The Bristol Book of Days

The Bristol Book of Days

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Featuring a story for every day of the year, it includes famous historical events, such as the storming of the city during the Civil War, the maiden voyage of the SS Great Britain and teh opening of the Clifton Suspension Bridge, alongside quirky and less well known tales, such as the poltergeist of the Lamb Inn, one of the earliest balloon flights and teh bizarre death of Revd Newnham. Featuring events from as early as 1312 right up to the present day, this fascinating selection is sure to appeal to everyone interested in the history of one of Britain's oldest cities.show more

Product details

  • Electronic book text | 368 pages
  • The History Press Ltd
  • Stroud, United Kingdom
  • UK ed.
  • 0752480448
  • 9780752480442

About D. G. Amphlett

D G Amphlett is an historian who has studied the history of the West Country for many years. He has an MA degree in history and is currently undertaking research in preparation for a Phd. During his undergraduate years at the University of Wales, Lampeter, he ran the university's History Society.show more