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King Alfred of England

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Jacob Abbott


The life and accomplishments of England's sole title holder of "The Great." King Alfred defended England from Viking invasions an…

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In In the Reign of Terror: The Adventures of a Westminster Boy

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G. A. Henty


Like all Henty books, this one centers around a young English lad whose courtesy and courage win the day. Harry Sandwith travels to France t…

Chapter V - Victory of Arminius over the Roman Legions under Varus, AD 9 - Part…

In The Fifteen Decisive Battles of the World

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Sir Edward Shepherd Creasy


This work is Edward Creasy's best known fundamental work of history. It describes in detail 15 battles of world history, beginning with the …

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In With Lee in Virginia

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G. A. Henty


Vincent Wingfield is the son of a wealthy Virginian planter. When the country goes to war, he enlists in the cavalry, and sees action under …