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Front Cover, A Short History of the English People A Short History of the English People (1902)

Green buckram. My copy is bound in four separate volumes.

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Added: 2006-08-26

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Frontispiece: Map of England A Short History of the English People (1902)

This 1902 map shows an England of over 100 years ago. It is attributed to Stanford’s Geographical Establishment.

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Places shown: England

Added: 2006-08-26

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Title Page, A Short History of the English People A Short History of the English People (1902)

A Short History of the English People By J. R. Green M.A. Illustrated Edition Edited by Mrs. J. R. Green and Miss Kate Norgate Volume I London Macmillan and Co., Limited New York: The Macmillan Compan [...]

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Added: 2006-08-26

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Coin of Æthelstan A Short History of the English People (1902)

King Æthelstan ruled England from A.D. 924 to 940. This coin is inscribed “ÆĐELSTANRE” on one side and possibly “BIORNEARDMOLONDCI” on the other. There is also a somewhat crude likeness of the king.

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Added: 2006-10-24

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Figure of Christ with Heathen Symbols. A Short History of the English People (1902)

From barrow of Gorm and Thyra, Jutland. Worsaae, “Industrial Arts of Denmark.” This was next to the engraving of the silver cup in the book. Found in the huge double barrow in which the heathen king G [...]

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Places shown: none

Added: 2006-11-02

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Silver Cup. A Short History of the English People (1902)

From barrow of Gorm and Thyra, Jutland. Worsaae, “Industrial Arts of Denmark.” Found in the huge double barrow in which the heathen king Gorm the Old, founder of the Danish monarchy (c. 900-936), and [...]

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Places shown: none

Added: 2006-11-02

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A Banquet A Short History of the English People (1902)

A medieval feast! Two people are seated behind a table laden with food; at either side a person (a servant or slave perhaps) kneels and hands food to one of the seated figures. Between the two seat [...]

Keywords: colour, food, people, thanksgiving, feasts, servants, tables

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Added: 2006-08-26

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Interior of S. Sepulchre Church, Cambridge. A Short History of the English People (1902)

Built c. 114 – 1130. Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Cambridge. Built by a Brotherhood of the Holy Sepulchre, to whom the Abbot and Convent of Ramsey gave for that purpose, between 1114 and 1130, a buri [...]

Keywords: churches, norman england, interiors, pillars, norman architecture, backgrounds, wallpaper, greyscale

Places shown: Cambridge; Cambridgeshire; England

Added: 2011-07-26

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Arches of Cloister of S. Aubin’s Abbey, Angers A Short History of the English People (1902)

The Abbey of S. Aubin, founded in Merovingian times, seems to have been rebuilt by Geoffrey Greygown and Fulk the Black. “Only one huge tower remains, but fragments of it are still to be seen embedde [...]

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Places shown: Angers; Maine-et-Loire; France

Added: 2008-07-07

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Durtal, Anjou. A Short History of the English People (1902)

A street leading to a small town of stone buildings including a castle and a church. There seemed to be some plate wash in this engraving and i’ve retained that in the digital image, as it added atmos [...]

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Places shown: Durtal; Anjou; France

Added: 2018-07-21

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The Virgin and Child A Short History of the English People (1902)

From MS. Roy. 2 A. XXII. 13th Century. The Virgin mary holds the baby Jesus in her arm. Incense burns in the background. Mary wears a dirk blue skirt with stars and an embroidered hem. She sits on a [...]

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Places shown: Bethlehem; Palestine

Added: 2006-11-03

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Lady and Youth Playing Draughts, A Short History of the English People (1902)

A lady and a young man playing “draughts” from an early fourteenth century manuscript (MS. Roy. 2 B. vii). It appears that two of the pieces differ from the others, leading me to suspect that this is [...]

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Added: 2006-08-31

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John Wyclif A Short History of the English People (1902)

“John Wyclif (portrait at Knole)” Wyclif is also written Wicliffe, Wycliffe, Wiclif, Wyclife, etc.; however you spell him, he is best known for “Wyclif’s Bible,” the translation into English of the Bi [...]

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Added: 2006-08-26

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