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The Life of Charlemagne

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Thomas Hodgkin


Charlemagne (Charles the Great) c. 742-814 was King of the Franks, conqueror of Lombard Italy, and on Christmas day 800, was crowned by Pope…

The Normans in European History

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Charles Homer Haskins


Wherever their ships took them, the Normans (Northman) were ruthless conquerors but gifted governors. These eight lectures, given in Boston …

A History of the Four Georges in Four Volumes, Volume 1

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Justin Mccarthy


Justin McCarthy (1830-1912), liberal member of Parliament and historian. He brings the great 18th Century personalities to life: Walpole and…

Queen Elizabeth

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Mandell Creighton


"The Princess Elizabeth of England was born at Greenwich, between three and four of the afternoon of September 7, 1533. Her birth was a…

Lectures on Tropical Diseases

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Patrick Manson


This short volume consists of the ten lectures which Sir Patrick Manson, medical adviser to the Colonial Office, delivered in San Francisco …

Bismarck

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Georges Lacour-Gayet


Otto von Bismarck (1815-1898) famously said, "The great questions of the day will not be settled by speeches or the decisions of the ma…

The Reign of Queen Anne, Volume I

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Justin Mccarthy


Anne Stuart (1665-1714), Queen of England, Scotland, and Ireland, succeeded William III to the throne in 1702. She was the daughter of the d…

England and the Hundred Years' War

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Charles William Chadwick Oman


This little book by the British military historian, Charles Oman, begins with the accession of the warrior king, Edward III, to the English …

A History of the Four Georges in Four Volumes, Volume 2

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Justin Mccarthy


Justin McCarthy (1830-1912), liberal member of Parliament and historian. He brings the great 18th Century personalities to life: Walpole and…

Cardinal de Richelieu

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Eleanor C. Price


Armand-Jean du Plessis, Cardinal de Richelieu (1885-1642), the dreaded red eminence, mentor and manager of Louis XIII, skilled in logistics,…

A History of the Four Georges, and of William IV, Volume 3

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Justin Mccarthy


In Volume III of this series on the Hanoverian Kings, Justin McCarthy is joined by his son, Justin Hartly McCarthy, a liberal Irish MP like …

Wellington

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George Hooper


Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, (1769-1852), was born in Dublin, the younger son of an Irish Protestant aristocrat. He served with…

A History of the Four Georges, and of William IV, Volume 4

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Justin Mccarthy


In Volume IV of this series on the Hanoverian kings, Justin McCarthy and his son, Justin Huntly McCarthy, both Liberal Irish MPs., bring on …

Warwick the Kingmaker

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Charles William Chadwick Oman


Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick (1428-1471), wealthy and powerful peer of England, was one of the leaders of the Wars of the Roses (14…

The Reign of Queen Anne, Volume II

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Justin Mccarthy


Anne Stuart (1665-1714), Queen of England, Scotland, and Ireland, succeeded William III to the throne in 1702. She was the daughter of the d…

Edward the First

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Thomas Frederick Tout


Edward I of England (1239-1307) will always be remembered as the "Hammer of the Scots" who condemned William Wallace (Braveheart) …

Sleeping Sickness

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Fleming Mant Sandwith


In the twenty-first century sleeping sickness (African trypanosomiasis in humans) is still a life-threatening disease of adults and children…

Louis Pasteur

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Albert Keim


Louis Pasteur (1822-1895) famously said, "In the fields of observation chance favors only the prepared mind." Pasteur brought to t…

Maria Theresa

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James Franck Bright


By the time of his death in 1740, the Holy Roman Emperor, Charles VI, had done everything possible to secure the succession to the throne of…

Emily Brontë

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Agnes Mary Frances Robinson


Emily Brontë (1818-1848) is best known for her only novel, "Wuthering Heights." She was born in Yorkshire, northern England, …

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