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Beric the Briton By C4 Creations
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First published in 1892 Beric the Briton, by G. A. Henty, is about the invasion of Britain by the Roman legionaries. Beric plays an important and significant role in the insurrection under Queen... More > Boadicea (A.D. 62). After the queens defeat, Beric continues the struggle until his defeat when he is taken captive to Rome. There, in a school of gladiators he is taught the exercise of arms. Upon his return to Britain he becomes ruler of his people.< Less
Beric the Briton By C4 Creations
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First published in 1892 Beric the Briton, by G. A. Henty, is about the invasion of Britain by the Roman legionaries. Beric plays an important and significant role in the insurrection under Queen... More > Boadicea (A.D. 62). After the queens defeat, Beric continues the struggle until his defeat when he is taken captive to Rome. There, in a school of gladiators he is taught the exercise of arms. Upon his return to Britain he becomes ruler of his people.< Less
Beric the Briton By George Alfred Henty
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About the Author- George Alfred Henty (8 December 1832 – 16 November 1902), was a prolific English novelist and a special correspondent. He is best known for his historical adventure stories... More > that were popular in the late 19th century. His works include The Dragon & The Raven (1886), For The Temple (1888), Under Drake's Flag (1883) and In Freedom's Cause (1885). -Wikipedia Excerpt - CHAPTER I : A HOSTAGE "It is a fair sight." "It may be a fair sight in a Roman's eyes, Beric, but nought could be fouler to those of a Briton. To me every one of those blocks of brick and stone weighs down and helps to hold in bondage this land of ours; while that temple they have dared to rear to their gods, in celebration of their having conquered Britain, is an insult and a lie.< Less
Beric the Briton By G A Henty
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"Charge!" A Story of Briton and Boer By George Fenn
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Arthur The Ancient Briton By Ian Cope
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Introducing Arthur, a rather skinny, seven year old Ancient Briton. Together with his pet dinosaur, Cedric and his Great Grandfather Footit, Arthur sets off on an expedition through the Dark Forest.... More > Will they make it to the other side? Who will they meet along the way? Arthur is about to have his first big adventure!< Less
Charge! A Story of Briton and Boer By George Manville Fenn
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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: George Manville Fenn (3 January 1831, Pimlico – 26 August... More > 1909, Isleworth) was an English novelist, journalist, editor and educationalist.Fenn, the third child and eldest son of a butler, Charles Fenn, was largely self-educated, teaching himself French, German and Italian. After studying at Battersea Training College for Teachers (1851–54), he became the master of a national school at Alford, Lincolnshire. He later became a printer, editor and publisher of short-lived periodicals, before attracting the attention of Charles Dickens and others with a sketch for All the Year Round in 1864. He contributed to Chambers's Journal and Once a Week. In 1866, he wrote a series of articles on working-class life for the newspaper The Star. These were collected and republished in four volumes. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Manville_Fenn< Less
Ripped-off Britons By Hari & Jake
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The Ripped-off Britons cartoon strip appears in the Guardian newspaper online at http://www.guardian.co.uk/money/series/ripped-off-britons You can also visit our independent blog at... More > www.rippedoffbritons.com< Less
History of the Britons (Historia Brittonum) By active 796 Nennius
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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: Nennius (also known as Nemnius or Nemnivus) was a Welsh monk of... More > the 9th century. He has traditionally been attributed with the authorship of the Historia Brittonum, based on the prologue affixed to that work, This attribution is widely considered a secondary (10th century) tradition.Nennius was a student of Elvodugus, commonly identified with the bishop Elfodd who convinced British ecclesiastics to accept the Continental dating for Easter, and who died in 809 according to the Annales Cambriae.Nennius is believed to have lived in the area made up by present day Brecknockshire and Radnorshire counties in Powys, Wales. He lived outside the Anglo-Saxon kingdoms, isolated by mountains in a rural society. Because of the lack of evidence concerning the life of Nennius he has become the subject of legend himself. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nennius< Less
Beric the Briton : a Story of the Roman Invasion By G. A. (George Alfred) Henty
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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: George Alfred Henty (8 December 1832 – 16 November 1902)... More > was a prolific English novelist and war correspondent. He is best known for his historical adventure stories that were popular in the late 19th century. His works include The Dragon & The Raven (1886), For The Temple (1888), Under Drake's Flag (1883) and In Freedom's Cause (1885).G. A. Henty was born in Trumpington, near Cambridge. He was a sickly child who had to spend long periods in bed. During his frequent illnesses he became an avid reader and developed a wide range of interests which he carried into adulthood. He attended Westminster School, London, and later Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, where he was a keen sportsman. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/G._A._Henty< Less