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Buch der Kunst, dadurch der weltliche Mensch mag geistlich warden. By Richard Estes
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Book #1155: Buch der Kunst, dadurch der weltliche Mensch mag geistlich warden. Printed by Johann Bamler at Augsburg, Germany in August 23, 1491. State Library at Munich, Germany - BSB-Ink B-960. It... More > has 222 pages but you will see 113 special color pages with 105 woodcuts.< Less
The Wives of Henry the Eighth and the Parts They Played in History By Martin A. S. (Martin Andrew Sharp) Hume
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Martin Andrew Sharp (1847–1910), known from 1877 onwards as... More > Martin Hume, was an English historian, long a resident in Spain.Sharp was born in London on 8 December 1843. He was second son of William Lacy Sharp, of the East India Company's service, who married Louisa Charlotte Hume in 1840. He was educated at a private school at Forest Gate, he had some practical training in business, and began early to learn Spanish. A branch of his mother's family had settled at Madrid towards the end of the eighteenth century. In 1860, he paid his Spanish kinsfolk a first visit, which had a decisive influence on his career. His relatives received him with affectionate cordiality. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martin_Sharp_(journalist)< Less
De Bellis Renationis By Phil Barker & Richard Bodley Scott
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“De Bellis Renationis” is a set of wargames rules for Renaissance battle, covering the period from 1491 AD to 1700 AD. It was first published in 1995 and later updated to version 2.0... More > published in 2004. It was accompanied by three books of Army Lists describing the main armies in use during that period. This reprint of the 2004 version (DBR 2.0) provides both rules and army lists in a single convenient volume. (Please note this reprint is not produced by WRG Ltd).< Less
The Caxton Conspiracy By Arthur Eedle
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Caxton College is an ancient seat of learning. Built at the time of William Caxton’s death in 1491, its purpose has gone through several changes over the years. In this story it is a... More > Theological College for young men, housing about a hundred students. Dr Alan Dunstan, Master of Calvin House, returning from his summer vacation in Scotland, expecting the new academic year to follow its usual course, was very alarmed to find that within weeks, disturbing undertones of a sinister nature were beginning to emerge. Who is behind it, and why? Would he and his little band of Pioneers be able to cope with this? Would they be able to retain their integrity and position as the pressures build against them?< Less
King Henry VIII - a Marriage broken, a Church divided By Jason Coussaert
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On 28 June 1491 a prince was born at the English Court. Seventeen years later, he enherited the throne from his father, a man who made England a rich and powerful state during his rule, and for... More > nearly forty years he would go by the name Henry VIII, king of England. But Henry's reign was not one of peace and tranquility. He shook the very foundations of the English state. During the next few hours you will read a story unlike any other. One of love and lies, of friendship and betrayal, of loyalty and deceit.< Less
INDIA AND THE UNITED STATES - A STUDY OF TWO GREAT DEMOCRACIES By RAJESH KUMAR
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The verifiable associates among thus-India could be followed to the 1491 the time as Chris. Identified us sometime throughout his quest for another track to India. However the official and formal... More > connections started after India picked up autonomy. Us make contact with India had started before the American Revolution the distance through warriors and mariners who had existed both in the American settlements and in India later both countries had imparted contacts through distinctive business settings, for instance, ministers, voyagers, scholarly individuals and Indian adaptability contenders. (Shrivastav, Sanjeev Kumar 2009) In 1905 he headed off there so as to inform the American individuals concerning the requirement for Indian Independence. The United States was a haven for Indian flexibility contenders. In the meantime India rose to conspicuousness in American outside arrangement due to the key imperativeness of the Indian Ocean.< Less
Henri VIII [French] By William Shakespeare
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: François Pierre Guillaume Guizot... More > (French: [fʁɑ̃swa pjɛʁ ɡijom ɡizo]; 4 October 1787 – 12 September 1874) was a French historian, orator, and statesman. Guizot was a dominant figure in French politics prior to the Revolution of 1848, a conservative liberal who opposed the attempt by King Charles X to usurp legislative power, and worked to sustain a constitutional monarchy following the July Revolution of 1830.He then served the "citizen king" Louis Philippe, as Minister of Education, 1832–37, ambassador to London, Foreign Minister 1840–1847, and finally Prime Minister of France from 19 September 1847 to 23 February 1848. Guizot's influence was critical in expanding public education, which under his ministry saw the creation of primary schools in every French commune. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fran%C3%A7ois_Guizot< Less
Jacques Cartier [French] By H. Emile (Henri Emile) Chevalier
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Jacques Cartier was a federal electoral district in Quebec, Canada, that was represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1867 to 1953.It was created by the British North America Act,... More > 1867. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jacques_Cartier_(electoral_district) Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
I Diced With God By Dorothy Davies
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"28th June, 1491 was a momentous day for England. Sadly England did not realise it at the time. I came kicking and squalling into this world, full of vigour, full of strength and hearty of... More > lungs. God be witness to this, what was the first thing they did? Put me to the breast. Now I ask you... what chance did a man have of growing up to be indifferent to women when they did that!" With these words his Majesty King Henry VIII, arguably the most powerful English king, strides onto the pages of this remarkable book. In conversation with the woman he believes to be the reincarnation of katherine of Aragon, he recounts the real events surrounding his six wives; his regrets, his triumphs and his disasters. In coruscating detail he relives the moment he fell in love with his brother's wife and how all that befell him and his beloved England stemmed from that moment. By turns acerbic, witty, brutal and sensitive, Henry VIII stands revealed at last - but beware, he is not happy with how history has treated him!< Less
Dialogues in French and English By William Caxton
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Recuyell of the Historyes of Troye Dictes or Sayengis of the... More > PhilosophresWilliam Caxton (c. 1422 – c. 1491) was an English merchant, diplomat, writer, and printer. He is thought to be the first English person to work as a printer and the first to introduce a printing press into England, which he did in 1476. He was also the first English retailer of printed books; his London contemporaries in the trade were all Flemish, German, or French. In 2002, he was named among the 100 Greatest Britons in a BBC poll.William Caxton's parentage is uncertain. His date of birth is unknown, but records place it in the region of 1415–1424, based on the fact that his apprenticeship fees were paid in 1438. Caxton would have been 14 at the date of apprenticeship, but masters often paid the fees late. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Caxton< Less

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