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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": book 2, "The Making of the Nation" [eventually included in volume 1, "The Birth of Britain"]: various pre-war proofs [with a few later notes]., [1938] - Oct 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/403A-B

Scope and Contents

Includes typed and manuscript drafts and galley proofs (marked first revise and printer's copy) for chapters entitled "The Normans" or "The Norman Invasion", "The Rise and Fall of Norman Feudalism" or "The Progress of Norman Feudalism", "Henry Plantagenet and the Medieval Church", "Coeur de Lion" or "Richard I", "Magna Carta", "The Plantagenets", "King John", "Law: Edward I", "Bannockburn and the Second Edward", "The Long Bow", "King Henry II", and "The Mother of Parliaments".With suggested corrections, amendments, and notes from various people [secretaries, literary assistants, etc.] including: WSC, [Denis Kelly], [Charles] Wood, "E M" [Sir Edward Marsh], "Y" [George Young], [Grace Hamblin], [William Deakin], and "B" [Alan Bullock].


  • [1938] - Oct 1954

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2 file(s) (2 files (382 loose folios))

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