From prehistoric England, Stonehenge and the Romans to modern times, discover the people, places and events that built a country. A concise but comprehensive guide to English history and how England has come to be what it is today.
Key events, people and places include:
- The Anglo-Saxons and Vikings- 1066, Battle of Hastings- Richard 1 and The Crusades- Henry VIII, Thomas More, The Spanish Armada, Gunpowder Plot- Cromwell- World Wars 1 and 2- The NHS- The 1953 Coronation- World Cup win- The Beatles- Margaret Thatcher- Princess Diana- Brexit
Beautifully produced, Collins Little Book of English History is a treasure in itself and makes a perfect gift for any visitor to England or enthusiast about its history.
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