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Historical Tales, Vol. 4 (of 15) The Romance of Reality   By: (1833-1922)

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Historical Tales

The Romance of Reality

By

CHARLES MORRIS

Author of "Half Hours with the Best American Authors," "Tales from the Dramatists," etc.

IN FIFTEEN VOLUMES

Volume IV

English

J. B. LIPPINCOTT COMPANY PHILADELPHIA AND LONDON

Copyright, 1893, by J. B. LIPPINCOTT COMPANY. Copyright, 1904, by J. B. LIPPINCOTT COMPANY. Copyright, 1908, by J. B. LIPPINCOTT COMPANY.

[Illustration: WARWICK CASTLE.]

CONTENTS PAGE

HOW ENGLAND BECAME CHRISTIAN 9

KING ALFRED AND THE DANES 19

THE WOOING OF ELFRIDA 35

THE END OF SAXON ENGLAND 49

HEREWARD THE WAKE 62

THE DEATH OF THE RED KING 77

HOW THE WHITE SHIP SAILED 86

A CONTEST FOR A CROWN 93

THE CAPTIVITY OF RICHARD COEUR DE LION 107

ROBIN HOOD AND THE KNIGHT OF THE RUEFUL COUNTENANCE 121

WALLACE, THE HERO OF SCOTLAND 136

BRUCE AT BANNOCKBURN 149

THE SIEGE OF CALAIS 162

THE BLACK PRINCE AT POITIERS 174

WAT TYLER AND THE MEN OF KENT 185

THE WHITE ROSE OF ENGLAND 196

THE FIELD OF THE CLOTH OF GOLD 213

THE STORY OF ARABELLA STUART 228

LOVE'S KNIGHT ERRANT 241

THE TAKING OF PONTEFRACT CASTLE 262

THE ADVENTURES OF A ROYAL FUGITIVE 276

CROMWELL AND THE PARLIAMENT 297

THE RELIEF OF LONDONDERRY 305

THE HUNTING OF BRAEMAR 315

THE FLIGHT OF PRINCE CHARLES 324

TRAFALGAR AND THE DEATH OF NELSON 339

THE MASSACRE OF AN ARMY 349

THE JUBILEES OF QUEEN VICTORIA 358

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS.

ENGLISH.

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WARWICK CASTLE Frontispiece .

CANTERBURY CATHEDRAL 12

AN ANGLO SAXON KING 19

ELY CATHEDRAL 66

STATUE OF RICHARD COEUR DE LION 116

ROBIN HOOD'S WOODS 123

THE WALLACE MONUMENT, STIRLING 141

STIRLING CASTLE 153

THE PORT OF CALAIS 162

CHURCH OF NOTRE DAME, POITIERS 177

WAT TYLER'S COTTAGE 188

BATTLE IN THE WAR OF THE ROSES 196

HENRY THE EIGHTH 218

ROTTEN ROW, LONDON 235

THE ROYAL PALACE, MADRID 251

SCENE ON THE RIVER AVON 286

OLIVER CROMWELL 298

EDINBURGH CASTLE 319

THE OLD TEMERAIRE 340

NORTH FRONT OF WINDSOR CASTLE 362

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