Bloody British History Southampton
The people of Southampton have had a lot to put up with over the centuries. If the Danes of French weren't attacking it, pirates from further along were. Treasonous plots were hatched behind its ancient walls and mutiny hit its shipping. This book looks at such bloody events as the Black Death in the city, what happens when you cross a king, the ill-fated Titanic and the Blitz. Yes, the best bits of Southampton's history are surely the bloodiest!
- Electronic book text
- 31 Jan 2012
- The History Press Ltd
- United Kingdom
About Penny Legg
Penny Legg is a writer, photographer and public speaker. She has contributed numerous articles to newspapers and magazines, and written several books on the area. Penny is the founder member of Writing Buddies, and is a key member of many other groups. She is the author of Winchester: History You Can See and Haunted Southampton, amongst others.