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I love this trilogy! Each chapter offers short, easy to read, "need to know" information about different characters in English history. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Brenda G. Love
I enjoy the works of Mr Lacey and I have been amercing myself in the history of England and the world but one thing at a time. My only concern is with the portrayal of Henry VIII. Read morePublished 7 months ago by C. Barr
This was a quick read, for history. Nothing new, this would be a great first book or overview of English history from about 1400-1650. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Amazon Customer
This is my first time reading a book by Robert Lacey and I must admit that I really enjoyed it. Lacey is a talented and very knowledgeable writer, reading his historical stories... Read morePublished 14 months ago by CestMoi831
While the stories are really well done, unfortunately all of them are in another volume, which I also got. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Michael A. Johnson
Lacey's books are not complete sequential histories, but a wonderful tour of high (and some low) points, with memorable characters and incidents. Read and enjoy.Published 20 months ago by C. M. Clarke
The second of three volumes, this narrative continues the history of the British Isles. The tales begin with the story of Geoffrey Chaucer and end with the story of Isaac Newton,... Read morePublished on October 28, 2007 by A. Arey
i read the first volume of "great tales from english history," and had to immediately dive into the 2nd volume. Read morePublished on February 11, 2007 by fluffy, the human being.