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

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[picture: Front Cover]

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.

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

Author: Aubrey, William Hickman Smith

City: London

Date: 1878

Total items: 41

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

Some sample images

[picture: Gresham's Royal Exhange]

Gresham’s Royal Exhange

The original building, shown in this engraving, was opened in 1571 but was destroyed in the Fire of London in 1666. [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...] [$]

[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: Sir Thomas More]

Sir Thomas More

A beautiful engraving showing Sir Thomas More in his prison cell; the gaoler [jailer] approaches, carring a heavy bundle of keys. Sir Thomas More (also Saint Thomas More) was executed by beheading when he did not acknowledge King [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Dr. Martin Luther.]

Dr. Martin Luther.

Martin Luther was the man whose actions and words led atthe end of the Middle Ages to the Reformation, and with it the possibility of Englightenment. [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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