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Our Island Story
by H. E. Marshall
A child's history of England from earliest legendary times delightfully retold. Beginning with the stories of Albion and Brutus, it relates all the interesting legends and hero tales in which the history of England abounds through the end of the reign of Queen Victoria.  Ages 9-12
653 pages $22.95   

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Front Matter

Back Matter

The Stories of Albion and Brutus
The Coming of the Romans
The Romans Come Again
How Caligula Conquered Britain
The Story of a Warrior Queen
The Last of the Romans
The Story of St. Alban
Vortigern and King Constans
The Story of the Coming of Hengist and Horsa
Hengist's Treachery
How the Giant's Dance Was Brought to Britain
The Coming of Arthur
The Founding of the Round Table
The Story of Gregory and the Pretty Children
How King Alfred Learned To Read
King Alfred in the Cowherd's Cottage
More about Alfred the Great
Ethelred the Unready
How Edmund Ironside Fought for the Crown
Canute and the Waves
Edward the Confessor
The Battle of Stamford Bridge
The Battle of Hastings
William the Conqueror—Hereward the Wake
William the Conqueror—Death of the King
The Story of William the Red
Henry I—The Story of the "White Ship"
The Story of King Stephen
Henry Plantagenet—Gilbert and Rohesia
Henry Plantagenet—Thomas à Becket
Henry Plantagenet—The Conquest of Ireland
The Story of Richard Coeur de Lion
The Story of How Blondel Found the King
John Lackland—The Story of Prince Arthur
John Lackland—The Story of the Great Charter
Henry III of Winchester—Hubert de Burgh
Henry III of Winchester—Simon de Montfort
Henry III—The Story of the Poisoned Dagger
Edward I—The Little War of Chalons
Edward I—The Lawgiver
Edward I—The Hammer of the Scots
The Story of King Robert the Bruce and Bohun
The Story of the Battle of Bannockburn
Edward III of Windsor—The Battle of Sluys
Edward III of Windsor—The Battle of Crecy
Edward III of Windsor—The Siege of Calais
Edward III of Windsor—The Battle of Poitiers
Richard II of Bordeaux—Wat Tyler's Rebellion
How King Richard Lost His Throne
Henry IV of Bolingbroke—Battle of Shrewsbury
The Story of How Prince Hal Was Sent to Prison
Henry V of Monmouth—The Battle of Agincourt
Henry VI of Windsor—The Maid of Orleans
Henry VI of Windsor—Red Rose and White
Edward IV—Queen Margaret and the Robbers
Edward IV—The Story of the Kingmaker
Edward V—The King Who Was Never Crowned
Richard III—Two Little Princes in the Tower
Henry VII—Story of the Make-Believe Prince
Henry VII—Another Make-Believe Prince
Henry VIII—The Field of the Cloth of Gold
How the King Became the Defender of the Faith
Henry VIII—The Story of the King's Six Wives
Edward VI—The Story of a Boy King
The Story of Lady Jane Grey
How the Princess Elizabeth Became a Prisoner
Mary I—How a Candle Was Lit in England
How the Imprisoned Princess Became a Queen
Elizabeth—The Story of a Most Unhappy Queen
How England Was Saved from the Spaniards
Elizabeth—The Story of Sir Walter Raleigh
Elizabeth—The Story of the Queen's Favourite
The Story of Guy Fawkes
The Story of the Mayflower
How a Woman Struck a Blow for Freedom
How the King and the Parliament Quarreled
The Story of How the King Was Brought to His Death
The Commonwealth—The Adventures of a Prince
The Commonwealth—The Lord Protector
How Death Walked in the Streets of London
Charles II—How London Was Burned
The Fiery Cross
The Story of King Monmouth
The Story of the Seven Bishops
William the Deliverer
William III and Mary II—Brave Londonderry
The Story of a Sad Day in a Highland Glen
Anne—How the Union Jack Was Made
The Story of the Earl of Mar's Hunting Party
George II—The Story of Bonnie Prince Charlie
George II—The Story of Flora MacDonald
The Story of the Black Hole of Calcutta
George II—The Story of How Canada Was Won
George III—The Story of How America Was Lost
George III—A Story of the Spinning-Wheel
England Expects That Every Man Will Do His Duty
George III—The Battle of Waterloo
George IV—The First Gentleman in Europe
William IV—Two Peaceful Victories
Victoria—The Girl Queen
Victoria—When Bread Was Dear
Victoria—The Land of Snow
Victoria—The Siege of Delhi
Victoria—The Pipes at Lucknow
Victoria—Under the Southern Cross
Victoria—From Cannibal to Christian
Victoria—Boer and Briton
List of Kings from Edward the Confessor

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