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Our Island Story - Complete Set

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Our Island Story - Complete Set

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Our Island Story, Complete Set - Early History of Great Britain to World War I. Written by Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall. Read by David Thorn. Length: 15 hrs and 16 mins. Suggested ages: 9 and up.

Description: A five part series telling The Story of Great Britain from its earliest beginnings to World War I. Our Island Story, originally published in 1905 and later updated, details the history of Britain up to World War I (including some myths and legends associated with British history). Author H. E. Marshall based the book on her answers to her children's questions about the history of their "home island" (Great Britain).

Table of Contents:

Volume 1

Early History of Great Britain

1. The Stories of Albion and Brutus

2. The Coming of the Romans

3. The Romans Come Again

4. How Caligula Conquered Britain, and how Caractacus Refused to be Conquered

5. The Story of a Warrior Queen

6. The Last of the Romans

7. The Story of St. Alban

8. Vortigern and King Constans

9. The Story of the Coming of Hengist and Horsa

10. Hengist's Treachery

11. The Story of How The Giant's Dancer was Brought to Britain

12. The Coming of Arthur

13. The Founding of the Round Table

14. The Story of Gregory and the Pretty Children

15. How King Alfred Learned to Read

16. Kind Alfred in the Cowherd's Cottage

17. More About Alfred the Great

18. Ethelred the Unready

19. How Edmund Ironside Fought for the Crown

20. Canute and the Waves

21. Edward the Confessor

Volume 2

Ruling Monarchs from 1066 to 1509 A.D.

22. Harold

23. The Battle of Stamford Bridge

24. The Battle of Hastings

25. William the Conqueror - The Story of Hereward the Wake

26. William the Conqueror - The Death of the King

27. The Story of William the Red

28. Henry I -The Story of the "White Ship"

29. The Story of King Stephen

30. Henry Plantagenet- The Story of Gilbert and Rohesia

31. Henry Plantagenet - The Story of Thomas a Becket

32. Henry Plantagenet - The Story of the Conquest of Ireland

33. The Story of Richard Coeur De Lion

34. Richard Coeur De Lion - The Story of How Blondel Found the King

35. John Lackland - The Story of Prince Arthur

36. John Lackland - The Story of the Great Charter

37. Henry III of Winchester - The Story of Hubert de Burgh

38. Henry III of Winchester- The Story of Simon De Montfort

39. Henry III The Story of the Poisoned Dagger

40. Edward I - The Little War of Chalons

41. Edward I - The Lawgiver - The Story of the First Prince of Wales

42. Edward I - The Hammer of the Scots

43. Edward II of Caernarvon -The Story of King Robert the Bruce and Bohun

44. Edward II of Caernarvon - The Story of the Battle of Bannockburn

45. Edward III of Windsor - The Story of the Battle of Sluys

46. Edward III of Windsor - The Story of the Battle of Crecy

47. Edward III of Windsor - The Story of the Seige of Calais

48. Edward III of Windsor - The Story of the Battle of Poitiers

49. Richard II of Bordeaux - The Story of Wat Tyler's Rebellion

50. How King Richard II Lost His Crown

51. Henry IV of Bolingbroke - The Story of the Battle of Shrewsbury

52. Henry IV of Bolingbroke - The Story of How Prince Hal was sent to Prison

53. Henry V of Monmouth - The Story of the Battle of Agincourt

54. Henry IV of Windsor - The Story of the Maid of Orleans

55. Henry V of Windsor - The Red Rose and the White

56. Edward VI - The Story of Queen Margaret and the Robbers

57. Edward IV - The Story of the Kingmaker

58. Edward V - The Story of the King Who was Never Crowned

59. Richard III - The Story of the Two Little Princes in the Tower

60. Henry VII - The Story of a Make-Believe Prince

61. Henry VII - The Story of Another Make-Believe Prince

Volume 3 - The next 250 years from Henry VIII(1509 A.D.) to George II (d. 1759 A.D.)

62. Henry VIII - The Story of the Field of The Cloth of Gold

63. Henry VIII - How the King became the Defender of the Faith and How The Great Cardinal Died

64. Henry VIII - The Story of the King's Six Wives

65. Edward VI - The Story of the Boy King

66. The Story of Lady Jane Grey

67. Mary I - How the Princess Elizabeth became a Prisoner

68. Mary I - How a Candle was Lit in England which Has Never Been Put Out

69. Elizabeth - How the Imprisoned Princess Became Queen

70. Elizabeth - The Story of a Most Unhappy Queen

71. Elizabeth - The Story of How England was Saved from the Spaniards

72. Elizabeth - The Story of Sir Walter Raleigh

73. Elizabeth - The Story of the Queen's Favorite

74. James the VI of Scotland, Ist of England The Story of Guy Fawkes

75. James VI of Scotland, Ist of England - The Story of the Mayflower

76. Charles I How a Woman Struck a Blow for Freedom

77. Charles I - The Story of How the King and the Parliament Quarreled and at last Fought

78. Charles I - The Story of How the King was Brought to his Death

79. The Commonwealth - The Adventures of a Prince

80. The Commonwealth - The Lord Protector

81. Charles II - How the King Came to his Own, and How Death Walked in the Streets of London

82. Charles II - The Story of How London was Burned

83. James II of England, VII th of Scotland-The Fiery Cross

84. James II of England, VII th of Scotland-The Story of Monmouth

85. James II of England, VII th of Scotland - The Story of the Seven Bishops

86. James II of England, VII th of Scotland-William the Deliverer

87. William III and Mary II-The Story of Brave Londonderry

88. William III and Mary II - The Story of a Sad Day in a Highland Glen

89. Anne - How the Union Jack was Made

90. George I - The Story of the Earl of Mar's Hunting Party

91. George II - The Story of Bonnie Prince Charlie

92. George II - The Story of Flora MacDonald

93. George II - The Story of the Black Hole of Calcutta

94. George II - The Story of How Canada was Won

Volume 4

The loss of the American Colonies and the beginning of the industrial revolution

95. George III - The Story of How America was Lost

96. George III - The Story of the Spinning Wheel

Volume 5

The French Revolution (1789 A.D.) to the conclusion of World War I (1919 A.D.)

97. George III - England Expects that Every Man will do his Duty

98. George III - The Battle of Waterloo

99. George IV - The First Gentleman in Europe

100. William IV - The Story of Two Peaceful Victories

101. Victoria - The Girl Queen

102. Victoria - When Bread was Dear

103. Victoria - Peace

104. Victoria - War

105. Victoria - The Land of Snow

106. Victoria - The Siege of Delhi

107. Victoria - The Pipes at Lucknow

108. Victoria - Under the Southern Cross

109. Victoria - From Cannibal to Christian

110. Victoria - Boer and Britain

111. Edward VII - The Peacemaker

112. George V - Armed Peace

113. World War

114. The Hope of the Future

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Our Island Story, Complete Set - Early History of Great Britain to World War I. Written by Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall. Read by David Thorn. Length: 15 hrs and 16 mins. Suggested ages: 9 and up.

Description: A five part series telling The Story of Great Britain from its earliest beginnings to World War I. Our Island Story, originally published in 1905 and later updated, details the history of Britain up to World War I (including some myths and legends associated with British history). Author H. E. Marshall based the book on her answers to her children's questions about the history of their "home island" (Great Britain).

Table of Contents:

Volume 1

Early History of Great Britain

1. The Stories of Albion and Brutus

2. The Coming of the Romans

3. The Romans Come Again

4. How Caligula Conquered Britain, and how Caractacus Refused to be Conquered

5. The Story of a Warrior Queen

6. The Last of the Romans

7. The Story of St. Alban

8. Vortigern and King Constans

9. The Story of the Coming of Hengist and Horsa

10. Hengist's Treachery

11. The Story of How The Giant's Dancer was Brought to Britain

12. The Coming of Arthur

13. The Founding of the Round Table

14. The Story of Gregory and the Pretty Children

15. How King Alfred Learned to Read

16. Kind Alfred in the Cowherd's Cottage

17. More About Alfred the Great

18. Ethelred the Unready

19. How Edmund Ironside Fought for the Crown

20. Canute and the Waves

21. Edward the Confessor

Volume 2

Ruling Monarchs from 1066 to 1509 A.D.

22. Harold

23. The Battle of Stamford Bridge

24. The Battle of Hastings

25. William the Conqueror - The Story of Hereward the Wake

26. William the Conqueror - The Death of the King

27. The Story of William the Red

28. Henry I -The Story of the "White Ship"

29. The Story of King Stephen

30. Henry Plantagenet- The Story of Gilbert and Rohesia

31. Henry Plantagenet - The Story of Thomas a Becket

32. Henry Plantagenet - The Story of the Conquest of Ireland

33. The Story of Richard Coeur De Lion

34. Richard Coeur De Lion - The Story of How Blondel Found the King

35. John Lackland - The Story of Prince Arthur

36. John Lackland - The Story of the Great Charter

37. Henry III of Winchester - The Story of Hubert de Burgh

38. Henry III of Winchester- The Story of Simon De Montfort

39. Henry III The Story of the Poisoned Dagger

40. Edward I - The Little War of Chalons

41. Edward I - The Lawgiver - The Story of the First Prince of Wales

42. Edward I - The Hammer of the Scots

43. Edward II of Caernarvon -The Story of King Robert the Bruce and Bohun

44. Edward II of Caernarvon - The Story of the Battle of Bannockburn

45. Edward III of Windsor - The Story of the Battle of Sluys

46. Edward III of Windsor - The Story of the Battle of Crecy

47. Edward III of Windsor - The Story of the Seige of Calais

48. Edward III of Windsor - The Story of the Battle of Poitiers

49. Richard II of Bordeaux - The Story of Wat Tyler's Rebellion

50. How King Richard II Lost His Crown

51. Henry IV of Bolingbroke - The Story of the Battle of Shrewsbury

52. Henry IV of Bolingbroke - The Story of How Prince Hal was sent to Prison

53. Henry V of Monmouth - The Story of the Battle of Agincourt

54. Henry IV of Windsor - The Story of the Maid of Orleans

55. Henry V of Windsor - The Red Rose and the White

56. Edward VI - The Story of Queen Margaret and the Robbers

57. Edward IV - The Story of the Kingmaker

58. Edward V - The Story of the King Who was Never Crowned

59. Richard III - The Story of the Two Little Princes in the Tower

60. Henry VII - The Story of a Make-Believe Prince

61. Henry VII - The Story of Another Make-Believe Prince

Volume 3 - The next 250 years from Henry VIII(1509 A.D.) to George II (d. 1759 A.D.)

62. Henry VIII - The Story of the Field of The Cloth of Gold

63. Henry VIII - How the King became the Defender of the Faith and How The Great Cardinal Died

64. Henry VIII - The Story of the King's Six Wives

65. Edward VI - The Story of the Boy King

66. The Story of Lady Jane Grey

67. Mary I - How the Princess Elizabeth became a Prisoner

68. Mary I - How a Candle was Lit in England which Has Never Been Put Out

69. Elizabeth - How the Imprisoned Princess Became Queen

70. Elizabeth - The Story of a Most Unhappy Queen

71. Elizabeth - The Story of How England was Saved from the Spaniards

72. Elizabeth - The Story of Sir Walter Raleigh

73. Elizabeth - The Story of the Queen's Favorite

74. James the VI of Scotland, Ist of England The Story of Guy Fawkes

75. James VI of Scotland, Ist of England - The Story of the Mayflower

76. Charles I How a Woman Struck a Blow for Freedom

77. Charles I - The Story of How the King and the Parliament Quarreled and at last Fought

78. Charles I - The Story of How the King was Brought to his Death

79. The Commonwealth - The Adventures of a Prince

80. The Commonwealth - The Lord Protector

81. Charles II - How the King Came to his Own, and How Death Walked in the Streets of London

82. Charles II - The Story of How London was Burned

83. James II of England, VII th of Scotland-The Fiery Cross

84. James II of England, VII th of Scotland-The Story of Monmouth

85. James II of England, VII th of Scotland - The Story of the Seven Bishops

86. James II of England, VII th of Scotland-William the Deliverer

87. William III and Mary II-The Story of Brave Londonderry

88. William III and Mary II - The Story of a Sad Day in a Highland Glen

89. Anne - How the Union Jack was Made

90. George I - The Story of the Earl of Mar's Hunting Party

91. George II - The Story of Bonnie Prince Charlie

92. George II - The Story of Flora MacDonald

93. George II - The Story of the Black Hole of Calcutta

94. George II - The Story of How Canada was Won

Volume 4

The loss of the American Colonies and the beginning of the industrial revolution

95. George III - The Story of How America was Lost

96. George III - The Story of the Spinning Wheel

Volume 5

The French Revolution (1789 A.D.) to the conclusion of World War I (1919 A.D.)

97. George III - England Expects that Every Man will do his Duty

98. George III - The Battle of Waterloo

99. George IV - The First Gentleman in Europe

100. William IV - The Story of Two Peaceful Victories

101. Victoria - The Girl Queen

102. Victoria - When Bread was Dear

103. Victoria - Peace

104. Victoria - War

105. Victoria - The Land of Snow

106. Victoria - The Siege of Delhi

107. Victoria - The Pipes at Lucknow

108. Victoria - Under the Southern Cross

109. Victoria - From Cannibal to Christian

110. Victoria - Boer and Britain

111. Edward VII - The Peacemaker

112. George V - Armed Peace

113. World War

114. The Hope of the Future