The English Rebel: One Thousand Years of Trouble-making from the Normans to the Nineties

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The English have a rich and glorious history of making trouble for themselves. One hundred and forty years before the French Revolution, the English executed their king and instituted a radical revolutionary government. In 1215, more than 570 years before the United States ratified its Bill of Rights, England's barons forced King John to accept the Magna Carta, sowing the first seeds of constitutional government. In 1926 over 1.5 million strikers brought the nation to its knees. From the Peasants' Revolt to the suffragettes ...

The English Rebel: One Thousand Years of Trouble-making from the Normans to the Nineties 2010, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780141025476

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The English Rebel: One Thousand Years of Trouble-making from the Normans to the Nineties 2009, Viking, London

ISBN-13: 9780670916191

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