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Parliamentary Papers

Author : Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons
ISBN : HARVARD:32044106488265
Genre : Great Britain
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Category: Great Britain

Bobby Stokes

Author : Mark Sanderson
ISBN : 1785311379
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He's the man whose goal delivered Southampton's only major trophy in 130 years and counting. Bobby Stokes's winning goal in the 1976 FA Cup Final marked an unforgettable 11-second sequence of play for Saints fans, but just how did a Portsmouth-born Pompey supporter end up scoring a cup-winning goal for his boyhood team's hated, local rivals? Bobby Stokes: The Man from Portsmouth Who Scored Southampton's Most Famous Goal answers this question and so many others. Such as, what led him to leave Saints just a year after his glory? Why did he swap the glamor of the US League and crowds of 50,000-plus in New York for the grass roots of the Sussex County League? How did he end up waiting tables in a Portsmouth café? And, why, less than 20 years on from that historic May afternoon, did he end up dying in poverty in 1995 at the tender age of just 44--shortly before his testimonial match was due to take place at the Dell? This book takes a long overdue look at the life of Bobby Stokes, answers those questions and tells the story of a legendary figure in Southampton's history and the man who scored the club's most-famous goal.

Hampshire And Isle Of Wight Folk Tales

Author : Michael O'Leary
ISBN : 9780752477541
Genre : Social Science
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These beautifully told folk tales, brought vividly to life by Marcel O’Leary’s graphic illustrations, have been collected by the author over his years of working as a greenkeeper, gardener, teacher and storyteller in Hampshire. Many are published here for the first time, and others have evolved through countless retellings in Hampshire schools, festivals, fêtes and events. Featuring dark tales of murderous kings and commoners, wild women, screaming skulls, galloping plague coaches, dragons dancing themselves to death, giants, and wandering corpses, combined with humorous stories and evocative tales of love, lust and passion, this book takes the reader beyond the written page and reveals the wonders that lie within the Hampshire landscape.
Category: Social Science

The Rough Guide To England

Author : Robert (NA) Andrews
ISBN : 1843532492
Genre : Travel
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Now in its sixth edition, the Rough Guide to England is the ultimate insider's guide. A team of veteran travel authors have turned their attention on their own backyard to unearth the hidden delights of this fascinating and richly diverse country. From remote beaches on the Norfolk coast and sublime cliff-top walks in south Devon, to atmospheric London drinking holes and the latest live music venues in Liverpool, the Rough Guide gives the inside-line to experiencing the best this country has to offer. There are informed accounts of every attraction from the old favourites to the latest additions such as the Eden Project in Cornwall and the Baltic Arts Centre in Newcastle. The Rough Guide is also as authoritative on England's history as it is on its contemporary culture, with illuminating commentary on the country's development from the Celts and Romans through to modern-day England. For outdoor enthusiasts there is practical advice on the multitude of activities available from surfing in Newquay to hiking the Yorkshire Dales. For every region there are detailed and fully referenced maps and plans.
Category: Travel