Events that Changed Great Britain from 1066 to 1714

Events that Changed Great Britain from 1066 to 1714

by Frank W. Thackeray
     
 

This unique resource describes and evaluates ten of the most important events in British history between the Norman Conquest of 1066 and the Glorious Revolution of 1689 and its aftermath. A full chapter is devoted to each event, and each chapter includes an introduction presenting factual information in a clear, chronological order. Longer, interpretive essays

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Overview

This unique resource describes and evaluates ten of the most important events in British history between the Norman Conquest of 1066 and the Glorious Revolution of 1689 and its aftermath. A full chapter is devoted to each event, and each chapter includes an introduction presenting factual information in a clear, chronological order. Longer, interpretive essays explore the short-term and far-reaching ramifications of the events.

Coverage for each event also includes an annotated bibliography of works suitable for students and a full-page illustration. A glossary of terms, a timeline of British history up to 1714, and a chronological list of ruling houses and monarchs help students to better understand the major developments in modern British history, along with their significance and long-term impact.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780313316661
Publisher:
Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/30/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)
Lexile:
1340L (what's this?)
Age Range:
14 Years

Table of Contents

Illustrations

Preface

The Norman Conquest, 1066

The Magna Carta, 1215

The Hundred Years War, 1337-1453

The Rise of Parliament, ca. 1350

The War of the Roses, 1455-1485

The Reformation, ca. 1530

Elizabethan England, 1558-1603

The Civil War and Restoration, 1642-1660

Fire and Plague, 1665-1666

The Glorious Revolution and Aftermath, 1688-1714

Appendix A: Glossary

Appendix B: Timeline

Appendix C: Ruling Houses and Dynasties

Index

About the Editors and Contributors

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