• The Red and White Springs of Avalon by Nicholas R. Mann

    By Nicholas R. Mann

    all around the British Isles usual springs seem. Many are considered as holy and are reputed to own therapeutic houses. one of the such a lot commemorated of those therapeutic waters are the crimson and White Springs that move from the bottom of the famed Glastonbury Tor. within the purple & White Springs of Avalon the authors draw on alchemy and different religious traditions to provide an explanation for the hidden powers of those awesome springs. They exhibit how those historical knowledge traditions supply vital keys to the initiatory and therapeutic secrets and techniques of Avalon. This attention-grabbing exploration of Chalice good, the Tor and the White Spring has develop into a vital consultant to the mysteries of Glastonbury. Geomancer Nicholas R. Mann B.A. is the writer of Glastonbury Tor, The Isle of Avalon, strength secrets and techniques of Glastonbury Tor, Druid Magic, The Silver department playing cards and The Sacred Geometry of Washington DC. Philippa Glasson D.Phil. is an astrologer and seer who taught within the collage of Cambridge for a few years. She is the writer of influential books and articles on topics starting from Renaissance alchemy to postmodern spirituality. Nicholas and Philippa are the joint authors of The celebrity Temple of Avalon.

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  • Historical Dictionary of Tudor England, 1485-1603 (Archives) by Ronald H. Fritze

    By Ronald H. Fritze

    The basically historic dictionary that makes a speciality of sixteenth-century England, this reference paintings deals approximately three hundred articles at the age of the English Tudors. the britain of Shakespeare, Henry VIII, and Elizabeth I is among the hottest sessions of British historical past. Ronald H. Fritze and his affiliate editors have pointed out the political, army, non secular, social, and fiscal matters that have been an important to the period, and feature compiled articles, a chronology and recommendations for additional examining on every one topic.

    Sixty Tudor England experts contributed to the approximately three hundred entries, every one of consisting of an appendix with a chronology and a specific bibliography for additional interpreting. The entries, starting from 250-2000 phrases every one, talk about humans, occasions, legislation, associations and specific subject matters akin to exploration. they're written to be understood by way of the expert non-specialist. the first concentration is on England, yet a couple of articles on Scottish and Irish background were integrated after they relate to England. This paintings is effective to scholars, students and an individual attracted to 16th century England, English Renaissance literature, or history.

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  • The Story of Dudley by Edward Chitham

    By Edward Chitham

    This publication offers a rounded account of the historical past of Dudley, beginning prior to the Norman Conquest. It lines the advance of within the city, and indicates how the shortcoming of utilities, together with water, hampered the nineteenth-century city and compelled a piece of the inhabitants into determined poverty. significant historic treasures stay from this period, notwithstanding, giving the chance for the expansion of tourism within the present.

    The tale of Dudley, compiled by way of a professional within the area’s background, weaves those occasions jointly into an obtainable, attention-grabbing and in-depth historical past of the city that's bound to pride citizens and viewers alike.

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  • Morality and Citizenship in English Schools: Secular by Susannah Wright

    By Susannah Wright

    This booklet sheds new gentle on early twentieth-century secularism via reading campaigns to problem dominant Christian techniques to the instructing of morality and citizenship in English colleges, and to provide more advantageous choices. It brings jointly, for the 1st time, the actions of alternative educators and strain teams, working in the community, nationally and the world over, over a interval of forty seven years. Who have been those activists? What ideological and organisational assets did they draw on? What proposals did they make? and the way did others reply to their perspectives? Secularist activists represented a minority, yet provided a recurrent problem to majority perspectives and formed ongoing academic debates. They accomplished a few, albeit restricted, impact on coverage and perform. They have been divided between themselves and by means of 1944 had didn't supplant majority perspectives. yet, with where of spiritual and secular beliefs in faculties closing a subject matter of dialogue, this research has resonance today. 

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  • The Derbyshire Miscellany by Michael E. Smith

    By Michael E. Smith

    A consultant booklet, a background booklet, a gazetteer, a carrying compendium, a typical historical past of the county, a dictionary of biography and a enjoyable of factoids for the quiz enthusiast, A Derbyshire Miscellany is all of those and lots more and plenty, even more. right here you can find an overview of the county’s heritage in addition to information regarding castles, monasteries and stately houses. The lives of carrying celebrities are incorporated in addition to biographies of politicians, inventors, industrialists and struggle heroes. The silk mill, outfitted at Derby in 1722, has a robust declare to being the world’s first manufacturing unit and, in 1771 at Cromford, Richard Arkwright created a method of business construction. those and different ‘Derbyshire Firsts’ also are defined within the e-book a person trying to find crucial proof will locate them the following together with information regarding royal visits, the humanities, natural world and nation-state and food and drinks. and economic system also are pointed out with an overview of the advance of neighborhood industries. A Derbyshire Miscellany is key interpreting for somebody with an curiosity in or a reference to the county both as a resident, a vacationer or a pupil of its historical past. it'll make an awesome reward that may supply excitement for years to come.

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  • Canna: The Story of a Hebridean Island by John Lorne Campbell,Hugh Cheape

    By John Lorne Campbell,Hugh Cheape

    This is the definitive heritage of Canna, probably the most appealing of all of the Scottish islands. Fertile and with a sheltered harbour, Canna has performed an incredible half within the tale of the Hebrides.

    After the Reformation the island was once of substantial significance to the Irish Franciscan project of the 1620s and likewise the Jacobite risings sooner than it used to be swept up within the tragedies of depopulation and clearances of the 19th century.

    Gifted to the nationwide belief in 1981, the island is at present present process whatever of a revival, with the production of the St Edward Centre on Sanday, and the proposed advancements of Canna apartment.

    Recent archaeological surveys and ancient learn has exposed a lot new proof concerning the island. Hugh Cheape of the Royal Museum of Scotland, who has been in detail concerned about the Canna undertaking, has absolutely edited the ebook. New contributions either replace and fill out the account of the island.

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  • Print Culture, Crime and Justice in 18th-Century London by Richard M. Ward

    By Richard M. Ward

    within the first half the 18th century there has been an explosion within the quantity and diversity of crime literature released in London. This was once a 'golden age of writing approximately crime', whilst the older genres of legal biographies, social coverage pamphlets and 'last-dying speeches' have been joined by way of a raft of recent guides, together with newspapers, periodicals, photo prints, the previous Bailey complaints and the Ordinary's Account of malefactors done at Tyburn. through the early 18th century propertied Londoners learn a much broader array of revealed texts and photographs approximately legal offenders – highwaymen, housebreakers, murderers, pickpockets etc – than ever ahead of or since.

    Print tradition, Crime and Justice in 18th-Century London
    offers the 1st specified research of crime reporting throughout this diversity of guides to discover the effect of print upon modern perceptions of crime and upon the making of the legislations and its management within the city. This old viewpoint is helping us to reconsider the connection among media, the general public sphere and felony justice coverage within the present.

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  • Whispers Across the Atlantick: General William Howe and the by David Smith

    By David Smith

    normal William Howe was once the commander-in-chief of the British forces throughout the early campaigns of the yankee progressive conflict (1775-1783). Howe evoked passionate reactions within the humans he labored with – his males enjoyed him, his second-in-command detested him, his enemies feared him, his political masters despaired of him. there has been even a plot to homicide him, during which British officials in addition to americans have been implicated.

    Howe's tale comprises intrigue, romance and betrayal, performed out at the battlefields of North the USA and concluding in a court on the condominium of Commons, the place Howe defended his judgements along with his acceptance and probably his existence at the line. The inquiry, entire with witness stories and savage debate among the bitterly divided factions of the British Parliament, offers Howe's tale the flavor of a court drama. utilizing huge learn and up to date archival discoveries, this e-book tells the exciting tale of the fellow who continuously appeared to be at the verge of profitable the yankee innovative conflict for Britain, basically to continually fail to carry the ultimate blow.

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  • Early Tudor Yorkshire (Blackthorn History of Yorkshire Book by John Rushton

    By John Rushton

    John Rushton was once within the Royal army from the age of 16 to nineteen. For a number of years he labored in factories. As a tender grownup, he studied at college university and the London tuition of Economics. His half time paintings incorporated barrel organ making a song, time and movement learn and sporting a sandwich board. He got here to Ryedale as train organiser for the employees’ academic organization in 1959 and built neighborhood stories in different cities and villages in north-east Yorkshire. His annual neighborhood heritage exhibitions at Pickering resulted in the formation of the Beck Isle Museum. for a few years he used to be renowned for his appearances at Pickering Carnivals in outrageous costumes. He ran a newspaper column, wrote village pantomimes and the Pickering pageants. John has lectured in recent times for the WEA and Hull collage. He was once presented the MBE in 2005 for "service to the community". He has simply retired after a number of years as President of the “Scarborough Archaeological and old Society”. John is an energetic supporter of the fanatics who've shaped the hot Scarborough Maritime background Centre.

    This publication is a examine of the county from 1485 to 1558. Kings Henry VII and VIII came upon Yorkshire a hard county, yet drew forces from the shire to often crusade opposed to a no much less complicated Scotland. nationwide alterations in kingdom and church left a legacy of non secular department. The grip of the Crown over its nice Yorkshiremen was once reinforced and governance shifted in the direction of the centre. An rising nearby and foreign alternate gave new rewards to graziers, mariners and retailers. way of life for many was once extra usual and not more changeful than that. If this proves tough to find from scanty files, there has been obvious fight, and that mix of grandeur, catastrophe and pleasure which makes up the human , albeit very various to the lives that we all know today.

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