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A History of the English-Speaking Peoples

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An authoritative survey of the history of English-speaking peoples throughout the world combines intriguing, closely observed biographical profiles- ... Show synopsis

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Exbugonaut

Grand History

by Exbugonaut on May 17, 2007

An example of how WS can make even 9th-century English hisotry interesting: "The prudent king sought peace and offered an indemnity. The Danes took the gold, and "swore upon the Holy Ring" they would depart and keep a faithful peace. With a treachery to which all adjectives are unequal they sudenly darted away and siezed Exeter.... But let all heathen beware of breaking oaths! A frightful tempest smote the sea army." Irresistable!

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maryanne reilly

got and english speaking people book voume 1 to 7

wont to no the value off the 7 volumes they are quite old maybe 50 years old they are quite big width 8 inc length12 inch and got lots off coloufull pictures what woul be the value off the books thanks

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