The Cathedral Cities of England - English Cathedrals

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Read Books, 2008 - Architecture - 372 pages
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Originally published in 1879. Stories of the great cathedral cities of England. Their history, life and worshippers. Contents Include: Canterbury - York - London - Westminster - Winchester - Durham - Carlisle - Chester. Illustrated Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Home Farm Books are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

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Emma Marshall (1830-1899) was an English children's author who wrote more than 200 novels. Born Emma Martin in Cromer, Norfolk in 1830. In 1854 she married a banker Hugh Graham Marshall and they lived in Clifton in Bristol, Somerset. In 1861 she started writing novels and by the time of her death had written over 200. Her method was to pick a historic character or famous building and weave a story around it, her best selling books were Under Salisbury Spire, Penshurst Castle and Winchester Meads. Emma and Hugh had nine daughters, the youngest daughter Christabel Marshall was a campaigner for women's suffrage, a playwright and author. Marshall died at home in Clifton on 4 May 1899 from Pneumonia.

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