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  • A Personal Railway History - Account by Fred Gibbs, a Birmingham man who worked on the railway between the years 1918 and 1967. (Added: 23-Apr-2009 Hits: )
  • Battle Conference of Anglo-Norman Studies - An annual event devoted to medieval history and culture. Information on past meetings, and date and location of upcoming meeting. (Added: 23-Apr-2009 Hits: )
  • Britain Express: Medieval England - History, culture, and daily life during the Middle Ages. (Added: 23-Apr-2009 Hits: )
  • Florilegium Urbanum - A selection of primary documents, in modern English translation, illustrating aspects of urban society in medieval England. (Added: 23-Apr-2009 Hits: )
  • History of England - General topics arranged in broad time periods. (Added: 23-Apr-2009 Hits: )
  • King Henry VIII History Department - A schools history department Website with information on Tudor England, and working conditions during the Industrial Revolution. (Added: 23-Apr-2009 Hits: )
  • Macaulay's History of England, Volume 1 - First published in 1849, it covers the English Civil Wars through to the Monmouth Rebellion. (Added: 23-Apr-2009 Hits: )
  • Magna Carta - Translation from the Latin of the original version of the Magna Carta of Great Britain, signed by King John at Runnymede in 1215. With links to glossary and Latin original text. (Added: 23-Apr-2009 Hits: )
  • Of Choristers Ancient and Modern - Anne Page provides a history of cathedral choir schools. For each school there is a history and photographs. Appendixes cover boy bishops, bursaries, girls' choirs and a bibliography. (Added: 23-Apr-2009 Hits: )
  • Old Father Thames - Historical incident, personalities and associations of the River Thames related to specified points along its course and on its banks. (Added: 23-Apr-2009 Hits: )
  • Old Towns - Contemporary descriptions of English towns and cities written between 1835 and 1848 and published in 'The Penny Cyclopedia'. Also sells copies of 19th-century engravings showing views of English towns. (Added: 23-Apr-2009 Hits: )
  • Outlaws and Highwaymen - Songs, poems, stories, memoirs, letters, satires, sermons, and other writings from the times are used to tell about the English highwayman from the 14th through the 19th centuries. (Added: 23-Apr-2009 Hits: )
  • Seventeenth Century England. - Wills, Muster Lists and Parish Register together with more general information including coinage, wages, prices and artillery. (Added: 23-Apr-2009 Hits: )
  • The Confederation of the Cinque Ports - Historic association of maritime towns in Kent and Sussex. Includes history, heraldic and ceremonial information, events, contacts and links about the ports and associated towns. (Added: 23-Apr-2009 Hits: )
  • The Making of the English Middle Class - Full text of Peter Earle's book, subtitled 'Business, Society and Family Life in London 1660-1730'. (Added: 23-Apr-2009 Hits: )
  • The South Coast Martello Towers - Peter Hibbs charts the history, construction, siting and individual history of each of the 74 English south coast Martello Towers. (Added: 23-Apr-2009 Hits: )
  • The Thames from Hampton Court to Sunbury Lock - Descriptions, history and photographs of Thames bridges, locks, buildings and islands from Hampton Court to Sunbury. (Added: 23-Apr-2009 Hits: )
  • The Victoria County History - Based at the Institute of Historical Research, the English local history series began in 1899 and was dedicated to Queen Victoria. Includes information and draft text for counties in progress. (Added: 23-Apr-2009 Hits: )
  • The Village Labourer 1760-1832 - First published in 1911, this study in the government of England before the Reform Bill takes a detailed look at the consequences of the acts of enclosure, which dramatically changed life in the countryside. Full text available on-line. (Added: 23-Apr-2009 Hits: )
  • Times of Change in the History of England - A brief history of the periods of transition in England, including the Norman Conquest, the Plague, and the Reformation. (Added: 23-Apr-2009 Hits: )
  • ViewFinder - Large historical image collection from English Heritage. Profile and image search. (Added: 23-Apr-2009 Hits: )

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