English History


The Six Wives of Henry VIII
The Life of Elizabeth I
The Lady in the Tower: The Fall of Anne Boleyn
The Plantagenets: The Warrior Kings and Queens Who Made England
The Wives of Henry VIII
The Wars of the Roses
The Children of Henry VIII
The Time Traveller's Guide to Medieval England: A Handbook for Visitors to the Fourteenth Century
Eleanor of Aquitaine: A Life
The Other Boleyn Girl (The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels, #9)
The White Queen (The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels, #2)
She-Wolves: The Women Who Ruled England Before Elizabeth
Henry VIII: The King and His Court
Mary Boleyn: The Mistress of Kings
Queen Isabella: Treachery, Adultery, and Murder in Medieval England
Alan Moore
Remember, remember the Fifth of November, The Gunpowder Treason and Plot, I know of no reason Why the gunpowder treason Should ever be forgot. Guy Fawkes, Guy Fawkes, t’was his intent To blow up the King and Parli’ment. Three-score barrels of powder below To prove old England’s overthrow; By God’s providence he was catch’d With a dark lantern and burning match. Holloa boys, holloa boys, let the bells ring. Holloa boys, holloa boys, God save the King!
Alan Moore, V for Vendetta

Gower is the first English writer to use "history" as an English word. He regularly rhymes the term with "memory," for to his way of thinking history and memory are correlative. That is, without history, there can be no memory; and without memory, there can be no history. But the point of historical knowledge is not to enable people to live in the past, or even to understand the past in the way we would expect a modern historian to proceed; rather, it is to enable people to live more vitally in ...more
Russell A. Peck, Confessio Amantis, Volume 2

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Extracts from the Journal of Roger, First Baron Mortimer.
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Several articles on the Norman Gernon family- by Mary Therese Burns
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