Events that Changed Great Britain from 1066 to 1714

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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.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780313316661
  • Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/30/2004
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 224
  • Lexile: 1340L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 6.40 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

FRANK W. THACKERAY is Professor of History at Indiana University Southeast.

JOHN E. FINDLING is Professor of History at Indiana University Southeast.

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Table of Contents



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


About the Editors and Contributors

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