The Little Book of Norwich

The Little Book of Norwich

Author: Neil R Storey

Publisher: The History Press

ISBN: 9780750964425

Category: History

Page: 192

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Norwich is a city that has seen it all. Its citizens have been murdered with poisoned dumplings, royalty and rogues have walked the same cobbled streets, and rioters have mustered outside its city gates. Quirky details and local anecdotes abound as this jam-packed compendium explores the UK’s most easterly city, from its earliest origins to the present day. Looking at conflicts, sports, entertainment, traditions and all that makes Norwich special, this book will entertain and enthrall all those looking for some frivolous facts about this marvellous city.
The Little Book of Norfolk
Language: en
Pages: 177
Authors: Neil R Storey
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-11-01 - Publisher: The History Press

The Little Book of Norfolk is a repository of intriguing, fascinating, obscure, strange and entertaining facts and trivia about one of England’s most colourful counties. It is an essential to the born and bred Norfolk folk or anyone who knows and loves the county. Armed with this fascinating tome the
The Little Book of Norwich
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Neil R Storey
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-04-06 - Publisher: The History Press

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The Little Book of Mary Queen of Scots
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Mickey Mayhew
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-01-05 - Publisher: The History Press

Mary Queen of Scots is perhaps one of the most controversial and divisive monarchs in regal history. Her story reads like a particularly spicy novel, with murder, kidnap, adultery, assassination and execution. To some she is one of the most wronged women in history, a pawn used and abused by
The Little Book of Great Britain
Language: en
Pages: 184
Authors: Neil R Storey
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-01-31 - Publisher: The History Press

This little gem of a book is a repository of intriguing, fascinating, obscure, strange and entertaining facts and trivia about Britain and all the things that have made it great. Within this volume are such themes as myths and legends, traditions and customs, great Britons and great British places, while
The Little Book of Wexford
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Nicky Rossiter
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-11-13 - Publisher: The History Press

The Little Book of Wexford is a compendium of fascinating, obscure, strange and entertaining facts about County Wexford. Funny, fast-paced and fact-packed, here we find out about the most unusual crimes and punishments, eccentric inhabitants and strange traditions alongside details of its flora and fauna, sporting heritage and of course