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The World’s Story A History of the World in Story, Song and Art Volume 15 England Part II Edited by Eva March Tappan

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The World’s Story A History of the World In Story, Song and Art Volume 15 England Part II Copyright © 2019 by Libraries of Hope, Inc. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, without prior written permission of the publisher. International rights and foreign translations available only through permission of the publisher. The World’s Story, A History of the World in Story, Song and Art, edited by Eva March Tappan. (Original copyright 1914) Cover Image: Portrait of Elizabeth I of England, Anonymous (circa 1588). In public domain, source Wikimedia Commons. Libraries of Hope, Inc. Appomattox, Virginia 24522 Website www.librariesofhope.com Email: librariesofhope@gmail.com Printed in the United States of America


CONTENTS ENGLAND I. FROM WILLIAM THE RED

TO

JOHN LACKLAND

Charles Dickens

THE REIGN OF THE RED KING

From"A Child's History of England."

THE WHITE SHIP • • • • • • Dante Gabriel THE ESCAPE OF MAUDE FROM THE CASTLE AT OXFORD

Rossetti

5 15

A. D. Crake

27

From the A 11glo-Saxo11 Chronicle

37

From"Brian Fitz-Count."

THE CASTLE-BUU.DERS OF THE REIGN OF STEPHEN TuE STRUGGLE BETWEEN THE KING AND THE ARCHBISHOP

From"Beacon Lights of History." THE STORY OF JOHN LACKLAND

From"England's Story."

Jo/m Lord

40

E-oa March Tappan

51

IL STORIES OF THE AGE OF RICHARD THE LION-HEARTED

Sir Walier Scott 59 Sir JV alter Scott 76 Sir Walter Scott 84

THE TOUR.'<AM:ENT OF ASHBY-DE-LA-ZOUCHE THE ARCHERY CoJliTEST

A TRIAL BY SINGLE COMBAT From "I van hoe."

U11k1iow,i

96

William Shakespeare

103

Abby Sage Richardso,�

109

ROBIN Hoon AND LITTLE JonN

From "English and Scottish Ballads."

PRINCE ARTHUR AND THE KEEPER HUBERT

From "King John."

FRIAR BACON'S BRAZEN HEAD •

From "Stories from Old English Poetry."

III.

THE LATER PLANTAGENET KINGS .

.

G. P.R. James

123

IN THE DAYS OF EDWARD III •

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146

THE BATTLE OF EVESHAM

.

From "Forest Days, a Romance of Old Times."

From "England's Story." THE FIRST EXPEDITIO'.ll OF EDWARD III AGAINST THE SCOTS

From "Froissart's Chronicles."

Sir John Froissart

152


CONTENTS Augustin Thierry

167

Unknown Eva March Tappa11

179

THE REVOLT OF THE PEASANTS

From "History of the Conquest of England by the Normans."

THE HUNTING OF THE CHEVIOT

Tm:

MYSTERY PLAYS

191

COUNTRY LIFE IN THE DAYS OF THE PLANTAGENETS

Eva March Tappan

From "When Knights were Bold."

196

IV. LANCASTER AND YORK .

Sir John Froissart

211

Two SCENES IN THE LIFE OF HENRY V •

William Shakespeare

216

TilE CORONATION OF HENRY IV

.

From "Froissart's Chronicles."

.

From "King Henry IV."

Michael Drayton 228 Agnes Strickland 233

THE BALLAD OF AGINC0URT QUEEN MARGARET AND THE ROBBER

From "Lives of the Queens of England."

WHEN THE KING RETURNED FROM HOLLAND

From "The Last of the Barons."

Edward Bulwer Lytton

V. THE TUDOR KINGS

VII Charles Dickens 253 ELIZABETH OF YORK, Wll'E OF HENRY VII Agnes Strickland 2 61

'fm: IMPOSTOR WHO CLAIMED THE CROWN OF HENRY

From "A Child's History of England."

THE FUNERAL OF

From "Lives of the Queens of England." Gustave Afasson 265 ov Gow From "Francis I and the Sixteenth Century."

THE FIELD OF THE CLOTH

THE FALL OF CARDINAL WOLSEY

From "King Henry VIII." . . . THl!: TRIAL OF SIR THOMAS MORE

William Shakespeare

273

Anne Manning Rathbone 278

From "The Household of Sir Thomas More."

THE APPEAL OF ANNE

From "Henry

VIII

ASKE'!ouisa Mi,hlbach (Klara M. .Mundt) 286

and bis Court."

VI. FROM EDWARD VI

TO THE DEATH OF MARY

THE EXECUTION OF THE "TWELVE-DAYS' QUEEN"

From "The Tower of London."

11

William Harrison Ainsworth 299


CONTENTS THE COMING OF PHILIP II .

.

.

.

.

William II. Prescott

310

James Anthony Froude

319

.

From "History of the Reign of Philip the Second."

ENGLAND'S RECONCILIATION WITH ROME

From "The Reign of Mary Tudor."

VII. IN THE

DAYS OF QUEEN ELIZABETH

THE GREAT QUEEN AS A LITTLE CHILD

From "The Life of Queen Elizabeth."

SIR WALTER RALEIGH AND HIS CLOAK \VHEN ELIZABETH CAME TO KENILWORTH

Agnes Strickland

327

Sir Walter Scott344 Sir Walter Scott 361

From "Kenilworth."

Thomas Babington Macaulay THE FIGHT WITH THE INVINCIBLE ARMADA • • • David Hume From "The History of England." THE REVENGE: A BALLAD OF THE FLEET Alfred, Lord Tennyson THE ARMADA • · •

111

372 377 391


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