A History of Dorset

A History of Dorset

Paperback Darwen County History

By (author) Cecil North Cullingford

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  • Publisher: Phillimore & Co Ltd
  • Format: Paperback | 152 pages
  • Dimensions: 192mm x 248mm x 18mm | 581g
  • Publication date: 1 January 1999
  • Publication City/Country: Stroud
  • ISBN 10: 1860770932
  • ISBN 13: 9781860770937
  • Edition: 2, Revised
  • Edition statement: 2nd Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: 140 b&w illustrations, 16 colour illustrations
  • Sales rank: 847,308

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Dorset experienced the first Danish raid. Pirates from Poole harassed the coasts of Spain and France. Leading families such as the Pitts and Churchills have strong ties with Dorset. Then, too, Dorset men laid the foundations of the Empire by sailing to Newfoundland and founding the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. "...a fascinating insight into the early days of Dorset and its important role in shaping the nation ..." Prime Time

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