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A re-evaluation of the place in history of Elizabeth Woodville as an unsuitable bride for King Edward IV. Her family being supposedly “genteel rather than noble descent.” By John George
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A re-evaluation of the place in history of Elizabeth Woodville as an unsuitable bride for King Edward IV. Her family being supposedly “genteel rather than noble descent.” Elizabeth was... More > descended from Charlemagne Emperor of Holy Rome, El Cid, William the Conqueror, Muhammad The Prophet of Islam, Brian Boruma King of Ireland, Alfonso VII Emperor of Spain, Edward 'the Elder' King of England, Charles III the Simple King of France, Casimir I the Restorer King of Poland, Malcolm III King of Scotland, Abul-Kasim Muhammad Abbad King of Seville amongst many other notable ancestors. Her mother was Jacquetta, daughter of Pierre of Luxembourg, Count of Saint Pol, Conversano and Brienne. Her first husband was John Duke of Bedford, son of King Henry IV. John was Regent of England for his nephew, King Henry VI and Governor of Normandy.< Less
A Vedic Horoscope for Prince Harry By Anton Rodionov
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Anton Rodionov, a Russian Vedic astrologer, analyzes the Vedic astrological birth chart of Prince Harry, and compares it with the birth charts of more than twenty world leaders and public figures,... More > both past and present. From his analysis, he determines that Prince Harry can become a king. He would not displace his brother, Prince William, but would reign in another country, instead - namely, Russia.< Less
The Sons Of York By william browse
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An epic historical novel set during the English Wars of the Roses. It tells the story of the first ten years of the reign of King Edward the Fourth from his seizure of the Throne at the age of... More > nineteen amidst the blizzards of the battle of Towton, to the climactic struggles at Barnet and Tewkesbury and his final meeting in the Tower of London with the King he deposed. In these ten years he suffers a series of extremes of fortune unmatched by any other English monarch. Some are brought about by his own actions, some by the treachery of others including members of his own family. His two brothers, Richard of Gloucester and George of Clarence grow into manhood in the midst of this epic dynastic struggle for the English Crown. And over it all hovers the presence of Warwick the Kingmaker, the most powerful man in the land.< Less
The Sons Of York By william browse
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An epic historical novel set during the English Wars of the Roses. It tells the story of the first ten years of the reign of King Edward the Fourth from his seizure of the Throne at the age of... More > nineteen amidst the blizzards of the battle of Towton, to the climactic struggles at Barnet and Tewkesbury and his final meeting in the Tower of London with the King he deposed. In these ten years he suffers a series of extremes of fortune unmatched by any other English monarch. Some are brought about by his own actions, some by the treachery of others including members of his own family. His two brothers, Richard of Gloucester and George of Clarence grow into manhood in the midst of this epic dynastic struggle for the English Crown. And over it all hovers the presence of Warwick the Kingmaker, the most powerful man in the land.< Less
A Short History of Scotland By Andrew Lang
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This publication provides a concise overview of the history of Scotland. Beginning with the Romans, early Christianity and the Early Wars of Races, the text explores Scotland's colorful history.... More > Topics and people covered include the nglish claims over Scotland, Malcolm Canmore, the Norman Conquest, David I, the Battle of the Standard (1138), Edward I, Robert the Bruce, David II, Scottish Authors, Early Stewart Kings, Robert II, James I-VI, Mary Stuart, John Knox, Charles I & Charles II, the Treaty of Breda, the Restoration, the Scottish Church, Taxation, George I, the Last Jacobite Rising and much, much more.< Less
Following The Star By Andrew Walker
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Following The Star is a compelling ten-year journey through the highs and lows in the life of a racing fan entwined with the exploits of Kauto Star, one of National Hunt Racing’s stars who was... More > compared to the great Arkle. Andrew Walker’s book, Following the Star, is a rollercoaster of emotion with Kauto Star as the central figure. This book will appeal to racing supporter, sports fan and general public alike, since it paints a delightful picture of almost a decade of life-changing experiences: children being born, moving house, the 2012 Olympic Games – and the ups and downs on the racecourse that come from following a racing legend. Andrew Walker was born in 1956. He is married to Fiona and has two sons, Sean and Nicholas and lives in North Devon. His passion for National Hunt Racing stems from his Irish background and he is a frequent visitor to Cheltenham, Wincanton and Exeter. Andrew is also a keen sports fan and a former racing cyclist, now a National Official.< Less
Following the Star By Andrew Walker
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Following The Star is a compelling ten-year journey through the highs and lows in the life of a racing fan entwined with the exploits of Kauto Star, one of National Hunt Racing’s stars who was... More > compared to the great Arkle. Andrew Walker’s book, Following the Star, is a rollercoaster of emotion with Kauto Star as the central figure. This book will appeal to racing supporter, sports fan and general public alike, since it paints a delightful picture of almost a decade of life-changing experiences: children being born, moving house, the 2012 Olympic Games – and the ups and downs on the racecourse that come from following a racing legend. Andrew Walker was born in 1956. He is married to Fiona and has two sons, Sean and Nicholas and lives in North Devon. His passion for National Hunt Racing stems from his Irish background and he is a frequent visitor to Cheltenham, Wincanton and Exeter. Andrew is also a keen sports fan and a former racing cyclist, now a National Official.< Less
Memoirs of World War II By Laurie Philpotts
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An anecdotal account of one man's journey from growing up in New Brunswick to joining the Air Force and becoming a pilot to his time in World War II and accounts of the friends he met and the trouble... More > they got themselves into along the way. The author is a receiver of the Distinguished Flying Cross which was bestowed upon him by King George VI. Laurie flew alongside Douglas Bader in Westhampnett while he was in 610 Squadron and was later an instructor who taught WWII heroes, like George Beurling, to fly.< Less
Memoirs of World War II (paperback) By Laurie Philpotts
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An anecdotal account of one man's journey from growing up in New Brunswick to joining the Air Force and becoming a pilot to his time in World War II and accounts of the friends he met and the trouble... More > they got themselves into along the way. The author is a receiver of the Distinguished Flying Cross which was bestowed upon him by King George VI. Laurie flew alongside Douglas Bader in Westhampnett while he was in 610 Squadron and was later an instructor who taught WWII heroes, like George Beurling, to fly.< Less
Memoirs of World War II: The True Story of a Canadian Fighter Pilot By Laurie E. Philpotts
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An anecdotal account of one man's journey from growing up in New Brunswick to joining the Air Force and becoming a pilot to his time in World War II and accounts of the friends he met and the trouble... More > they got themselves into along the way. The author is a receiver of the Distinguished Flying Cross which was bestowed upon him by King George VI. Laurie flew alongside Douglas Bader in Westhampnett while he was in 610 Squadron and was later an instructor who taught WWII heroes, like George Beurling, to fly.< Less