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Great Tales from English History

A Treasury of True Stories about the Extraordinary People -- Knights and Knaves, Rebels and Heroes, Queens and Commoners -- Who Made Britain Great

by Robert Lacey

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  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Back Bay Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • History / Great Britain,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages576
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9738425M
    ISBN 100316067571
    ISBN 109780316067577
    OCLC/WorldCa154694498


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An Entertaining Take on English History Published in by W.F. Howes Ltd. Read by the author, Robert Lacey Duration: 6 hours, 15 minutes Robert Lacey's quirky 3 volume collection Great Tales from English History was truly a joy to listen to/5.

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I enjoyed this first volume of of Great Tales from English History. The author has broken out some of the more interesting episodes from English history, beginning with the ancient times and ending with the Peasants Revolt of Each "tale" is just a few pages, so it /5. Great Tales from English History (Book 2): Joan of Arc, the Princes in the Tower, Bloody Mary, Oliver Cromwell, Sir Isaac Newton, and More Robert Lacey.

out of 5 stars Kindle Edition. $ Great Tales from English History (3): Captain Cook, Samuel Johnson, Queen Victoria, Charles Darwin, Edward the Abdicator, and More/5(30). Great Tales from English History is not cynical: it is written by an eternal optimist — albeit one who views the evidence with a sceptical eye.

In these books I have endeavoured to do more than just retell the old stories; I have tried to test the accuracy of each tale against the latest research and historical thinking, and to set them in a 4/5(32). With insight, humor and fascinating detail, Lacey brings brilliantly to life the stories that made England -- from Ethelred the Unready to Richard the Lionheart, the Venerable Bede to Piers the Ploughman.

The greatest historians are vivid storytellers, Robert Lacey reminds us, and in Great Tales from English History, he proves his place among them, illuminating in unforgettable. Continuing the "eminently readable, highly enjoyable" (St. Louis Post-Dispatch) history he began in volume I of Great Tales from English History, Robert Lacey has drawn on the most up-to-date research to present a taut and riveting narrative, breathing life into the most pivotal characters and exciting landmarks in England's history/5(5).

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Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 28 July Verified Purchase. A really fascinating book, Great Tales from English History book written with that wonderful English sense of humour, He delves into the nooks and crannies Great Tales from English History book our history and is a thoroughly enjoyable read of new discoveries.

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Continuing the "eminently readable, highly enjoyable" (St. Louis Post-Dispatch) history he began in volume I of Great Tales from English History, Robert Lacey has drawn on the most up-to-date research to present a taut and riveting narrative, breathing life into the most pivotal characters and exciting landmarks in England's history.

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Great book for a light read, but beware this is not a follow up to the full version of "Great Tales from English History" which I thought I was buying. The full version contains all of the stories included in the 3 volume series, so better to buy that one/5(19). Great Tales From English History Joan of Arc, the Princes in the Tower, Bloody Mary, Oliver Cromwell, Sir Isaac Newton, and More (Book): Lacey, Robert: Baker & TaylorA second collection of historical accounts from the England of Chaucer and Shakespeare covers the period between andand features influential figures including Henry VIII, Mary, Queen of Scots, and Sir Francis Drake.

Great Tales From English History A Treasury of True Stories About the Extraordinary People, Knights and Knaves, Rebels and Heroes, Queens and Commoners, Who Made Britain Great (Book): Lacey, Robert: Grand Central PubWith insight, humor and fascinating detail, Lacey brings brilliantly to life the stories that made England -- from Ethelred the Unready to Richard the Lionheart, the Venerable.

THE FIRST HISTORY BOOK THAT I REMEMBER reading with pleasure was a stout, blue, exuberantly triumphalist volume, Our Island Story - A History of England for Boys and Girls by H.

Marshall. It had a red and gold crested shield embossed on the cover, and it told tales of men, women and often children whom it dared to describe as ‘heroes 4/5(32).

Book Overview A feast for history lovers--the whole colorful parade of English history brilliantly captured in a single volume. From ancient times to the present day, the story of England has been laced with drama, intrigue, courage, and passion. Great Tales from English History: The Truth About King Arthur, Lady Godiva, Richard the Lionheart, and More Robert Lacey The Domesday Book, The Fair Maid of Kent and The Order of the Garter, the true adventures of Robin Hood, or the doomed White Ship of Henry I.

The bibliography and source notes are valuable additions, as well, at the back. Robert Lacey (born 3 January ) is a British historian and biographer. He is the author of a number of best-selling biographies, including those of Henry Ford, Eileen Ford and Queen Elizabeth II, as well as several other works of popular is best known for his work as historian to the Netflix award-winning drama The was educated at Selwyn College, Cambridge where he Alma mater: Selwyn College, Cambridge, University of.

Reviews. Ma Acclaimed historian Lacey's second volume on English history opens inthe year of the Black Plague, which wiped out half of England's five million people, and proceeds through the astonishing scientific discoveries of Sir Isaac Newton in Along the way, we meet characters as diverse as Chaucer, Richard II, Henry IV, William Caxton, Guy Fawkes, Richard.

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Great Tales from English History, volume 3. Robert Lacey. Little, Brown. pages. [Source: Library] This is the third volume in Robert Lacey's Great Tales from English History. I have reviewed both previous volumes: one, two.

It covers the years Great tales indeed I was recommended this book by a friend who has bought all three books, which have been abridged into one audiobook. He thought the book would be perfect to listen to while driving as it consisted of many short stories. He is right, the book is great to listen to, particularly while driving.

The conclusion of an entertaining three-volume hopscotch through English history, this one taking us from John Locke to Francis Crick. Veteran historian and biographer Lacey (Grace,etc.) maintains the appealing conversational style of his two earlier juxtaposes the sublime (Waterloo, the Battle of Britain) with the criminal (highwayman Dick Turpin, murderer Dr.

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3 Author Robert Lacey Format/binding Hardcover Book condition Used; Good Quantity available 2 Binding Hardcover ISBN 10 ISBN 13 Publisher Little, Brown Place of Publication London Date published 10/05/