORY OF KING ROBERT THE BRUCE AND BOHUN
  • CHAPTER XLIV. EDWARD II. OF CAERNARVON-THE STORY OF THE BATTLE OF BANNOCKBURN
  • CHAPTER XLV. EDWARD III. OF WINDSOR-THE STORY OF THE BATTLE OF SLUYS
  • CHAPTER XLVI. EDWARD III. OF WINDSOR-THE STORY OF THE BATTLE OF CRECY
  • CHAPTER XLVII. EDWARD III. OF WINDSOR-THE STORY OF THE SIEGE OF CALAIS
  • CHAPTER XLVIII. EDWARD III. OF WINDSOR-THE STORY OF THE BATTLE OF POITIERS
  • CHAPTER XLIX. RICHARD II. OF BORDEAUX-THE STORY OF WAT TYLER'S REBELLION
  • CHAPTER L. HOW KING RICHARD II. LOST HIS THRONE
  • CHAPTER LI. HENRY IV. OF BOLINGBROKE-THE STORY OF THE BATTLE OF SHREWSBURY
  • CHAPTER LII. HENRY IV. OF BOLINGBROKE-THE STORY OF HOW PRINCE HAL WAS SENT TO PRISON
  • CHAPTER LIII. HENRY V. OF MONMOUTH-THE STORY OF THE BATTLE OF AGINCOURT
  • CHAPTER LIV. HENRY VI. OF WINDSOR-THE STORY OF THE MAID OF ORLEANS
  • CHAPTER LV. HENRY VI. OF WINDSOR-THE RED ROSE AND THE WHITE
  • CHAPTER LVI. EDWARD IV.-THE STORY OF QUEEN MARGARET AND THE ROBBERS
  • CHAPTER LVII. EDWARD IV.-THE STORY OF THE KING-MAKER
  • CHAPTER LVIII. EDWARD V.-THE STORY OF THE KING WHO WAS NEVER CROWNED
  • CHAPTER LIX. RICHARD III.-THE STORY OF THE TWO LITTLE PRINCES IN THE TOWER
  • CHAPTER LX. HENRY VII.-THE STORY OF A MAKE-BELIEVE PRINCE
  • CHAPTER LXI. HENRY VII.-THE STORY OF ANOTHER MAKE-BELIEVE PRINCE
  • CHAPTER LXII. HENRY VIII.-THE STORY OF THE FIELD OF THE CLOTH OF GOLD
  • CHAPTER LXIII. HENRY VIII.-HOW THE KING BECAME THE DEFENDER OF THE FAITH AND HOW THE GREAT CARDINAL DIED
  • CHAPTER LXIV. HENRY VIII.-THE STORY OF THE KING'S SIX WIVES
  • CHAPTER LXV. EDWARD VI.-THE STORY OF A BOY KING
  • CHAPTER LXVI. THE STORY OF LADY JANE GREY
  • CHAPTER LXVII. MARY I.-HOW THE PRINCESS ELIZABETH BECAME A PRISONER
  • CHAPTER LXVIII. MARY I.-HOW A CANDLE WAS LIT IN ENGLAND WHICH HAS NEVER BEEN PUT OUT
  • CHAPTER LXIX. ELIZABETH-HOW THE IMPRISONED PRINCESS BECAME A QUEEN
  • CHAPTER LXX. ELIZABETH-THE STORY OF A MOST UNHAPPY QUEEN
  • CHAPTER LXXI. ELIZABETH-THE STORY OF HOW ENGLAND WAS SAVED FROM THE SPANIARDS
  • CHAPTER LXXII. ELIZABETH-THE STORY OF SIR WALTER RALEIGH
  • CHAPTER LXXIII. ELIZABETH-THE STORY OF THE QUEEN'S FAVOURITE
  • CHAPTER LXXIV. JAMES VI. OF SCOTLAND, I. OF ENGLAND-THE STORY OF GUY FAWKES
  • CHAPTER LXXV. JAMES VI. OF SCOTLAND, I. OF ENGLAND-THE STORY OF THE "MAYFLOWER
  • CHAPTER LXXVI. CHARLES I.-HOW A WOMAN STRUCK A BLOW FOR FREEDOM
  • CHAPTER LXXVII. CHARLES I.-THE STORY OF HOW THE KING AND THE PARLIAMENT QUARRELLED AND AT LAST FOUGHT
  • CHAPTER LXXVIII. CHARLES I.-THE STORY OF HOW THE KING WAS BROUGHT TO HIS DEATH
  • CHAPTER LXXIX. THE COMMONWEALTH-THE ADVENTURES OF A PRINCE
  • CHAPTER LXXX. THE COMMONWEALTH-THE LORD PROTECTOR
  • CHAPTER LXXXI. CHARLES II.-HOW THE KING CAME TO HIS OWN, AND HOW DEATH WALKED IN THE STREETS OF LONDON
  • CHAPTER LXXXII. CHARLES II.-THE STORY OF HOW LONDON WAS BURNED
  • CHAPTER LXXXIII. JAMES II. OF ENGLAND AND VII. OF SCOTLAND-THE FIERY CROSS
  • CHAPTER LXXXIV. JAMES II. OF ENGLAND AND VII. OF SCOTLAND-THE STORY OF KING MONMOUTH
  • CHAPTER LXXXV. JAMES II. OF ENGLAND AND VII. OF SCOTLAND-THE STORY OF THE SEVEN BISHOPS
  • CHAPTER LXXXVI. JAMES II. OF ENGLAND AND VII. OF SCOTLAND-WILLIAM THE DELIVERER
  • CHAPTER LXXXVII. WILLIAM III. AND MARY II.-THE STORY OF BRAVE LONDONDERRY
  • CHAPTER LXXXVIII. WILLIAM III. AND MARY II.-THE STORY OF A SAD DAY IN A HIGHLAND GLEN
  • CHAPTER LXXXIX. ANNE-HOW THE UNION JACK WAS MADE
  • CHAPTER XC. GEORGE I.-THE STORY OF THE EARL OF MAR'S HUNTING-PARTY
  • CHAPTER XCI. GEORGE II.-THE STORY OF BONNIE PRINCE CHARLIE
  • CHAPTER XCII. GEORGE II.-THE STORY OF FLORA MACDONALD
  • CHAPTER XCIII. GEORGE II.-THE STORY OF THE BLACK HOLE OF CALCUTTA
  • CHAPTER XCIV. GEORGE II.-THE STORY OF HOW CANADA WAS WON
  • CHAPTER XCV. GEORGE III.-THE STORY OF HOW AMERICA WAS LOST
  • CHAPTER XCVI. GEORGE III.-A STORY OF THE SPINNING-WHEEL
  • CHAPTER XCVII. GEORGE III.-ENGLAND EXPECTS THAT EVERY MAN WILL DO HIS DUTY
  • CHAPTER XCVIII. GEORGE III.-THE BATTLE OF WATERLOO
  • CHAPTER XCIX. GEORGE IV.-THE FIRST GENTLEMAN IN EUROPE
  • CHAPTER C. WILLIAM IV.-THE STORY OF TWO PEACEFUL VICTORIES
  • CHAPTER CI. VICTORIA-THE GIRL QUEEN
  • CHAPTER CII. VICTORIA-WHEN BREAD WAS DEAR
  • CHAPTER CIII. VICTORIA-PEACE
  • CHAPTER CIV. VICTORIA-WAR
  • CHAPTER CV. VICTORIA-THE LAND OF SNOW
  • CHAPTER CVI. VICTORIA-THE SIEGE OF DELHI
  • CHAPTER CVII. VICTORIA-THE PIPES AT LUCKNOW
  • CHAPTER CVIII. VICTORIA-UNDER THE SOUTHERN CROSS
  • CHAPTER CIX. VICTORIA-FROM CANNIBAL TO CHRISTIAN
  • CHAPTER CX. VICTORIA-BOER AND BRITON
  • LIST OF KINGS FROM EDWARD THE CONFESSOR

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