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A Sea Queen's Sailing By Charles W. (Charles Watts) Whistler
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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: The Reverend Charles Watts Whistler MRCS, LSA, (November 14, 1856... More > - June 10, 1913) was a writer of historic fiction that plays between 600 and 1100 AD, usually based on early English/Saxon chronicles, Norse or Danish Sagas and archaeological discoveries.Charles Watts Whistler was the oldest son of the Rev. Rose Fuller Whistler, who was Vicar of Ashburnham in Sussex and a Vice President of the Sussex Archaeological Society and, later, Rector of Elton, Hunts (to which cure Charles Watts Whistler succeeded, below). Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Whistler< Less
The Nine Books of the Danish History By Saxo Grammaticus
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Originally titled Gesta Danorum ("Deeds of the Danes") this book is a patriotic work of Danish history, by the 12th century author Saxo Grammaticus ("Saxo the Learned.") It is the... More > most ambitious literary undertaking of medieval Denmark and is an essential source for the nation's early history. Consisting of sixteen books written in Latin, Gesta Danorum describes Danish history and to some degree Scandinavian history in general, from prehistory to the late 12th century. In addition, Gesta Danorum offers singular reflections on European affairs from a unique Scandinavian perspective, supplementing what has been handed down by historians from Western and Southern Europe. This current volume presents Oliver Elton's English translation of the first nine books of Saxo's work, which focus on Norse Mythology. Included as well are over 50 pages of introductory material by Frederick Powell and all of the original illustrations from the 1905 edition of the book. This book is 338-pages.< Less
Only Heathen Vikings By David James Smith
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A story of Heathen Vikings enabling Cinaed (or Kenneth) MacAlpin take over Christian Scotland. Cattan, warrior priest and Chief of the Clan Chattan, converted the ambitious, Kenneth of Dal Riada and... More > became his personal advisor. Follow James who became the caretaker Chief, forming alliances against the greater threat of raiding Vikings, by a circumnavigation of mainland Britain noting changes of the time and developing tactics to fight back. The Chattan Fleet’s reputation was such, that neither Dane nor Norse wished to take them on, so they went after soft targets, sometimes as paid mercenaries to regain lost lands. Once Vikings settled in the northern isles, Man, and Dublin, they took possession of the east of Angleland that became England, and the west of Alba that became Scotland. Tribal identity became mixed as the kingdoms united but, the people still retained symbols of their ancient origins displayed on local banners, as they rallied to the nearest, strongest, High King’s own standard.< Less
Come Back to Småland in Sweden By Dianne Carlson Cook
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Letters, documents, photographs, and histories from Sweden illuminate the historical scrapbook reaching back to Viking times – to rune stones, Odin, and the Old Norse gods. The history... More > continues through Catholic times and Reformation. Chapters touch on Linnaeus, the flower king, Queen Christina, Joe Hill, Greta Garbo, royalty, peasantry, the highborn and low, wars, loss of glory at Poltava, crop failures, and the mass emigration in the 1800s. Lines from folktales, literature, and songs evoke feelings and color details from old genealogical documents interlaced with recipes, cures, prayers, fragments of conversations, newspaper reports, and other resources pouring from Småland, California, Wyoming, and Nebraska, documented with references, illustrated with archival photographs from Sandsjö Hembygdsförening Archive http://sandsjohembygdsforening.se.< Less
American Discovery: World Heritage By Gunnar Thompson
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The True Story of America’s Multiethnic Heritage of Discovery is presented for general adult readers in action-packed, detective-style narratives. Join in the fun and excitement as First... More > People, Egyptians, Romans, Japanese, Chinese, Welsh, Irish, Norse, Greek, African, Jewish, Hindu, and Muslim seafarers all discover the New World before Columbus. Includes the latest research: Greek slaves worked Minoan Mines of Lake Superior; Nubian overlords brought Egyptian agriculture to Mexico in 1400 BC; the early Mexican metropolis of Teotihuacan was a trading center serving Roman, Chinese, Hindu, and Persian merchants; refugee Horse Tribes fleeing Genghis Khan brought Asian horses and Horse Culture to the Great Plains. Marco Polo was a “witness to history.” He sailed with Chinese explorers who mapped the West Coast. He returned to Venice in 1295 with maps and the latest Chinese guns. The book is packed with authentic maps, artifacts, and ships.< Less
American Discovery: World Heritage By Gunnar Thompson
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The True Story of America’s Multiethnic Heritage of Discovery is presented for general adult readers. Action-packed, detective-style narratives feature women in history, the First People... More > (Indians), Egyptians, Romans, Japanese, Chinese, Welsh, Irish, Norse, Greek, African, Jewish, Hindu, and Muslim seafarers. They all discovered America before Columbus. The latest research includes: Greek slaves worked Minoan Mines in Lake Superior; Nubian overlords brought Egyptian agriculture to Mexico; the early Mexican metropolis of Teotihuacan was a trading center serving Roman, Chinese, Hindu, and Persian merchants; Horse Tribes fleeing Genghis Khan brought Asian horses to the Great Plains. Marco Polo was a “witness to history.” He sailed with Chinese explorers who mapped the West Coast. He returned to Venice in 1295 with maps and the latest Chinese guns. The book is packed with authentic maps, artifacts, and ships.< Less
King Alfred's Viking A Story of the First English Fleet By Charles W. (Charles Watts) Whistler
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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: The Reverend Charles Watts Whistler MRCS, LSA, (November 14, 1856... More > - June 10, 1913) was a writer of historic fiction that plays between 600 and 1100 AD, usually based on early English/Saxon chronicles, Norse or Danish Sagas and archaeological discoveries.Charles Watts Whistler was the oldest son of the Rev. Rose Fuller Whistler, who was Vicar of Ashburnham in Sussex and a Vice President of the Sussex Archaeological Society and, later, Rector of Elton, Hunts (to which cure Charles Watts Whistler succeeded, below). Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Whistler< Less
Come Back to Småland in Sweden By Dianne Carlson Cook
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Letters, documents, photographs, and histories from Sweden illuminate the historical scrapbook reaching back to Viking times – to rune stones, Odin, and the Old Norse gods. The history... More > continues through Catholic times and Reformation. Chapters touch on Linnaeus, the flower king, Queen Christina, Joe Hill, Greta Garbo, royalty, peasantry, the highborn and low, wars, loss of glory at Poltava, crop failures, and the mass emigration in the 1800s. Lines from folktales, literature, and songs evoke feelings and color details from old genealogical documents interlaced with recipes, cures, prayers, fragments of conversations, newspaper reports, and other resources pouring from Småland, California, Wyoming, and Nebraska, documented with references, illustrated with archival photographs from Sandsjö Hembygdsförening Archive http://sandsjohembygdsforening.se.< Less
Flying Into the Night By Freya Velander
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A woman airline pilot finds herself drawn into a world of intrigue filled with sexy heroic men - who have and keep secrets, and who are very good at much more than flying jets. New to the jet-set,... More > major-airline scene, she encounters a lifestyle beyond her wildest dreams, exciting and seductive, countered with bouts of terror. Freya Velander, of Norse descent, grew up on the beaches of Southern California. A feminine tomboy, she rode dirt bikes before she was old enough to drive cars. Racing cars became her next passion and then flying planes. She has been a corporate captain, a regional captain, and a flight officer at a major airline. She now lives with her husband in Southwestern Florida.< Less
Flying Into the Night By Freya Velander
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A woman airline pilot finds herself drawn into a world of intrigue filled with sexy heroic men - who have and keep secrets, and who are very good at much more than flying jets. New to the jet-set,... More > major-airline scene, she encounters a lifestyle beyond her wildest dreams, exciting and seductive, countered with bouts of terror. Freya Velander, of Norse descent, grew up on the beaches of Southern California. A feminine tomboy, she rode dirt bikes before she was old enough to drive cars. Racing cars became her next passion and then flying planes. She has been a corporate captain, a regional captain, and a flight officer at a major airline. She now lives with her husband in Southwestern Florida.< Less

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Birth Log Book Birth Log Book By Emily Rumsey
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