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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": volumes 1-4, "From Earliest Years to 1485", "1485-1688, The Tudors and Stuarts", "Confronting the French, 1689-1815", and "The Nineteenth Century" [eventually entitled "The Birth of Britain", "The New World", "The Age of Revolution", and "The Great Democracies"]: superseded version (pre-war and post-war proofs)., [1938] - 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/415A-E

Scope and Contents

Includes galley proofs (some described as "R E's" [returned empties] or debris; some marked first revise of 1 May 1954 or printer's copy) for: chapters or sections entitled "Church and State, 1066-1215, and the Quarrel with Beckett", "Tudor Rule", "Henry VIII and the Reformation", "Protestant and Catholic: the Reigns of Edward VI and Mary I", "Queen Elizabeth I", "Notes on the History of Law under the Tudors", "The Government of the Stuarts", "The Age of Expansion", "Charles I and the Great Rebellion", "Cromwell and the Protectorate", "Alternative Version of the Restoration, 1660", "Monarchy Restored, 1660-1685", "The American Colonies under the Stuarts, 1640-1713", "Notes on Law under the Stuarts", "The 'Glorious Revolution' of 1688", "The Wars of William III", "Years of Victory: the Age of Anne", "Hanoverian England", "The Age of Chatham", "The American Colonies, 1713-1765", "George III and the American Revolution", "Alternative Version of British Home Politics, 1770-81", "Note on the History of Law under George III", "Britain and the French Revolution", "The United States, 1783-1815", "Post-war England (1815-20)", "The Monarchy and the Divorce (1820-22)", "Tory England (1822-27)", "The Collapse of Eighteenth Century England (1827-30)", "The Passing of the Great Reform Bill (1830-32)", "England: 1832-37", "England: 1837-46", "England: 1846-50", "England: 1852-65", "England: 1865-74", The American Civil War, 1861-65", "Canada", "South Africa", "New Zealand", "Law: Nineteenth Century", "Law: United States", "Britannia", "The Lost Island", "England", "The Vikings", "Alfred and the Saxon Kingdom", "Notes on the End of Saxon England", "The Norman Realm", "Additional Notes on the Norman Conquest", "The Angevin Empire", "Magna Carta and the Beginnings of Parliament", "Additional Notes on Magna Carta", "Notes on the Common Law from Earliest Times to Edward I", "Notes on the Reigns of Edward I and Edward II", "The Beginnings of the 100 Years' War: the Reign of Edward III", "Revolt and Usurpation", "The Rule of the Lancastrians", "The Climax of the 100 Years' War", "The Wars of the Roses", "The End of the Plantagenets: Richard III and Bosworth Field"; chapter lists for the various books.With suggested corrections, amendments, notes and correspondence from various people [secretaries, literary assistants, etc.] including: "D K" [Denis Kelly], [Charles] Wood, WSC, and [Alan] Hodge.


  • [1938] - 1955

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