A Child's History of England

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A Child's History of England  (1853) 
by Charles Dickens
A Child's History of England is a book by Charles Dickens written during the period of 1851—1853. It tells, in Dickens' characteristic sense of humor, the history of England between the periods of 50 BC to 1689. — Excerpted from A Child's History of England on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Table of contents[edit]

A Child's History of England, by Charles Dickens. Title page from 1883 first edition printed in Boston.
  1. Table of the Reigns
  2. Chapter 1: Ancient England and the Romans. From 50 years before Christ, to the Year of our Lord 450
  3. Chapter 2: Ancient England under the Early Saxons. From the year 450, to the year 871
  4. Chapter 3: England under the Good Saxon Alfred, and Edward the Elder. From the year 871, to the year 901
  5. Chapter 4: England under Athelstan and the Six Boy-Kings. From the year 925, to the year 1016
  6. Chapter 5: England under Canute the Dane. From the year 1016, to the year 1035
  7. Chapter 6: England under Harold Harefoot, Hardicanute, and Edward the Confessor. From the year 1035, to the year 1066
  8. Chapter 7: England under Harold the Second, and Conquered by the Normans. All in the same year, 1066
  9. Chapter 8: England under William the First, the Norman Conqueror. From the year 1066, to the year 1087
  10. Chapter 9: England under William the Second, called Rufus. From the year 1087, to the year 1100
  11. Chapter 10: England under Henry the First, called Fine-Scholar. From the year 1100, to the year 1135
  12. Chapter 11: England under Matilda and Stephen. From the year 1135, to the year 1154
  13. Chapter 12: Parts First and Second. England under Henry the Second. From the year 1154, to the year 1189
  14. Chapter 13: England under Richard the First, called the Lion-Heart. From the year 1189, to the year 1199
  15. Chapter 14: England under John, called Lackland. From the year 1199, to the year 1216
  16. Chapter 15: England under Henry the Third. From the year 1216, to the year 1272
  17. Chapter 16: England under Edward the First, called Longshanks. From the year 1272, to the year 1307
  18. Chapter 17: England under Edward the Second. From the year 1307, to the year 1327
  19. Chapter 18: England under Edward the Third. From the year 1327, to the year 1377
  20. Chapter 19: England under Richard the Second. From the year 1377, to the year 1399
  21. Chapter 20: England under Henry the Fourth, called Bolingbroke. From the year 1399, to the year 1413
  22. Chapter 21: Parts First and Second. England under Henry the Fifth. From the year 1413, to the year 1422
  23. Chapter 22: Parts First, Second (The Story of Joan of Arc) and Third. England under Henry the Sixth. From the year 1422, to the year 1461
  24. Chapter 23: England under Edward the Fourth. From the year 1461, to the year 1483
  25. Chapter 24: England under Edward the Fifth. For a few weeks in the year 1483
  26. Chapter 25: England under Richard the Third. From the year 1483, to the year 1485
  27. Chapter 26: England under Henry the Seventh. From the year 1485, to the year 1509
  28. Chapter 27: England under Henry the Eighth, called Bluff King How and Burly King Harry. From the year 1509, to the year 1533
  29. Chapter 28: England under Henry the Eighth, called Bluff King How and Burly King Harry. From the year 1533, to the year 1547
  30. Chapter 29: England under Edward the Sixth. From the year 1547, to the year 1553
  31. Chapter 30: England under Mary. From the year 1553, to the year 1558
  32. Chapter 31: Parts First, Second and Third. England under Elizabeth. From the year 1558, to the year 1603
  33. Chapter 32: Parts First and Second. England under James the First. From the year 1603, to the year 1625
  34. Chapter 33: Parts First, Second, Third and Forth. England under Charles the First. From the year 1625, to the year 1649
  35. Chapter 34: Parts First and Second. England under Oliver Cromwell. From the year 1649, to the year 1660
  36. Chapter 35: Parts First and Second. England under Charles the Second, called the Merry Monarch. From the year 1660, to the year 1685
  37. Chapter 36: England under James the Second. From the year 1685, to the year 1688
  38. Chapter 37: Conclusion. From the year 1688, to the year 1837


This work was published before January 1, 1923, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.