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Lords Of The North

Author : Bernard Cornwell
ISBN : 9780060888626
Genre : Fiction
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Returning to his northern home, Uhtred of Bebbanburg finds himself caught up in the takeover crusade of a self-proclaimed ruler of Northumbria, a situation that culminates in a midnight siege on a seemingly impregnable city.
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Lords Of The North Tie In

Author : Bernard Cornwell
ISBN : 0062673386
Genre : Fiction
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New York Times Bestseller The third installment of Bernard Cornwell’s bestselling series chronicling the epic saga of the making of England, “like Game of Thrones, but real” (The Observer, London)—the basis for The Last Kingdom, the hit television show. IN A CLASH OF HEROES, THE KINGDOM IS BORN. The year is 878. Uhtred, the dispossessed son of a Northumbrian lord, has helped the Saxons of Wessex defeat the invading Danes. Now, finally free of his allegiance to the victorious, ungrateful King Alfred, he is heading home to rescue his stepsister, a prisoner of Kjartan the Cruel in the formidable Danish stronghold of Dunholm. Uhtred’s best hope is his sword, Serpent-Breath, for his only allies are Hild, a West Saxon nun fleeing her calling, and Guthred, a slave who believes himself king. Rebellion, chaos, fear, and betrayal await them in the north, forcing Uhtred to turn once more, reluctantly, to the liege he formerly served in battle and blood: Alfred the Great. “Bernard Cornwell should be at the very top of your list.”—USA Today
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Lords Of The North

Author : Agnes C. Laut
ISBN : 9781465508553
Genre : Abduction
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Novel based on information gathered from pioneers and fur traders, the history of the North-West Company and other historical sources.
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Lord North

Author : Peter Whiteley
ISBN : 9780826434937
Genre : History
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Lord North was in many ways a most successful politician. Prime Minister for an unbroken 12 years, his management of both parliament and of the business of government was adept. He enjoyed the confidence of King George III, not always an easy political ally, avoided factional strife (having no political following of his own), was notably uncorrupt and made virtually no enemies. In many ways he epitomizes the political outlook and aristocratic assumptions of the 18th century. He is, however, principally remembered for presiding over Britain's loss of her colonies. This is an account of his life. It includes a full study of the American War of Independence, examining it from the perspective of the British government as well as from the colonial standpoint. No senior politician had visited America and few had a proper knowledge or understanding of Americans. Too often the colonists were regarded as unruly and ungrateful children, with whom compromise was either a sign of weakness or the betrayal of the principle of parliamentary sovereignty. High-mindedness contributed to the final humiliation, as did ignorant over-confidence. Military defeat, to a country that become preeminent in Europe by the end of the Seven Years War, was not entertained as a possibility.
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The Lives Of The Right Hon Francis North Baron Guilford Lord Keeper Of The Great Seal Under King Charles Ii And King James Ii The Hon Sir Dudley North Commissioner Of The Customs And Afterwards Of The Treasury To King Charles Ii And The Hon And Rev Dr John North Master Of Trinity College Cambridge And Clerk Of The Closet To King Charles Ii With Notes And Illustrations Hitsorical Historical And Biographical

Author : Roger North
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