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Sir Francis Drake - History

The epic circumnavigation of the famous privateer Francis Drake.

http://sirfrancisdrakehistory.net/

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A Personal Railway History

Account by Fred Gibbs, a Birmingham man who worked on the railway between the years 1918 and 1967.

http://railwaymemories.8m.com

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An Island Story - A History of England for Boys and Girls

Full text of the illustrated childrens' history book written in 1920 by H. E. Marshall.

http://digital.library.upenn.edu/women/marshall/england/england.html

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Battle Conference of Anglo-Norman Studies

An annual event devoted to medieval history and culture. Information on past meetings, and date and location of upcoming meeting.

http://www.battleconference.com

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Coal Mining

Coalmining history research service providing books, photographs, illustrations, films, mining and geological maps and plans. Family history resource.

http://website.lineone.net/~coalmining

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England Under the Tudors

Full text of the work by Arthur D. Innes', published in 1913. [PDF]

http://www.cwru.edu/UL/preserve/stack/Tudors.html

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English Culture

Discover the fads, foibles, history and eccentricities of England and the English.

http://englishculture.about.com

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Florilegium Urbanum

A selection of primary documents, in modern English translation, illustrating aspects of urban society in medieval England.

http://the-orb.net/encyclop/culture/towns/florilegium/flor00.html

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History of England

General topics arranged in broad time periods.

http://www.historyofengland.net/

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King Henry VIII History Department

A schools history department Website with information on Tudor England, and working conditions during the Industrial Revolution.

http://website.lineone.net/~sjholcombe/

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local Histories

Histories of towns and cities in England and Wales

http://www.localhistories.org

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Macaulay's History of England, Volume 1

First published in 1849, it covers the English Civil Wars through to the Monmouth Rebellion.

http://www.strecorsoc.org/macaulay/title.html

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Magna Carta

Translation from the Latin of the original version of the Magna Carta of Great Britain, signed by King John at Runnymede in 1215. With links to glossary and Latin original text.

http://www.magnacartaplus.org/magnacarta/

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Mr. Punch's History of Modern England, Volume I--1841-1857

Complete text of the book by Charles L. Graves, published in 1921.

http://etext.lib.virginia.edu/toc/modeng/public/GraPunc.html

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North East Fire and Ambulance Services

A history of the services in photographs.

http://www.fireambulance.f9.co.uk/

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Old Father Thames

Historical incident, personalities and associations of the river Thames related to specified points along its course and on its banks

http://www.Old-Father-Thames.co.uk

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Outlaws and Highwaymen

Songs, poems, stories, memoirs, letters, satires, sermons, and other writings from the times are used to tell about the English highwayman from the 14th through the 19th centuries.

http://www.outlawsandhighwaymen.com

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Seventeenth Century England.

Wills, Muster Lists and Parish Register together with more general information including coinage, wages, prices and artillery.

http://www.portsdown.demon.co.uk/index.htm

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The Confederation of the Cinque Ports

Historic association of maritime towns in Kent and Sussex. Includes history, heraldic and ceremonial information, events, contacts and links about the ports and associated towns.

http://www.cinqueports.org/

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The Making of the English Middle Class

Full text of Peter Earle's book, subtitled "Business, Society and Family Life in London 1660-1730".

http://ark.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/ft8489p27k/

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The South Coast Martello Towers

Peter Hibbs charts the history, construction, siting and individual history of each of the 74 English south coast Martello Towers.

http://www.martello-towers.co.uk/

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The Victoria County History

Based at the Institute of Historical Research, the English local history series began in 1899 and was dedicated to Queen Victoria. Includes information and draft text for counties in progress.

http://www.englandpast.net

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The Village Labourer 1760-1832

First published in 1911, this study in the government of England before the Reform Bill takes a detailed look at the consequences of the acts of enclosure, which dramatically changed life in the countryside. Full text available on-line.

http://socserv2.socsci.mcmaster.ca/~econ/ugcm/3ll3/hammond/village.html

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Times of Change in the History of England

A brief history of the periods of transition in England, including the Norman Conquest, the Plague, and the Reformation.

http://awylie.tripod.com/index.html

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ViewFinder

Large historical image collection from English Heritage. Profile and image search.

http://viewfinder.english-heritage.org.uk/

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