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    Foundation : the history of England from its earliest beginnings to the Tudors / Peter Ackroyd.
    by Ackroyd, Peter, 1949-
    New York : Thomas Dunne Books, 2012.
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  • Great Britain -- History -- To 1485.
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  • Great Britain -- History -- Henry VII, 1485-1509.
  • ISBN: 
    9781250003614 :
    125000361X :
    Bib #: 
    826826
    Description: 
    ix, 486 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 25 cm.
    Edition: 
    1st U.S. ed.
    Contents: 
    Hymns of stone -- The Roman way -- Climate change -- Spear points -- The blood eagle -- The measure of the king - -The coming of the conquerors -- The house -- Devils and wicked men -- The road - -The law is lost -- The names -- The turbulent priest -- The lost village -- The great charter -- Crime and punishment -- A simple king -- The seasonal year -- The emperor of Britain -- The hammer -- The favourites of a king -- Birth and death -- The sense of a nation -- The night schools -- The commotion -- Into the woods -- The suffering king -- Old habits -- The warrior -- How others saw us -- A simple man -- Meet the family -- The divided realm -- The world at play -- The lion and the lamb -- The staple of life -- The king of spring -- Come to town -- The king of suspicions -- A conclusion.
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    "First published in Great Britain by Macmillan"--T.p. verso.
    Summary: 
    One of Britain's most popular and esteemed historians tells the epic story of the birth of England. The first in an extraordinary six-volume history, "Foundation" takes the reader from the primeval forests of England's prehistory to the death, in 1509, of the first Tudor king, Henry VII.
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