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The battle of Eddington or, British liberty, a tragedy / by John Penn. by John Penn

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Published by Printed for Robert Penn in London .
Written in English


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Other titlesBritish liberty.
The Physical Object
Pagination120 p., [4] p. of plates :
Number of Pages120
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Open LibraryOL23337847M
OCLC/WorldCa22343278

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Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Greswell, William Henry Parr, Story of the Battle of Edington. Taunton [Somerset, England. The Battle of Eddington; Or, British Liberty, Tragedy by J. Penn. (2Nd Altered Ed.), ISBN , ISBN , Like New Used, Free shipping in the US Seller assumes all Seller Rating: % positive. William H. P. Greswell. (Barnicott and Pearce, Taunton.)—The battle of Edington was a very important event, so important that it may almost be considered as one of the decisive battles of history ; and yet we may find books of repute in which it is not even mentioned. It may be as well, therefore, to say that it was the important victory which Alfred, issuing from his refuge in Athelney, won ove. The Battle of Edington, Pen & Ink Wash by Cecil Doughty. The Illustration Art Gallery The Book Palace established [email protected] (+44 20 ).

The period of history where this book has been published differs from today's views of King Alfred's occupation of Chippenham and the Battle of Edington, Wiltshire - as the book's view is it happened in Somerset which had been seen as correct at the time. It is what it is, a view of history taken in the past itself before modern interpretation.3/5(1).   The story of the Battle of Edington Item Preview remove-circle Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.).Pages:   texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. National Emergency Library. Top The battle of Eddington; or, British liberty. A tragedy Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This : Einstein’s War is a riveting exploration of both the beauty of scientific creativity and enduring horrors of human nature. These two great forces battle in a story that culminates with a victory now a century old, the mind-bending theory of general relativity.

  The Battle of Edington in is taken by many to be the great founding Battle of England. It is the conflict in which Alfred, King of Wessex, came back to . Battle of Edington () At the Battle of Edington an army of the Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Wessex under Alfred the Great defeated the Great Heathen Army led by Guthrum on a date between 6 and 12 May AD , soon resulting in the Treaty of Wedmore later the same year. From there they marched in force to Edington, where Alfred challenged Guthrun to do battle. The Battle Alfred's fyrd used a tactic familiar to the Roman infantry, called a shield wall. Shields were placed side by side, creating a solid wall. Spears were thrust through small openings in the shield wall. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Battle of Eddington or British Liberty. a Tragedy by John Penn Hardcover Book at the best online .