British & Irish History
British & Irish History
Medieval;Renaissance;Early Modern;Modern &Contemporary Social; Economic; Political & Military

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  1. FALLING FROM GRACE

    FALLING FROM GRACE
    Reversal of Fortune and the English Nobility, 1075-1455

    J S BOTHWELL
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    Painted on cathedral walls and used as leitmotif by fifteenth-century writers, the 'Wheel of Fortune' and the 'Fall of Princes' were fundamental themes through which medieval people understood the mut... Learn More
  2. COMMUNE, COUNTRY AND COMMONWEALTH

    COMMUNE, COUNTRY AND COMMONWEALTH
    The People of Cirencester, 1117-1643

    DAVID ROLLISON

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    This work suggests that towns like Cirencester are a missing link connecting local and national history, in the formative centuries from Magna Carta to the English Revolution. Focused on a town that m... Learn More
  3. CRICKET AND COMMUNITY IN ENGLAND

    CRICKET AND COMMUNITY IN ENGLAND
    1800 to the Present Day

    PETER DAVIES and ROBERT LIGHT

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    This book, written by two specialist cricket historians, provides a path-breaking enquiry into the social history of the summer game. It traces the history of the sport at grassroots level from its or... Learn More
  4. THE GEORGIAN MENAGERIE

    THE GEORGIAN MENAGERIE
    Exotic Animals in Eighteenth-Century London

    CHRISTOPHER PLUMB

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    In Georgian London one might have encountered an elephant or a kangaroo making its way down the Strand, heading towards the menagerie of Mr Pidcock at the Exeter Change. Pidcock's was just one of a nu... Learn More
  5. REGIME AND RELIGION,  SHREWSBURY 1400-1700

    REGIME AND RELIGION, SHREWSBURY 1400-1700

    BARBARA COULTON
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    This is a study of the political and religious life and allegiances of Shrewsbury, from the time of the deposition of one king, Richard II, in 1399 to that of another, James II, in 1689. The period st... Learn More
  6. SOUTHAMPTON

    SOUTHAMPTON
    Gateway to the British Empire

    Edited by MILES TAYLOR

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    This account considers the modern history of the city and port of Southampton through the lens of empire. It examines some of the major international celebrities associated with the region, such as Da... Learn More
  7. ALDEBURGH

    ALDEBURGH
    A Song of the Sea

    TIM COATES

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    A look at the history, culture and personalities of this famous Suffolk town, through archive photographs, maps, portraits and contemporary paintings. The text takes the reader from the earliest accou... Learn More
  8. A COLLECTION OF RANTER WRITINGS

    A COLLECTION OF RANTER WRITINGS
    Spiritual Liberty and Sexual Freedom in the English Revolution

    NIGEL SMITH

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    The Ranters -- like the Levellers and the Diggers -- were a group of religious libertarians who flourished during the English Civil War, a period of social and religious turmoil which saw, in the word... Learn More
  9. HONOUR, INTEREST AND POWER

    HONOUR, INTEREST AND POWER
    An Illustrated History of the House of Lords, 1660-1715

    Edited by RUTH PALEY and PAUL SEAWARD

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    Condemned as 'useless and dangerous', the House of Lords was abolished in the revolution of 1649, shortly after the execution of King Charles I. Reinstated, along with the monarchy, at the Restoration... Learn More
  10. MAGNA CARTA

    MAGNA CARTA
    Law, Liberty, Legacy

    Edited by CLAIRE BREAY and JULIAN HARRISON

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    When it was granted by King John in 1215, Magna Carta was a practical solution to a political crisis. In the centuries since, it has become a potent symbol of liberty and the rule of law. This catalog... Learn More

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