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Bloody British History Stafford

History


by
Anthony Poulton-Smith

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 96 pages

File size: 1.3 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

Containing warrior princess – the day Alfred the Great’s deadly daughter seized Stafford; death to the Normans – The Battle of Stafford, the assassinated Earl and the bloody history of Stafford Castle; the true stories of Stafford’s weirdest residents, including the man who tried Charles I and the poisonous doctor William Palmer. From its earliest beginnings through to the last days of the Second World War, Staffordshire’s county town has seen more than its fair share of gore. Its history is filled with blood, disease, pestilence, poison, dismemberment, decapitation, suicides and hauntings. Featuring life – and death – at Stafford Gaol, the sanguineous siege of the castle and many other tragic tales from history, you’ll never see the town in the same way again.

Containing warrior princess – the day Alfred the Great’s deadly daughter seized Stafford; death to the Normans – The Battle of Stafford, the assassinated Earl and the bloody history of Stafford Castle; the true stories of Stafford’s weirdest residents, including the man who tried Charles I and the poisonous doctor William Palmer. From its earliest beginnings through to the last days of the Second World War, Staffordshire’s county town has seen more than its fair… (more)

Containing warrior princess – the day Alfred the Great’s deadly daughter seized Stafford; death to the Normans – The Battle of Stafford, the assassinated Earl and the bloody history of Stafford Castle; the true stories of Stafford’s weirdest residents, including the man who tried Charles I and the poisonous doctor William Palmer. From its earliest beginnings through to the last days of the Second World War, Staffordshire’s county town has seen more than its fair share of gore. Its history is filled with blood, disease, pestilence, poison, dismemberment, decapitation, suicides and hauntings. Featuring life – and death – at Stafford Gaol, the sanguineous siege of the castle and many other tragic tales from history, you’ll never see the town in the same way again.

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