Bloody British History: Plymouth
Plymouth has one of the darkest and most dreadful histories on record. Beginning with the discovery of the bones of cave men nearby and rushing through French attacks, Breton raiders, outbreaks of leprosy and the plague, Civil War sieges and the Spanish Armada, dreadful murders, savage deeds and all the way through to the dire consequences of the Nazi attacks during the Blitz, this book is a gripping, terrifying, disgusting and glorious insight into the life and times of Plymouth throughout the ages. WARNING - contains dreadful battles! Horrible accidents! Wicked pirates! Murderers, smugglers and malefactors galore! Heartless slavers, Victorian sinners, and historical legends such as Pochahontas and Sir Francis Drake! Do not read alone at night!
- Electronic book text | 192 pages
- 31 Jan 2012
- The History Press Ltd
- Stroud, United Kingdom
About Laura Quigley
Laura Quigley is a full-time writer who lives in Plymouth. In 2012, Amnesty International held a public reading of her play, 'The Advocate', directed by a member of the RSC and based on material subsequently published by The History Press as The Devil Comes to Dartmoor (2011).