Bloody British History: Winchester

Bloody British History: Winchester

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* The queen who walked on fire! Weird legends of St Swithin explored!
* The Vikings are coming! Death and destruction in ancient Winchester!
* `Sufferings she could not describe': the amazing life and dolorous death of Miss Jane Austen!
* Fed to the dogs! Winchester's most gruesome executions!
* The secret histories of Winchester's most famous buildings revealed!
Winchester has one of the darkest and most fascinating histories on record - more than 2,000 years of death, disease and destruction. With Georgian terrorists and legendary kings, trials, plagues and chilling true stories including the tale of William Walker, the diver who spent five years in pitch-black water under the cathedral, you'll never see the city in the same way again!
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Product details

  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 152 x 230 x 6mm | 140g
  • Stroud, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New
  • 75 Illustrations, black and white
  • 0752493264
  • 9780752493268
  • 1,845,811

About James King

Clare Dixon is a Blue Badge Guide whose tours include the Gory History of Winchester and "Ghastly Goings-On." Don Bryan, also a Blue Badge Guide, taught A Level archaeology at Eastleigh College for many years, and currently teaches local history at Henry Beaufort. Gerladine Buchanan, a History teacher for twenty years, has worked for English Heritage and the Winchester Museum Service. She is now a Winchester City Tourist Guide, specializing in Jane Austen. James King is a Blue Badge Guide for Winchester, and an expert on the area's country houses and churches.
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