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A Student's History of England, v. 1

From the earliest times to the Death of King Edward VII

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Published: 1915
Language: English
Wordcount: 136,003 / 422 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 85.1
LoC Category: D
Downloads: 752
Added to site: 2009.02.24 23516
Genre: History

The present work is intended for such students as have already an elementary knowledge of the main facts of English history, and aims at meeting their needs by the use of plain language on the one hand, and by the avoidance, on the other hand, of that multiplicity of details which is apt to overburden the memory.

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10. The Rising of the Earls. 1075 110

11. The New Forest 110

12. Domesday Book. 1085--1086 111

13. William's Great Councils 112

14. The Gemot at Salisbury. 1086 113

15. William's Death. 1087 114


WILLIAM II. 1087--1100.

1. The Accession of the Red King. 1087 114

2. The Wickedness of the Red King 115

3. Ranulf Flambard 116

4. Feudal Dues 116

5. Archbishop Anselm 117

6. The Council of Rockingham. 1095 118

7. William II. and his Brothers 118

8. William and Scotland. 1093--1094 119

9. Mowbray's Rebellion. 1095 120

10. The First Crusade. 1095--1099 120

11. Normandy in Pledge. 1096 121

12. The Last Years of the Red King 121

13. The Death of the Red King. 1100 122



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