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