Kings and Queens (Amazing & Extraordinary Facts) by Malcolm Day

By Malcolm Day

"Amazing & outstanding proof approximately Kings and Queens" reveals a wealth of attention-grabbing truths approximately British monarchs from pre-Roman instances to the current day. realize revealing tales concerning the lives and personalities of every monarch and the way they've got formed historical past. stories of wickedness, greed, adultery and insanity make this consultant to Britain's kings and queens totally compelling. "The outstanding and awesome proof series" provides fascinating, unbelievable and little-known evidence and tales a few wide selection of themes that are sure to tell, take up and entertain in equivalent degree. short, available and interesting items on a wide selection of topics cause them to the right books to dip in to.

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eISBN: 978-1-4463-5411-7

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No Quarter Given: The Muster Roll of Prince Charles Edward by Christian Aikman, Alastair Livingstone, Elizabeth Stuart

By Christian Aikman, Alastair Livingstone, Elizabeth Stuart Hart

A distinct ancient list compiled from the rolls made by way of the Hanoverian military of the Duke of Cumberland after the conflict of Culloden in 1746. each Scottish regiment current on the conflict has been recorded and the subsequent are unique: Stewarts of Appin, Atholl Brigade, Bannerman of Elsick's, Cameron of Locheil's, Chisholm of Strathglass', Duke of Perth's, Earl of Cromartie's, Forfarshire (Ogilvy's), Frasers of Lovat, Gordon of Glenbucket's, Lord Lewis Gordon's, provides of Glenmoriston, Grante's Artillery, MacDonald of Clanranald's, MacDonald of Glencoe's, MacDonnell of Glengarry's, MacDonnell of Keppoch's, MacGregor's, Mackinnon's, girl Mackintosh's, MacLachlan's, MacLean's, MacLeod of Raasay's, Macpherson of Cluny's, Manchester, Monaltrie's and Balmoral, John Roy Stuart (Edinburgh) and Stoneywood's (Aberdeen). The cavalry includes: Fitzjames' Horse, Hussars, Kilmarnock's Horse, The Lifeguards (Elcho's Troop, Balmerino's Troop), Perthshire Horse, Pitsligo's Horse and the Ecossais Royale. it is a targeted and crucial checklist of this crucial interval of British heritage. Now it really is absolutely listed.

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Wellington's Army in the Peninsula 1809-14 by Stuart Reid

By Stuart Reid

This hugely certain examine offers a transparent account of ways the British military used to be organised, who commanded it, and the way it functioned within the box throughout the Peninsular struggle. Focusing mostly on infantry, cavalry and artillery, together with international devices in British pay, it offers a close and finished order of conflict. Doctrine, education, strategies and kit are mentioned intensive, and clinical providers and engineers also are coated. Concise biographical info of key commanders, over 60 unit tree diagrams, organisational tables, plus various illustrations make this an important reference paintings for college kids of this era.

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Frommer's Scotland by Darwin Porter

By Darwin Porter

You’ll by no means fall into the vacationer traps for those who go back and forth with Frommer’s. It’s like having a pal exhibit you round, taking you to the locations locals like top. Our specialist authors have already long gone in all places you may go--they’ve performed the legwork for you, and they’re no longer afraid to inform it love it is, saving you money and time. No different sequence bargains candid experiences of such a lot of inns and eating places in all rate levels. each Frommer’s go back and forth advisor is updated, with specified costs for every little thing, dozens of colour maps, and interesting assurance of activities, purchasing, and nightlife. You’d be misplaced with no us!

Frommer’s Scotland positive aspects stunning colour photographs of the old fashioned villages, misty moors, and offshore islands that anticipate you. It’s a hugely own consultant that’s enjoyable to learn or even extra enjoyable to take advantage of at the road—and it’s even more entire and in-depth than its significant competitor.

You’ll locate whole information on wonderful small city s, world-class golfing classes, remarkable fishing, nation pubs, whiskey distilleries, usual wonders, castles, literary landmarks, mysterious historic ruins, and Edinburgh’s shiny cultural scene. You’ll even get a unfastened colour fold-out map!

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Top 10 London (Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guides) by Roger Williams, Mary Scott

By Roger Williams, Mary Scott

DK Eyewitness best 10 publications make any vacation spot available via providing dozens of lists of the ten top eating places, bars, neighborhoods, inns, neighborhood points of interest, and lots more and plenty extra. With insider assistance for each customer, the pinnacle 10 sequence deals within wisdom, and now includes a pull-out map and advisor that incorporates fold-out maps of urban metro structures, worthwhile mobilephone numbers, and 60 nice principles on tips to spend your day.

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International Government Finance and the Amsterdam Capital by James Riley

By James Riley

Through the eighteenth century eu governments all started systematically utilizing a global credits constitution whose centre used to be the Amsterdam capital industry. This ebook reconstructs that approach and surveys its critical results at the eu and particularly the Dutch economies. Eighteenth-century states borrowed mainly to finance wars and, more and more towards the century's finish, bills from prior wars. army and naval spending and debt carrier jointly fed on as much as 80 percentage of peacetime sales and extra in warfare. Borrowing on foreign markets stabilised formerly disruptive deficit financing strategies and moderated the industrial results of sharply abnormal struggle spending. This improvement in spite of the fact that, eased the issues of war-making greater than it constructed nationwide economies or more advantageous prosperity. The Dutch, heretofore visible as having squandered the good thing about reasonable credits, truly confronted the tough challenge of discovering effective makes use of for his or her discounts at passable returns.

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Best Sussex Walks by David Bathurst

By David Bathurst

The fundamental advisor to the easiest walks in attractive Sussex. David Bathurst returns to proportion his favorite walks within the Sussex geographical region. The 16 walks contain: most sensible Ghost stroll, most sensible Coastal stroll, most sensible Teashop stroll and top Pub stroll. starting from flat routes appropriate for households, via to the simplest problem stroll for the extra adventurous, there's something for everybody during this fundamental booklet. every one bankruptcy is followed through an in depth map, a distance and time planner, and is complemented by means of Terry Whitlock's fascinating line drawings.

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How To Be a Tudor: A Dawn-to-Dusk Guide to Tudor Life by Ruth Goodman

By Ruth Goodman

From an historian who steered at the BBC’s Wolf Hall, an erudite romp during the intimate info of lifestyles in Tudor England.

On the heels of her positive How to Be a Victorian, Ruth Goodman travels even extra again in English historical past to the period closest to her middle, the dramatic interval from the crowning of Henry VII to the dying of Elizabeth I. Drawing on her personal adventures residing in re-created Tudor stipulations, Goodman serves as our intrepid consultant to sixteenth-century residing. continuing from first light to bedtime, this fascinating, illustrative paintings celebrates the normal lives of these who worked throughout the period. From sounding the “hue and cry” to alert a village to chance to malting grain for selfmade ale, from the ugly activity of bear-baiting to cuckolding and cross-dressing―the madcap behavior and revealing intimacies of existence during Shakespeare are vividly rendered for the insatiably curious.

eight pages of colour illustrations

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