Ordinary Human Language

by Brian Crane

England

England: An Illustrated History by Henry Weisser

I realized that I have no sense of English history. I mean I know a lot about this and that, but I don’t have any over-arching timeline that ties the things I know together or gives a means of setting English history against American or Continental history. I read this book to try to fix that problem.

It’s simple, fast read, but useful and unpretentious too.

And I enjoyed it. Always a plus.

Dates I noted:

Roman Conquest (43 BCE-450 CE)

Norman Conquest (1066) Tudors (1485-1603)

Stuarts:

Posted March 14, 2012