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The Illustrated History Of Chester

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The history of the city of Chester is so much more than the occupying Roman Legions and the walled fortress that they built on a sandstone outcrop overlooking the river Dee. This book investigates the very earliest settlement of the site prior to the Roman invasion, as well as looking at the various periods of settlement, notable characters and important events that have ...more
Hardcover, 224 pages
Published 2009 by Breedon Books
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Paul
Aug 17, 2014 Paul rated it it was ok
The city of Chester in north-west England has a long and deep history ranging from the time of the Romans through the Dark Ages and the Normans through to the English Civil War. That makes virtually two thousand years of almost constant history to be squeezed into one book that could and should have been amazing.

Naturally, as I'm Chester born and bred, I have a vested interest in this book and already a notable amount of knowledge on the subject so a lot of the information wasn't particularly ne
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