When It Happened

by George Chamier

Historical Fiction

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Described as a very short history of Britain, When It Happened takes a brief look at how our country developed the way it did. All Kings, Queens, usurpers and battles are present as George Chamier weaves together the story of the nation. Aiming to link all the key dates and events to give a clear narrative history, that’s also entertaining, the book covers everything from why the Welsh were beaten to the Roman Emperor from Yorkshire.

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Presents a tour through 2,000 years of British story, from the Roman invasion to the Falklands War. This work weaves together a combination of key dates with linking narrative. Here are the Kings and usurpers, low dealings and acts of heroism, moments of conquest, empire or defeat, and through it all the story of the formation of United Kingdom.
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ISBN: 9781845294472
Publication date: 28/09/2006
Publisher: Constable And Robinson
Format: Hardback

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ISBN: 9781845294472
Publication date: 28th September 2006
Author: George Chamier
Publisher: Constable And Robinson
Format: Hardback
Genres: Historical Fiction,
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