Our Island Story

by H.E. Marshall

Description:  A child's history of England from earliest legendary times delightfully retold. Beginning with the stories of Albion and Brutus, it relates all the interesting legends and hero tales in which the history of England abounds through the end of the reign of Queen Victoria.

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Ages:  9-12
Length:  653 pages
Format:  Paperback, Ebook
Illustrations:  Black and white (paperback)
                     Color (ebook)
Year published:  2006
ISBN:  978-1-59915-009-3
Genres:  History, British History

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Table of Contents

1. The Stories of Albion and Brutus
2. The Coming of the Romans 
3. The Romans Come Again 
4. How Caligula Conquered Britain 
5. The Story of a Warrior Queen (Boadicea) 
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. How the Giant's Dance 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. King 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 
22. Harold 
23. The Battle of Stamford Bridge 
24. The Battle of Hastings 
25. William the Conqueror—Hereward the Wake 
26. William the Conqueror—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—Gilbert and Rohesia 
31. Henry Plantagenet—Thomas à Becket 
32. Henry Plantagenet—The Conquest of Ireland
33. The Story of Richard Coeur de Lion 
34. 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—Hubert de Burgh 
38. Henry III of Winchester—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 
42. Edward I—The Hammer of the Scots 
43. The Story of King Robert the Bruce and Bohun 
44. Story of the Battle of Bannockburn 
45. Edward III of Windsor—The Battle of Sluys 
46. Edward III of Windsor—The Battle of Crecy 
47. Edward III of Windsor—The Siege of Calais 
48. Edward III of Windsor—The Battle of Poitiers 
49. Richard II of Bordeaux—Wat Tyler's Rebellion 
50. How King Richard Lost His Throne 
51. Henry IV of Bolingbroke—Battle of Shrewsbury 
52. The Story of How Prince Hal Was Sent to Prison 
53. Henry V of Monmouth—The Battle of Agincourt 
54. Henry VI of Windsor—The Maid of Orleans 
55. Henry VI of Windsor—Red Rose and White 
56. Edward IV—Queen Margaret and the Robbers 

57. Edward IV—The Story of the Kingmaker
58. Edward V—The King Who Was Never Crowned 
59. Richard III—Two Little Princes in the Tower 
60. Henry VII—Story of the Make-Believe Prince 
61. Henry VII—Another Make-Believe Prince 
62. Henry VIII—The Field of the Cloth of Gold 
63. How the King Became the Defender of the Faith 
64. Henry VIII—The Story of the King's Six Wives 
65. Edward VI—The Story of a Boy King 
66. The Story of Lady Jane Grey 
67. How the Princess Elizabeth Became a Prisoner 
68. Mary I—How a Candle Was Lit in England 
69. How the Imprisoned Princess Became a Queen 
70. Elizabeth—The Story of a Most Unhappy Queen 
71. How England Was Saved from the Spaniards
72. Elizabeth—The Story of Sir Walter Raleigh 
73. Elizabeth—The Story of the Queen's Favourite 
74. The Story of Guy Fawkes 
75. The Story of the Mayflower 
76. How a Woman Struck a Blow for Freedom 
77. How the King and the Parliament Quarreled 
78. 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. How Death Walked in the Streets of London 
82. Charles II—How London Was Burned 
83. The Fiery Cross 
84. The Story of King Monmouth 
85. The Story of the Seven Bishops 
86. William the Deliverer 
87. William III and Mary II—Brave Londonderry 
88. The Story of a Sad Day in a Highland Glen 
89. Anne—How the Union Jack Was Made 
90. 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. The Story of the Black Hole of Calcutta 
94. George II—The Story of How Canada Was Won 
95. George III—The Story of How America Was Lost 
96. George III—A Story of a Spinning Wheel 
97. 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—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 Briton 
111. List of Kings from Edward the Confessor

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