The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 7


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A comprehensive and readable account of the world's history, emphasizing the more important events, and presenting these as complete narratives in the master-words of the most eminent historians. This is volume 7 of 22, covering from 1300-1438 AD . - Summary Adapted from the Title Page (16 hr 38 min)

Chapters

An Outline Narrative 28:52 Read by realisticspeakers
Dante Composes the Divina Commedia, AD 1300-1318 by Richard William Church 46:05 Read by Kazbek
Third Estate Joins in the Government of France, AD 1302 by Henri Martin 13:50 Read by realisticspeakers
War of the Flemings with Philip the Fair of France, AD 1302 by Eyre Evans Crowe 15:41 Read by Heather Eney
First Swiss Struggle for Liberty, AD 1308 by F. Grenfell Baker 31:40 Read by Colleen McMahon
Battle of Bannockburn, AD 1314 by Andrew Lang 22:55 Read by Chad Jackson
Extinction of the Order of the Knights Templar, AD 1314 by F.C. Woodhouse 31:30 Read by Ryan Fahey
Burning of the Grand Master Molay, AD 1314 by Henry Hart Milman 8:06 Read by Alan Mapstone
James van Artevelde Leads a Flemish Revolt, AD 1337-1340, Francois P.G. Guizot 20:27 Read by Tatiana Chichilla
Battles of Sluys and Crecy, AD 1340-1346 by Sir John Froissart 31:31 Read by Mike Manolakes
Modern Recognition of Scenic Beauty, AD 1341 by Jacob Burckhardt 31:43 Read by Kazbek
Rienzi's Revolution in Rome, AD 1347 by Richard Lodge 14:30 Read by Jake Malizia
Beginning and Progress of the Renaissance (Fourteenth to Sixteenth Centuries) b… 28:00 Read by Availle
Beginning and Progress of the Renaissance (Fourteenth to Sixteenth Centuries) b… 31:20 Read by Availle
The Black Death Ravages Europe, AD 1348 by J. F. C. Hecker 36:13 Read by Piotr Nater
The Black Death Ravages Europe, AD 1348 by Giovanni Boccaccio 7:08 Read by Alan Mapstone
First Turkish Dominion in Europe, AD 1354 by Joseph von Hammer-Purgstall 16:30 Read by Ryan Fahey
Conspiracy and Death of Marino Falieri at Venice, AD 1355 by Mrs. Margaret Olip… 16:35 Read by Julie Jackson
Charles IV of Germany Publishes His Golden Bull, AD 1356 by Sir Robert Comyn 9:06 Read by Colleen McMahon
Insurrection of the Jacquerie in France, AD 1358 by Sir John Froissart 12:38 Read by Colleen McMahon
Conquests of Timur the Tartar, AD 1370-1405 by Edward Gibbon, part 1 20:08 Read by Tatiana Chichilla
Conquests of Timur the Tartar, AD 1370-1405 by Edward Gibbon, part 2 20:08 Read by Ryan Fahey
Dancing Mania of the Middle Ages, AD 1374 by J.F.C. Hecker 36:12 Read by Louis Hehman
Election of Antipope Clement VII, AD 1378 by Henry Hart Milman 28:06 Read by Ryan Fahey
Genoese Surrender to the Venetians, AD 1380 by Henry Hallam 9:40 Read by Steve Mayer
Rebellion of Wat Tyler, AD 1381 by John Lingard 23:16 Read by JSWS
Wycliffe Translates the Bible into English, AD 1382 by J. Paterson Smyth 26:42 Read by Larry Wilson
Swiss Win Their Independence, AD 1386-1389 by F. Grenfell Baker 11:31 Read by Steve Mayer
Union of Denmark, Sweden and Norway, AD 1397 by Paul C. Sinding 20:44 Read by Michele Fry
Deposition of Richard II, AD 1399 by John Lingard 38:09 Read by Florence
Discovery of the Canary Islands and the African Coast, AD 1402 by Sir Arthur He… 23:17 Read by Piotr Nater
Discovery of the Canary Islands and the African Coast, AD 1402 by Sir Arthur He… 21:20 Read by Piotr Nater
Council of Constance, AD 1414 by Richard Lodge 27:26 Read by Michele Fry
Trial and Burning of John Huss, AD 1415 by Richard Chenevix Trench 29:11 Read by Larry Wilson
The House of Hohenzollern Established in Brandenburg, AD 1415 by Charles Carlyle 37:49 Read by realisticspeakers
Battle of Agincourt, AD 1415 by James Gairdner 35:02 Read by TR Love
Jeanne d'Arc's Victory at Orlean, AD 1429 by Sir Edward S. Creasy 38:23 Read by Murphy8104
Trial and Execution of Jeanne d'Arc, AD 1431 by Jules Michelet, part 1 27:53 Read by Elizabeth
Trial and Execution of Jeanne d'Arc, AD 1431 by Jules Michelet, part 2 27:07 Read by Florence
Charles VII Issues His Pragmatic Sanction, AD 1438 by W. Henley Jervis 24:29 Read by Louis Hehman
Charles VII Issues His Pragmatic Sanction, AD 1438 by Rene Francois Rohrbacher 17:34 Read by Louis Hehman