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The Royal School Series
Thomas Nelson & Sons
Pub 1907 to 1909

A series printed in large font for younger readers and clearly intended to inspire them by the history of their nation and each with many illustration plates, with paintings from the great Historical Painters. Some of these editions are very rare.

All Good to Good+ condition with generally clean pages, defects include: rubbing to boards, some light cracking, former owner's name stamp, fading to spine

Book I: Tales of the Home-land. Ancient Britons, Alfred, the Danes, the Normans, the medieval kings, Joan of Arc, Drake, the Roundheads, Nelson and the history of the 19th century.

Book II: Great legends and historical stories from British history incl King Arthur, Hereward the Wake, the New Forest, Robin Hood, William Wallace, the Black Prince, Mary Queen of Scots, Cromwell, Bonnie Prince Charlie etc

Book III (192pp). Third Book: Britons of Renown. This volume covers the lives of great Britons incl Boadicea, Aidan, Sweyn, Godwin, Harold, Thomas Becket, Hubert de Burgh, Robert the Bruce, Wolsey, Gilbert, Myngs, William of Orange, George Washington (yes, included in this list of Britons), Captain Cook, Wilberforce.

Fifth Book: Tudor and Stuart (1485 to 1688). This volume concentrates on the tumultuous period of English history that saw the emergence of the Tudors and their replacement by the Stuarts, interrupted by the period of Puritan England after the beheading of Charles I. Highlighted by the golden monarchs Henry VIII, Elizabeth I and Charles II, this period also witnessed the age of exploration in which the English colonised America and explored the world through Drake, Raleigh and others plus defended the homeland from the Spanish Armada.

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