The National and Domestic History of England (Vol 2) (page 1/5)


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[picture: Front Cover]

Title: The National and Domestic History of England (Vol 2)

Author: Aubrey, William Hickman Smith

City: London

Date: 1878

Total items: 40

out of copyright (called public domain in the USA), hence royalty-free for all purposes usage credit requested, or as marked.

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Some sample images

[picture: Timber Houses, Coventry]

Timber Houses, Coventry

Timber was largely used in the construction of houses, some speciments of which yet remain, the most celebrated being parts of Crosby Hall, in Bishopsgate, London. Coventry also [...] [more...]

[picture: Portrait of King Henry the Eighth]

Portrait of King Henry the Eighth

King Henry VIII (Henry 8th) taken from the engraving King Henry VIII and His Six Wives. I have also made two cropped versions available for use as wide-screen (8:5) screen desktop backgrounds (“computer wallpaper”): (1) The head of Henry VIII and (2) Henry The 8th Stares Back. [more...]

[picture: Costume of Fifteenth Century Knight]

Costume of Fifteenth Century Knight

A soldier from “Three knights from the 15th century” without the background or border. [more...]

[picture: Three knights from the 15th century]

Three knights from the 15th century

The three soldiers from “Three knights from the 15th century” without the background or border. You can also download the soldiers as separate images: the pink and yellow bowman, the brown infantryman and the blue pikeman. [more...]

[picture: The Tower of London]

The Tower of London

A woodcut showing a diagram of the Tower of London and its surringings. There are boats and conttages, battlements and towers, with the keep in the middle of it all. [more...]


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Pictures and short extracts from The National and Domestic History of England Volume II (A.D. 1399 – 1603), by William Hickman Smith Aubrey (1858 – 1916). The book is undated, but is probably 1878, since I found someone selling a copy with an inscription dated 1879. The engravings are mostly anonymous, and hence out of copyright; the author died more than 75 years ago, and so the text is out of copyright; any photographs were taken more than 50 years ago and are out of copyright. The status of signed engravings would depend on the artist, but I have not yet uploaded any such items. Check the individual image descriptions for more information.

In 2015 I bought the three-volume set from Bookends of Fowey in Cornwall, UK. Previously I had only Volume II and part of volume III.

Volume 1

Volume 2

Volume 3

See also the Google books scan of this book.


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