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Queen Elizabeth

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Edward Spencer Beesly


A biography of Queen Elizabeth the First, the last monarch of the Tudors. (Summary by Brendan Stallard)

Montcalm and Wolfe

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Francis Parkman, Jr.


Francis Parkman (1823-1893) has been hailed as one of America's great nineteenth century historians, along with William Prescott, John Lothr…

The History of England, from the Accession of James II - (Volume 4, Chapter 21)

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Thomas Babington Macaulay


This is volume 4 chapter 21 of a series of books written by the Baron Macaulay (1800-1859) in the 19th century. It starts with a brief resum…

The History of England, from the Accession of James II - (Volume 5, Chapter 25)

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Thomas Babington Macaulay


This is volume 5, chapter 25 of a series of books written by the Baron Macaulay (1800-1859) and published after his death. To quote from th…

The Old Régime in Canada

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Francis Parkman, Jr.


Francis Parkman is an nineteenth century American historian. He devoted most of his life to a seven volume history of "The French and E…

Life in the Grey Nunnery at Montreal

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Life in the Grey Nunnery was first published in Boston, in 1857 by Edward P. Hood, who was credited as the book's editor. It is likely that …

20 - Ch. 20: Going from Home

In East Lynne

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Mrs. Henry Wood


Ellen Wood (1814-1887) was an English novelist, better known as Mrs. Henry Wood. She wrote over 30 novels, many of which (especially East Ly…

XV: Dehli and Agra, Part 1

In Around the World on a Bicycle, Vol. 2

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Thomas Stevens


Thomas Stevens was the first person to circle the globe by bicycle, a large-wheeled Ordinary. His journey started in April 1884 in San Franc…