The Story of the East Riding of Yorkshire
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The Story of the East Riding of Yorkshire

By Horace Baker Browne
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Table of Contents
  • THE STORY OF THE EAST RIDING OF YORKSHIRE
  • ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
  • CONTENTS
  • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
  • I. WHAT THE EAST RIDING IS.
  • II. HOW THE EAST RIDING WAS MADE.
  • III. MEN OF THE STONE AGE.
  • IV. MEN OF THE BRONZE AGE.
    • The Ancient Britons.
  • V. MEN OF THE IRON AGE.
  • VI. OUR ANCESTORS.
  • VII. HOW THE MEN OF THE NORTH BECAME CHRISTIANS.
  • VIII. THE COMING OF THE NORTHMEN.
  • IX. IN THE YEAR OF OUR LORD 892.
  • X. TWO FAMOUS BATTLES OF LONG AGO.
  • XI. HOW THE NORMANS CAME TO YORKSHIRE.
  • XII. HOW OUR ANCIENT PARISH CHURCHES WERE BUILT.
  • XIII. THE BIRTH OF HULL AND THE ROMANCE OF THE DE LA POLES.
  • XIV. MONKS, NUNS, AND FRIARS.
  • XV. SAINT JOHN OF BEVERLEY AND HIS MINSTER.
  • XVI. SANCTUARIES.
  • XVII. HOW TWO KINGS OF ENGLAND LANDED AT SPURN.
  • XVIII. LIFE IN A MEDIÆVAL TOWN.
  • XIX. THE TRADE UNIONS OF THE MIDDLE AGES.
  • XX. THE SUPPRESSION OF THE MONASTERIES AND THE PILGRIMAGE OF GRACE.
  • XXI. HOW THE GREAT CIVIL WAR BEGAN AT HULL.
  • XXII. HOW HULL WAS TWICE BESIEGED.
  • XXIII. SOME ANCIENT EAST RIDING FAMILIES.
  • XXIV. STAGE COACH AND RAILWAY.
  • XXV. ENGLAND’S THIRD PORT.
  • XXVI. FAMOUS SONS OF THE EAST RIDING.
  • XXVII. SHIPS OF THE HUMBER.
  • XXVIII. FOLK-SPEECH OF THE EAST RIDING.
  • XXIX. HOW THE EAST RIDING GOVERNS ITSELF.
  • XXX. EAST RIDING SCHOOLS.
  • XXXI. THE EAST RIDING ROLL OF HONOUR.
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