The narrative commences 55 years before the birth of Christ, when Julius Caesar famously 'turned his gaze upon Britain' and concludes with the Battle of Bosworth in 1485. Along the way we encounter a plethora of closely observed characters, all of whom breathe life into the page: William the Conqueror, Alfred the Great, Richard the Lionheart, Joan of Arc. The beginnings of Parliament, the Church and the monarchy are all analysed alongside this comprehensive chronology. THE ISLAND RACE Britannia; Subjugation; Roman Province; ...

The Birth of Britain 2002, Cassell Reference, London

ISBN-13: 9780304363896

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The Birth of Britain 1994, Buccaneer Books, New York

ISBN-13: 9781568495040