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Our Island Story by  H. E. Marshall

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Our Island Story
by H. E. Marshall
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.  Ages 9-12
653 pages $19.95   

 

 

[Frontispiece]

CHARLES THE KING WALKED FOR THE LAST TIME THROUGH THE STREETS OF LONDON.



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THE SHORE WAS COVERED WITH MEN READY FOR BATTLE



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"WILL YOU FOLLOW ME MEN?"



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Rowena came into the room carrying a beautiful golden cup.



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"HE STOOD THERE HOLDING THE MAGIC SWORD IN HIS HAND"



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"ALFRED FOUND MUCH PLEASURE IN READING."



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It seemed as if he rode alone to defy the whole English army.



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The little boy knelt before the King and stammered out the story.



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"RICHARD WENT AWAY TO PALESTINE"



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The Great Charter was sealed with the King's seal.



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The Count rode again and again at Edward till his lance was splintered in his hand.



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Bruce lifted his battle-axe high in the air, then brought it crashing down upon the helmet of Bohun.



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The King made the Black Prince a Knight of the Order of the Garter.



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"For your contempt and disobedience I send you to prison," said Judge Gascoigne.



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"ONE AFTER ANOTHER ALL THE NOBLES PLUCKED RED OR WHITE ROSES AND PUT THEM IN THEIR CAPS"



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"THE DAYS SEEMED VERY LONG AND DREARY TO THE TWO LITTLE BOYS"



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"HENRY SENT WOLSEY AWAY FROM COURT"



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"FOR NINETEEN YEARS THIS POOR QUEEN WAS KEPT IN PRISON"



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"THERE IS TIME TO FINISH THE GAME AND BEAT THE SPANIARDS TOO," SAID DRAKE.



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"QUICKLY PULLING OFF HIS CLOAK HE THREW IT UPON THE GROUND."



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STERN MEN WITH DRAWN SWORDS CLOSED IN UPON HIM.



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"A band of exiles moor'd their bark on the wild New England shore."



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The Deliverer had come.



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They took a sad farewell of each other.



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"RICHARD'S SHOP SOON BECAME THE FASHION"



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"They have done for me at last, Hardy," said Nelson.



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Not till after the battle did Blücher and Wellington meet.



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THE SHIPS WERE CALLED THE "TERROR" AND THE "EREBUS"



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"DINNA YE HEAR THEM! DINNA YE HEAR THEM!"



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The Boer leaders were blindfolded and guarded by soldiers of the Black Watch.







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