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The Fifth Queen: And How She Came to Court By Ford Madox Ford
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Tired of small text? Tired of small books? This high quality book called: The Fifth Queen: And How She Came to Court By: Ford Madox Ford features a large 12pt font and high quality typesetting. Hint:... More > You can preview this book by clicking on "preview" locating under the cover of this book.< Less
A Prince of Good Fellows By Robert Barr
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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: Robert Barr (16 September 1849 – 21 October 1912) was a... More > Scottish-Canadian short story writer and novelist, born in Glasgow, Scotland.Barr emigrated with his parents to Upper Canada at age four and was educated in Toronto at Toronto Normal School. Barr became a teacher and eventual headmaster of the Central School of Windsor, Ontario. While he had that job he began to contribute short stories—often based on personal experiences—to the Detroit Free Press. In 1876 Barr quit his teaching position to become a staff member of that publication, in which his contributions were published with the pseudonym "Luke Sharp." This nom de plume was derived from the time he attended school in Toronto. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Barr_(writer)< Less
Life of Mary Queen of Scots, Volume 1 (of 2) By Henry Glassford Bell
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The Abbot By Walter Scott
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The Abbot (1820) is a historical novel by Sir Walter Scott. A sequel to The Monastery, it is one of Scott's Tales from Benedictine Sources and is set in the time of Mary, Queen of Scots. The story... More > follows the fortunes of certain characters Scott introduced in The Monastery, but it also introduces new characters such as Roland Graeme.It is concerned mainly with Queen Mary's imprisonment at Loch Leven Castle in 1567, her escape, and her defeat. Parallel to this is the romance of Roland Graeme, a dim-witted but spirited youth. He is brought up at the castle of Avenel by Mary Avenel and her husband, Halbert Glendinning. Roland is sent by the Regent Murray to be page to Mary Stuart with directions to guard her. He falls in love with Catherine Seyton, who is one of the ladies-in-waiting to the queen. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Abbot Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
Mary Stuart: A Tragedy By Friedrich Schiller
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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: Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller (German:... More > [ˈjoːhan ˈkʁɪstɔf ˈfʁiːdʁɪç fɔn ˈʃɪlɐ]; 10 November 1759 – 9 May 1805) was a German poet, philosopher, physician, historian, and playwright. During the last seventeen years of his life (1788–1805), Schiller struck up a productive, if complicated, friendship with the already famous and influential Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. They frequently discussed issues concerning aesthetics, and Schiller encouraged Goethe to finish works he left as sketches. This relationship and these discussions led to a period now referred to as Weimar Classicism. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Friedrich_Schiller< Less
A Narrative of the expedition of Hernando de Soto into Florida published at Evora in 1557 By Knight of Elvas
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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: Richard Hakluyt (/ˈhæklʊt/,... More > /ˈhæklət/, or /ˈhækəlwɪt/; 1553 – 23 November 1616) was an English writer. He is known for promoting the British colonisation of North America by the English through his works, notably Divers Voyages Touching the Discoverie of America (1582) and The Principal Navigations, Voiages, Traffiques and Discoueries of the English Nation (1589–1600).Hakluyt was educated at Westminster School and Christ Church, Oxford. Between 1583 and 1588 he was chaplain and secretary to Sir Edward Stafford, English ambassador at the French court. An ordained priest, Hakluyt held important positions at Bristol Cathedral and Westminster Abbey and was personal chaplain to Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury, principal Secretary of State to Elizabeth I and James I. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Hakluyt< Less
Unknown to History: A Story of the Captivity of Mary of Scotland By Charlotte M. (Charlotte Mary) Yonge
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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: Charlotte Mary Yonge (11 August 1823 – 24 May 1901) was an... More > English novelist known for her huge output, now mostly out of print.Charlotte Mary Yonge was born in Otterbourne, Hampshire, England, on 11 August 1823 to William Yonge and Fanny Yonge, née Bargus. She was educated at home by her father, studying Latin, Greek, French, Euclid and algebra. Her father's lessons could be harsh:He required a diligence and accuracy that were utterly alien to me. He thundered at me so that nobody could bear to hear it, and often reduced me to tears, but his approbation was so delightful that it was a delicious stimulus... I believe, in spite of all breezes over my innate slovenliness, it would have broken our hearts to leave off working together. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charlotte_Mary_Yonge< Less
Body, Parentage and Character in History: Notes on the Tudor Period By Furneaux Jordan
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Gospels of Pope Gregorius I was made at France about 1100. By Richard Estes
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Book #1542: Gospels of Pope Gregorius I. It was made at France about 1100. National Library at Paris, France - Latin 2251. It has 103 leaves but you will see 65 special color pages.
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