They saw it happen; an anthology of eye-witnesses' accounts of events in British history, 55 B.C.-A.D. 1485. With a foreword by E.E.Y. Hales.


Oxford, B. Blackwell, 1957.

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Subjects Grande-Bretagne -- Histoire -- Sources.
Great Britain -- History -- To 1485 -- Sources.
Great Britain.
Description xxiii, 236 pages 22 cm
Copyright Date 1957.
Notes End papers drawn by Averil Hassall from pages in the Holkham Bible.
Contents The Romans arrive, 55 B.C. -- The brittons, 54 B.C. -- Caesar's scecong invation, 54 B.C. -- Boudicca revolts, A.D. 61 -- Romanization of Britan -- Roman inscriptions -- The last Roman, fifth century -- Destruction of Britan, sixth century -- The conversion of Nothumbria, 627 -- Synod of Whitby, 664 -- British resistance to Mercia, eigth century -- King Alfred, 849-901 -- Alfred's navy -- King Alfred on education -- St. Dunstan, craftsman and artist, 924-99 -- Trial by ordeal -- Aelfric's pupils, 1005 -- Charms -- Canute, 1017-35 -- Duties of books, bee-keepers and swineherds, eleventh century -- Death of the witch of Berkeley, 1065 -- The norman conquest, 1066 -- After Hastings, 1066 -- Saxons and normans in Norman eyes -- Killing Englishmen no murder -- Sack of Peterborough, 2 June, 1070 -- Oblates and novices school at Canterbury, c. 1075 -- Domesday book, 1086 -- William the conqueror, D. 7 September 1087 -- St. Margaret, D. 1093 -- St. Margaret's gospel -- Archbishop Anselm, 4 December 1093 -- 21 April 1109 -- Death of rufus, 2 August, 1100 -- Henry I and Anselm agree about investitures at bec, 1107 -- The cistercians -- Godric the merchant, twelfth century -- Loss of the white ship, 25 November, 1120 -- Anarchy, 1137 -- The battle of the standard , 22, August 1138 -- Escape of the empress Matlida from Oxford, Christmas 1142 -- Scorched earth, 1149 -- The town bell, 1154 -- Henry II, 1154-89 -- Northern gossip about deer-hunting in Scotland, 1165 -- Becket's embassy to Paris, 1158 -- Jeretics beaten, 1166 -- Murder of Thomas Becket, 29 December, 1170 -- St. Thomas the martyr, 1170 -- Penance of Henry II, 12 July, 1174 -- The exchequer, 1176-9 -- Boybook of Gerald of Wales -- An eistedfodd, 1176 -- The Welsh, late twelfth centry -- Trade in Norman London -- London sports -- Coronation of Richard I, 3 September, 1189 -- Richard I, 1189-99 -- Richard I's fleet, 23 September, 1990 -- Siege of Acre, 1191 -- Abbot Samon, 21 Feb. 1182-30 Dec. 1211 -- Accession of king John, 1199 -- The great charter, 1215 -- King John's fury, 1215 -- Londoners riot against westminster abbey, 1223 -- Marriage of Eleanor of provence to Henry III, 14 January, 1236 -- Franciscans and dominicans, 1243 -- Robert Grosseteste -- Sanctity of St. Edmund RIch, archbishop of canterbury -- Building by Henry III, 1249-50 -- A proitevin favourite, 1252 -- Death of simon de montfort, 5 August, 1265 -- 'Feodary of the lordships of holkham and of their tenants', 1272-3 -- Villein services, 1272-3 -- Arable and pasture -- Oxen versus horses -- Death of Llywelyn Ein Llyw Olaf, 1282 -- Quarrymen, 1290-1384 -- Thirteen claimants to the Scottish crown accept Edward I as sovereign lord of Scotland, 5 June, 1291 -- A holkham rental, c. 1295 -- Berwick castle stores, 22 October, 1298 -- Edward of coarnarvon, prince of Wales, 1301 -- Playgoers, 1301 -- A suburban tithe dispute, 16 August, 1312 -- Scottish liberation -- The maner of the scottis, and howe they can warre, 1327 -- Sir James Douglas killed, 25 August, 1330 -- Village troubles, 1332-3 -- Sea-fight at sluys, 24 June, 1340 -- Mishandling books -- Battle of crecy, Satursay, 26 September, 1346 -- Tournament, 1347 -- The black death, 1348-9 -- The flafellants come to London, Michaelmas, 1349 -- Bailiff's manorial accounts, 1349-50 -- Rotherfield preppard manor, 1351 -- The scottish countryside, 1363-84 -- Prices, 1366 -- Wages, 1366 -- An unsympathetic view of the poor, c. 1375 -- John Ball, 1381 -- Death of Wat Tyler, 1381 -- William Gryndecobbe, 1381 -- The pillory -- Student riot -- Henley Borough assembly book, 1395-1463 -- A word from the vanquished, 1399 -- Bolingbroke, duke of lancaster, becomes Henry IV, 1399 -- Lollards -- Henry V's coronation feast, passion Sunday, 9 April 1413 -- Henry V's invasion of France , 1415 -- Agincourt, 35 October, 1415 -- Bricks, 1416-8 -- Margery Kempe suspected of being a lollard at leicester, 1417 -- Siege of rouen, 1418-9 -- Dick Whittington, thrice mayor, 1419 -- A wounded veteran of agincourt, 1422 -- Orleans saved by Jeanne D'Arc, 9 May, 1429 -- Godstow abbey, 29 May, 1445 -- Piety of Henry VI -- Precedence at duke Humphrey's table, before 1447 -- Richard Neville, earl of warwich, the 'kingmaker' at the first battle of St. Albans, 22 May, 1455 -- Scattered arable strips, 1456-7 -- Bishop Peacock recants, 4 December, 1457 -- A bath, c. 1460 -- Troubles of queen Margaret of anjou, 1463 -- Warwick volume Woodville, 1469 -- Edward IV suddenly expelled by Warwick, the kingmaker, 26 September, 1470 -- Death of Henry VI, Tuesday, 21 May, 1471 -- England and France -- Edward IV and Louis XI, 1474-5 -- Cotswold wool, 23 November, 1478 -- Play of Noah at hull, 1483 -- Edward IV, 1461-83 -- Richard III, crouchback, 1483-5 -- The battle of bosworth, 22 August, 1485
Genre History.
Sources.
Geographic Area Great Britain
Network Numbers (OCoLC)581669
(OCoLC)ocm00581669
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Hassall, W. O. 1912-1994,
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