A History of Dorset

A History of Dorset

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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 Timeshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 152 pages
  • 192 x 248 x 18mm | 580.61g
  • The History Press Ltd
  • Phillimore & Co Ltd
  • Stroud, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 140 b&w illustrations, 16 colour illustrations
  • 1860770932
  • 9781860770937
  • 1,132,170