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Diary John Evelyn By JOHN EVELYN
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JOHN EVELYN Diary John Evelyn, English country gentleman, courtier, diarist, and miscellaneous author, was born at Wotton, in Surrey, on October 31, 1620, and was educated at Lewes, and then at... More > Balliol College, Oxford. He then lived at the Middle Temple, London; but after the death of Strafford, disliking the unsettled state of England, he spent three months in the Low Countries. Returning for a short time to England, he followed the Royalist army for three days; but his prudence overcame his loyalty, and, crossing the Channel again, he wandered for four years in France and Italy.< Less
The Eltham Ordinances By Debra Mattingly
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A translated and interpreted edition of the Eltham Ordinances, circa 1526, written for the Court of Henry VIII by Cardinal Wolsey, with a breakdown of salaries, expenses, menus, staff rosters and... More > more. Intimate details of Henry VIII's life are highlighted, along with that of his Courtiers and servants, giving insight into a previously unexplored area of history. The Ordinances themselves are housed in the National Archives in England; because of their delicate condition and relative inaccessibility, this book gives students and biography lovers alike a never before seen piece of British Legislation, brought to life by a modern interpretation and analysis. A must have for Tudor History buffs!< Less
The Eltham Ordinances, A New Perspective By Debra Mattingly
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A translated and interpreted edition of the Eltham Ordinances, circa 1526, written for the Court of Henry VIII by Cardinal Wolsey, with a breakdown of salaries, expenses, menus, staff rosters and... More > more. Intimate details of Henry VIII's life are highlighted, along with that of his Courtiers and servants, giving insight into a previously unexplored area of history. The Ordinances themselves are housed in the National Archives in England; because of their delicate condition and relative inaccessibility, this book gives students and biography lovers alike a never before seen piece of British Legislation, brought to life by a modern interpretation and analysis. A must have for Tudor History buffs!< Less
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Memoirs of the Count De Grammont By ANTONY HAMILTON
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ANTONY HAMILTON Memoirs of the Count de Grammont Count Antony Hamilton, soldier, courtier, and author, was born at Roscrea, Tipperary, in 1646. His father was George Hamilton, grandson of the Duke of... More > Hamilton. At the death of Charles I., the Hamilton family took refuge abroad until the Restoration, and Antony's boyhood, until his fourteenth year, was spent in France. Shortly after their return with the Stuart dynasty, the illustrious Count de Grammont, exiled from France in 1662, won the affections of Elizabeth, Antony's sister, and then with characteristic inconstancy, chose to forget her; but he was caught up at Dover by the brothers Antony and George, and brought back to fulfil his engagement. After James II.< Less
Young General Lafayette By Noel B. Poirier
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This book is not about Lafayette the youthful adventurer; it is not about Lafayette the courtier or Lafayette the wealthy nobleman. This book is about Lafayette the soldier. Through these pages, the... More > reader will hear the tale of young man who heard accounts of his martial ancestors and dreamed of being a soldier. One will travel with him as he saw his dream become a reality, both in France and America. First and foremost, Lafayette saw himself as a soldier and it is as a soldier that this study examines him. The Officers of the Pennsylvania line recognized Lafayette’s martial qualities, as did many of Lafayette’s other contemporaries. It is now time for history to recognize them as well.< Less
A Company of Heroes: The Stonecutter By Ron Miller
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She is beautiful, lithe and swift: as deadly as the blade flashing in her deft grip. The blood of kings runs strong in her veins---but her weakling brother wears the crown. She is Bronwyn. And her... More > name strikes fear in the hearts of the depraved courtiers feasting like jackals on the corpse of her father’s kingdom. Her brother may rule the land, but a ruthless maniac is the puppet master behind the throne. And he has put a price on the head of the fugitive princess, who alone knows the secret to his power. To save her kingdom, Bronwyn must enlist a rebel force of gypsies and giants, peasants and pirates, mountebanks and changeling spies... With illustrations by the author.< Less
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The Courtship of Barbara Holt By Brian J. Noggle
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The Courtship of Barbara Holt: Mark Dever, English major, has trouble talking to women. It's worse than being speechless: When Mark is interested, he speaks in blank verse, like some Shakespearean... More > courtier. When he meets Barbara Holt, his inadvertent poetry goes into overdrive. But Barbara is not interested in some wishy-washy English major, unlike her friend Jenn, who is an English major herself. Can his friends help Mark woo Barbara successfully and, more importantly, woo Jenn? Dennis Thompson Goes On Strike: Dennis Thompson has had enough. All his life, some nameless author has been writing the book that is Dennis's life, and Dennis has decided that he's not going to play along any more. If The Author says, "Jump!", Dennis is going to say, "No." It's like Six Characters in Search of an Author, but with a twist.< Less
Kautilya's Arthashastra By Chanakya
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Chanakya was a great teacher of Takshashila University, who taught Chandragupta and made him the first Emperor of India. He is also known as Kautilya. He authored Chanakya Neeti , and Arthashastra [a... More > political treatise]. Table of Contents Book I, "Concerning Discipline" Book II,"The Duties of Government Superintendents" Book III, "Concerning Law" Book IV, "The Removal of Thorns" Book V, "The Conduct of Courtiers" Book VI, "The Source of Sovereign States" Book VII, "The End of the Six-Fold Policy" Book VIII, "Concerning Vices and Calamities" Book IX, "The Work of an Invader" Book X, "Relating to War" Book XI, "The Conduct of Corporations" Book XII, "Concerning a Powerful Enemy" Book XIII, "Strategic Means to Capture a Fortress" Book XIV, "Secret Means" Book XV, "The Plan of a Treatise"< Less

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