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Young Folks' History of England   By: (1823-1901)

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Young Folks' History of England by Charlotte Mary Yonge is an engaging and informative journey through the fascinating history of England. Written specifically for young readers, this book manages to strike the perfect balance between educational content and captivating storytelling.

Yonge's writing style is both accessible and engaging, making history come alive on every page. The author expertly weaves together historical facts, anecdotes, and personal stories, providing a comprehensive overview of England's past. It is evident that Yonge possesses a deep knowledge and passion for her subject matter, as she effortlessly guides readers through the major events and figures that shaped the country.

One of the book's greatest strengths is its ability to cater to a wide range of readers. Whether you are a history enthusiast or a young reader new to the subject, Yonge's narrative style ensures that you will not only learn but also be thoroughly entertained. The inclusion of maps, illustrations, and timelines further enhances the reading experience, helping readers visualize the historical context and connect with the material.

Additionally, Young Folks' History of England excels in its unbiased representation of various historical periods. Yonge does not shy away from addressing the complexities and controversies within England's history. Instead, she offers a balanced perspective, encouraging readers to critically think and analyze the events unfolding before them. This approach is commendable, as it fosters a deeper understanding and appreciation of the subject matter.

Furthermore, the book's structure and organization are well thought out, enabling readers to navigate through England's history seamlessly. Each chapter focuses on a specific time period while maintaining a coherent narrative thread. This allows readers to delve into particular eras or read the book as a whole, depending on their preferences or educational requirements.

If there is one minor drawback to Young Folks' History of England, it would be the occasional dense passages that might challenge younger readers. However, Yonge's ability to break down complex topics and summarize key points mitigates this issue, making the book accessible for a wide audience.

In conclusion, Young Folks' History of England is a remarkable book that successfully introduces young readers to the rich tapestry of England's past. Charlotte Mary Yonge's captivating storytelling, comprehensive approach, and genuine passion for history make this book a must-read for anyone interested in delving into the fascinating world of English history.

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1. Julius Caesar. B.C. 55.

2. The Romans in Britain. A.D. 41 418.

3. The Angle Children. A.D. 597.

4. The Northmen. A.D. 858 958.

5. The Danish Conquest. A.D. 958 1035.

6. The Norman Conquest. A.D. 1035 1066.

7. William the Conqueror. A.D. 1066 1087.

8. William II., Rufus. A.D. 1087 1100.

9. Henry I., Beau Clerc. A.D. 1100 1135.

10. Stephen. A.D. 1135 1154.

11. Henry II., Fitz Empress. A.D. 1154 1189.

12. Richard I., Lion Heart. A.D. 1189 1199.

13. John, Lackland. A.D. 1199 1216.

14. Henry III., of Winchester. A.D. 1216 1272.

15. Edward I., Longshanks. A.D. 1272 1307.

16. Edward II., of Caernarvon. A.D. 1307 1327.

17. Edward III. A.D. 1327 1377.

18. Richard II. A.D. 1377 1399.

19. Henry IV. A.D. 1399 1413.

20. Henry V., of Monmouth. A.D. 1413 1423.

21. Henry VI., of Windsor. A.D. 1423 1461.

22. Edward IV. A.D. 1461 1483.

23. Edward V. A.D. 1483.

24. Richard III. A.D. 1483 1485.

25. Henry VII. A.D. 1485 1509.

26. Henry VIII. and Cardinal Wolsey. A.D. 1509 1529.

27. Henry VIII. and his Wives. A.D. 1528 1547.

28. Edward VI. A.D. 1547 1553.

29. Mary I... Continue reading book >>

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