An Island Story (page 2/2)

[picture: Frontispiece: Charles the King walked for the last time through the streets of London]

Frontispiece: Charles the King walked for the last time through the streets of London

King Charles is followed by a priest, and surrounded by soldiers with lances. He wears 17th-century costume. [more...] [$]

[picture: The shore was covered with men ready for battle]

The shore was covered with men ready for battle

Men wearing tarrered rags or perhaps animal skins, and carrying spears and shields, watch from atop white cliffs as Roman galleys near the shore. The time depicted is about the first century C.E., or [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: The Lady Rowena and the Golden Cup]

The Lady Rowena and the Golden Cup

Vortigern came and admired the castle [Thong Castle, near Lincoln] very much, although he was still rather angry with Hengist for having cheated him about the land. [more...] [$]


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