Who put the 'great' in Great Britain?: the history of Great Britain : fascinating facts and everyday phrases explained

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Pathfinder, 2006 - English language - 302 pages
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This volume looks at the legacy of British history in the way we talk and the things we say. It takes us from the departure of the Romans from Britain up to and including the Middle Ages.
 

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Contents

Romans and Celts Angles
1
William the Conqueror and Norman Britain
27
The Three Lions of England and a King with a
47
The Hundred Years War
63
From Simon de Montfort to the Chiltern Hundreds
77
Courts Crafts and Colleges
93
Six Wives and Two Churches
113
Elizabethan England
133
James I and the Union Jack
147
Two Kings Called Charles and Cromwell in
171
William and Mary and the German Kings of
205
the French Revolution and
225
Work Play and the Queens
249
A Taste of the
271
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