The English Rebel One Thousand Years of Trouble making from the Normans to the Nineties Kindle ePUB / Pdf By David Horspool – TXT & Kindle


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  • The English Rebel One Thousand Years of Trouble making from the Normans to the Nineties
  • David Horspool
  • English
  • 20 January 2019
  • 9780670916191

9 thoughts on “The English Rebel One Thousand Years of Trouble making from the Normans to the Nineties

  1. says:

    Interesting read which tells the history of England through the uniue lense of rebellion looking at how ‘rebels’ their motivations and conseuences have shaped the development of England’s real politic over the last 1000 years from the Conueror to the Iron Lady

  2. says:

    This book had a very interesting subject but it did not live up to it In part this was because the history of English rebellion is so vast that

  3. says:

    The English Rebel by David Horspool chronicles Britain's last millennium of rebellion and monarchical overthrows Somehow Harspool makes exciting history dull and devoid of excitement

  4. says:

    Very InterestingAt times it dragged a little bit but was necessary for the backstory It was very thorough but it didn't drag It didn't just focus on the famous rebellions but touched on a lot of them

  5. says:

    An entertaining and illuminating romp through the English rebellions and revolts of the last 1000 years

  6. says:

    A really interesting if not hugely deep study that does what the title says There's a wealth of information here and to my mind some running themes that are pretty applicable to what England and Britain as a whole has been through over the last couple of years I wouldn't mind reading an updated version with extra chapters about th

  7. says:

    I really like Horspool's idea of the English being troublemakers and that the true history of England is a story of rebellion And he tells this story really well The detail of some of the examples is brief but when you are drawing upon a thousa

  8. says:

    A fun intelligent and readable historical overview of a millennia of English troublemaking something it seems we're very

  9. says:

    Excellent Horspool writes serious history in a completely unstuffy style showing the rebellions which other histories oft

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The English Rebel One Thousand Years of Trouble making from the Normans to the Nineties

The English have a rich and glorious history of making trouble for themselves One hundred and forty years before the French Revolution the English executed their king and instituted a radical revolutionary government In 1215 than 570 years before the United States The English Rebel by David Horspool chronicles Britain s last millennium of rebellion and monarchical overthrows Somehow Harspool makes exciting history dull and devoid of excitement

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Ratified its Bill of Rights England's barons forced King John to accept the Magna Carta In 1926 over 15 million strikers brought the nation to its knees From the Peasants' Revolt to the suffragettes from Oliver Cromwell to Arthur Scargill this ground breaking and An entertaining and illuminating romp through the English rebellions and revolts of the last 1000 years

Summary The English Rebel One Thousand Years of Trouble making from the Normans to the Nineties

Hugely enjoyable book describes a rich and continuous tradition of resistance rebellion and radicalism of violent and charismatic individuals with axes to grind and of social eruptions and political earthuakes that have shaped England's whole culture and characte A fun intelligent and readable historical overview of a millennia of English troublemaking something it seems we re very good at Necessarily brief in places but a recommended volume for those who are interested in the subject but don t necessarily have much historical knowledge


About the Author: David Horspool

David Horspool is a British historian and journalist A graduate of Eton and Christ Church Oxford he writes for the Times Literary Supplement the Sunday Times The Guardian Telegraph and the New York Times