The Pageant of British History
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The Pageant of British History

By J. Edward Parrott
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Table of Contents
  • Chapter I. BRITAIN BEFORE THE ROMAN CONQUEST.
    • THE PHŒNICIANS.
    • THE ANCIENT BRITONS.
    • THE COMING OF CÆSAR.
  • Chapter II. THE SHADOW OF ROME.
    • CARACTACUS.
    • A WARRIOR QUEEN.
    • THE IRON HAND.
  • Chapter III. THE COMING OF THE ENGLISH.
    • KING ARTHUR AND THE KNIGHTS OF THE ROUND TABLE.
    • ETHELBERT AND BERTHA.
    • THE SINGER OF THE FIRST ENGLISH SONG.
  • Chapter IV. THE VIKING INVASIONS.
    • THE COMING OF THE SEA-KINGS.
    • KING CANUTE.
  • Chapter V. THE COMING OF THE NORMANS.
    • HAROLD OF ENGLAND AND WILLIAM OF NORMANDY.
    • THE EVE OF THE INVASION.
    • THE BATTLE OF HASTINGS.
  • Chapter VI. ENGLAND UNDER THE NORMANS.
    • WILLIAM THE RED.
    • MATILDA, “LADY” OF ENGLAND.
    • THE GREAT ARCHBISHOP.
    • STRONGBOW.
    • RICHARD OF THE LION HEART.
    • KING JOHN AND MAGNA CHARTA.
  • Chapter VII. THE THREE EDWARDS.
    • THE FIRST PRINCE OF WALES.
    • WILLIAM WALLACE.
    • ROBERT THE BRUCE.
    • THE MERCIFUL QUEEN.
    • THE BLACK PRINCE.
  • Chapter VIII. ON FRENCH FIELDS.
    • KING HARRY THE FIFTH.
    • JOAN, THE MAID.
  • Chapter IX. THE WARS OF THE ROSES.
    • THE KING-MAKER.
    • THE LITTLE PRINCES IN THE TOWER.
  • Chapter X. TUDOR TIMES.
    • JOHN AND SEBASTIAN CABOT.
    • KING AND CARDINAL.
    • THE NEW WORSHIP.
  • Chapter XI. A TRAGIC STORY.
    • MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS.
  • Chapter XII. IN THE SPACIOUS DAYS.
    • THE SPANISH ARMADA.
    • SIR WALTER RALEIGH.
  • Chapter XIII. THE GREAT REBELLION.
    • CHARLES THE FIRST.
    • OLIVER CROMWELL.
    • ROBERT BLAKE.
  • Chapter XIV. FROM THE RESTORATION TO THE REVOLUTION.
    • THE RESTORATION OF CHARLES THE SECOND.
    • JAMES, DUKE OF MONMOUTH.
  • Chapter XV. AFTER THE REVOLUTION.
    • WILLIAM THE THIRD.
    • THE GREAT DUKE OF MARLBOROUGH.
  • Chapter XVI. BONNIE PRINCE CHARLIE.
  • Chapter XVII. MAKERS OF EMPIRE.
    • ROBERT CLIVE, THE DARING IN WAR.
    • JAMES WOLFE, CONQUEROR OF CANADA.
  • Chapter XVIII. NELSON OF THE NILE.
  • Chapter XIX. WELLINGTON.
  • Chapter XX. VICTORIA THE GOOD.
    • SIXTY YEARS AFTER.
  • Chapter XXI. EDWARD THE PEACEMAKER.
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