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Pictorial History of Chinguacousy Police Force 1961 - 1973 By Robert Peel
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peels ot em gnis. By robert allen
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a collection of contemporary poetry.
Church Reform The Only Means to That End, Stated in a Letter to Sir Robert Peel, Bart., First Lord of the Treasury By Richard Carlile
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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 Carlile (8 December 1790 – 10 February 1843) was an... More > important agitator for the establishment of universal suffrage and freedom of the press in the United Kingdom.He was born in Ashburton, Devon, the son of a shoemaker who died in 1794 leaving Richard's mother struggling to support her three children on the income from running a small shop. At the age of six he went for free education to the local Church of England school, then at the age of twelve he left school for a seven-year apprenticeship to a tinsmith in Plymouth.In 1813 he married, and shortly afterwards the couple moved to Holborn Hill in London where he found work as a tinsmith. Jane Carlile gave birth to five children, three of whom survived.Some time after 1829, Carlile met Eliza Sharples and she became his common law wife. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Carlile< Less
Church Reform: The Only Means to That End, Stated in a Letter to Sir Robert Peel, Bart. First Lord of the Treasury, & C. By Richard Carlile
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Church Reform: The Only Means to That End, Stated in a Letter to Sir Robert Peel, Bart. First Lord of the Treasury, & C. is a historical book by Richard Carlile was an important agitator for the... More > establishment of universal suffrage and freedom of the press in the United Kingdom.His interest in politics was kindled first by economic conditions in the winter of 1816 when Carlile was put on short-time work by his employer creating serious problems for the family: "I shared the general distress of 1816 and it was this that opened my eyes." He began attending political meetings where speakers like Henry Hunt complained that only three men in a hundred had the vote, and was also influenced by the publications of William Cobbett.< Less
Domestic Cherry 4 By Watson & Peel
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A Poetry, Art, Short Stories, Short Plays annual produced by Swindon Artswords and the Swindon Festival of Poetry. Cover image by Monika Tobel. Work by, in order of appearance: Monika Tobel-Kevin... More > Reid-Robert Peake-Susie Campbell-Natasha Flaw-Myfanwy Fox-Wayne O'Sullivan-Alison Brackenbury-Louise Crossley- Angela Kirby- Mrs Hongo-Angela France-Adam Magee-Christopher Barnes-Fiona Massie- Kathy Greethurst- Sam Loveless-Kathleen Jones-Tania Hershman-Gavin Salisbury-James Harris-Sue Kindon-Heidi Beck-Hannah Linden-Helen Burke-Marilyn Francis-Irene Cunningham-Rachael Clyne-William Bedford-Reuben Woolley-Catherine Ayres-Judi Sutherland-Iris Lewis-Ritwik Chaudhary-Loren Kleinman-Neil Fulwood-Jennifer Berry-Maurice Spillane-Jill Abram-David Gale-Maria McCarthy-Monica Timms< Less
Well Done, Underdog - The Lyrics Of Robert Lloyd - Volume I By Lee Thacker
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The first of 5 volumes presenting the lyrics of Robert Lloyd, with collage illustrations by Lee Thacker. This volume contains all of Lloyd's lyrics from the earliest Nightingales records - the 'Idiot... More > Strength', 'Use Your Loaf', Paraffin Brain' and 'Urban Ospreys' 45s, the Cherry Red Peel Session EP and the 'Pigs On Purpose' album. Fully approved by Robert Lloyd.< Less
Tamburlaine the Great -- Part 1 By R. M. (Robert Michael) Ballantyne
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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: Alexander Dyce (30 June 1798 – 15 May 1869) was a Scottish... More > dramatic editor and literary historian.He was born in Edinburgh and received his early education at the high school there, before becoming a student at Exeter College, Oxford, where he graduated B.A. in 1819. He took holy orders, and became a curate at Lantegloss, in Cornwall, and subsequently at Nayland, in Suffolk; in 1827 he settled in London.His first books were Select Translations from Quintus Smyrnaeus (1821), an edition of Collins (1827), and Specimens of British Poetesses (1825). He issued annotated editions of George Peele, Robert Greene, John Webster, Thomas Middleton, Marlowe, and Beaumont and Fletcher, with lives of the authors and much illustrative matter. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexander_Dyce< Less
Dirty Politics - Hard Times - A Trilogy of Chartism By Malc Cowle
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When Cotton was King, labour was cheap. Less than three men in a hundred had the vote and the few women who'd enjoyed that right had the franchise taken off them. Toil, trouble and degradation for... More > the many, produced vast riches and leisure for a few. Ordinary, and sometimes extraordinary, people refused to accept their servile position in society. They defied Church and State to fight against corruption, for universal suffrage and the basic rights we take for granted in a Parliamentary democracy. These are the tales of just a few. The author skilfully weaves his work of fiction into the historical tapestry of the Industrial Revolution, bringing his characters to life in the world's first industrial city - Manchester - the town of Long Chimneys.< Less
THE PRINCE of the PURPLE THREAD By MASON BIGELOW
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Some great lives may be forgotten - others must be. "Francis of Verulam is author of all the plays heretofore published by Marlowe, Greene, Peele, Shakespeare. Some are altered to continue the... More > history."(F.B.) Bigelow's play, inspired by the works of Comyns Beaumont; in particular, 'The Private Life of the Virgin Queen', uses material from the ciphers extracted by Owen, Donnelly, Dodd et al., to give a picture of the concealed prince and poet who should have been king, and the oppressive times in which he wrote, where artistic, religious, political and philosophical ideas were censored so strictly that Draconian laws were introduced to prevent the true situation being dramatically portrayed, to the extent that the lower classes were not allowed to wear aristocratic clothing, after the manner of the Roman laws concerning the Royal Purple. The would-be tyrannical nature of the Queen is eclipsed only by the Macchiavellian machinations of her chief ally, Robert Cecil.< Less
Why Not Trust the Conservatives? By Andrew Godsell
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A critical history of the Conservative Party The record of the Conservatives in government and Parliament is surveyed, along with the organisation and outlook of the party. This radical... More > interpretation of its subject is the first critical history of the Conservative Party ever published, filling a notable omission in British political literature. Throwing original light on nineteenth and twentieth century politics, the book offers telling observations on many famous figures including Robert Peel, Benjamin Disraeli, Lord Salisbury, Andrew Bonar Law, Stanley Baldwin, Neville Chamberlain, Harold Macmillan, Edward Heath, Margaret Thatcher, and David Cameron. The previous version of the book received approving comments from Neil Kinnock, Ken Livingstone, Larry Whitty, and Ted Honderich.< Less