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MARSHALL, H.E.: Our Island Story (Complete) (Unabridged)

    

MARSHALL, H.E.: Our Island Story (Complete) (Unabridged)

H.E. Marshall’s classic children’s chronicle of Britain Our Island Story includes all the best-loved (and most infamous!) stories from history: King Alfred and the cakes; King John and the Magna Carta; Lord Nelson and the Battle of Trafalgar; Queen Elizabeth and the Spanish Armada; and many others. This box set contains the complete and unabridged text, released previously in separate volumes. It is read with aplomb by Anna Bentinck and Daniel Philpott.



Disc 1

  Our Island Story, Chapters I - XXXIV: From the Romans to Richard the Lionheart
1.   Chapter I: The Stories of Albion and Brutus 00:06:55
2.   Chapter II: The Coming of the Romans 00:08:36
3.   Chapter III: The Romans Come Again 00:04:29
4.   Chapter IV: How Caligula Conquered Britain 00:08:01
5.   Chapter V: The Story of a Warrior Queen (Boadicea) 00:08:22
6.   Chapter VI: The Last of the Romans 00:07:50
7.   Chapter VII: The Story of St. Alban 00:09:37
8.   Chapter VIII: Vortigern and King Constans 00:08:42
9.   Chapter IX: The Story of the Coming of Hengist and Horsa 00:09:18


Disc 2

  Our Island Story, Chapters I - XXXIV: From the Romans to Richard the Lionheart
1.   Chapter X: Hengist's Treachery 00:07:48
2.   Chapter XI: How the Giant's Dance was Brought to Britain 00:11:36
3.   Chapter XII: The Coming of Arthur 00:06:21
4.   Chapter XIII: The Founding of the Round Table 00:07:26
5.   Chapter XIV: The Story of Gregory and the Pretty Children 00:12:06
6.   Chapter XV: How King Alfred Learned to Read 00:06:20
7.   Chapter XVI: King Alfred in the Cowherd's Cottage 00:09:48
8.   Chapter XVII: More About Alfred the Great 00:07:53
9.   Chapter XVIII: Ethelred the Unready 00:07:42


Disc 3

  Our Island Story, Chapters I - XXXIV: From the Romans to Richard the Lionheart
1.   Chapter XIX: How Edmund Ironside Fought for the Crown 00:07:46
2.   Chapter XX: Canute and the Waves 00:05:03
3.   Chapter XXI: Edward the Confessor 00:10:43
4.   Chapter XXII: Harold 00:12:32
5.   Chapter XXIII: The Battle of Stamford Bridge 00:11:24
6.   Chapter XXIV: The Battle of Hastings 00:11:12
7.   Chapter XXV: William the Conqueror – Hereward the Wake 00:11:54
8.   Chapter XXVI: William the Conqueror – Death of the King 00:07:50


Disc 4

  Our Island Story, Chapters I - XXXIV: From the Romans to Richard the Lionheart
1.   Chapter XXVII: The Story of William the Red 00:06:37
2.   Chapter XXVIII: Henry I – The Story of the ‘White Ship’ 00:04:22
3.   Chapter XXIX: The Story of King Stephen 00:08:26
4.   Chapter XXX: Henry Plantagenet – Gilbert and Rohesia 00:07:04
5.   Chapter XXXI: Henry Plantagenet – The Conquest of Ireland 00:11:56
6.   Chapter XXXII: Henry Plantagenet – Thomas à Becket 00:05:30
7.   Chapter XXXIII: The Story of Richard Coeur de Lion 00:12:11
8.   Chapter XXXIV: The Story of How Blondel Found the King 00:10:14


Disc 5

  Our Island Story, Chapters XXXV - LXXIII: From the Magna Carta to Queen Elizabeth I
1.   Chapter XXXV: John Lackland – The Story of Prince Arthur 00:04:43
2.   Chapter XXXVI: John Lackland – The Story of the Great Charter 00:14:01
3.   Chapter XXXVII: Henry III of Winchester – Hubert de Burgh 00:07:57
4.   Chapter XXXVIII: Henry III of Winchester – Simon de Montfort 00:09:01
5.   Chapter XXXIX: Henry III – The Story of the Poisoned Dagger 00:06:15
6.   Chapter XL: Edward I – The Little War of Chalons 00:05:40
7.   Chapter XLI: Edward I – The Lawgiver 00:07:37
8.   Chapter XLII: Edward I – The Hammer of the Scots 00:08:28


Disc 6

  Our Island Story, Chapters XXXV - LXXIII: From the Magna Carta to Queen Elizabeth I
1.   Chapter XLIII: The Story of King Robert the Bruce and Bohun 00:09:59
2.   Chapter XLIV: Story of the Battle of Bannockburn 00:05:41
3.   Chapter XLV: Edward III of Windsor – The Battle of Sluys 00:06:19
4.   Chapter XLVI: Edward III of Windsor – The Battle of Crécy 00:14:15
5.   Chapter XLVII: Edward III of Windsor – The Siege of Calais 00:13:07
6.   Chapter XLVIII: Edward III of Windsor – The Battle of Poitiers 00:07:14
7.   Chapter XLIX: Richard II of Bordeaux – Wat Tyler's Rebellion 00:12:59


Disc 7

  Our Island Story, Chapters XXXV - LXXIII: From the Magna Carta to Queen Elizabeth I
1.   Chapter L: How King Richard Lost His Throne 00:04:27
2.   Chapter LI: Henry IV of Bolingbroke – Battle of Shrewsbury 00:06:48
3.   Chapter LII: The Story of How Prince Hal was Sent to Prison 00:04:46
4.   Chapter LIII: Henry V of Monmouth – The Battle of Agincourt 00:08:04
5.   Chapter LIV: Henry VI of Windsor – The Maid of Orleans 00:10:58
6.   Chapter LV: Henry VI of Windsor – Red Rose and White 00:10:48
7.   Chapter LVI: Edward IV – Queen Margaret and the Robbers 00:05:13
8.   Chapter LVII: Edward IV – The Story of the Kingmaker 00:08:11


Disc 8

  Our Island Story, Chapters XXXV - LXXIII: From the Magna Carta to Queen Elizabeth I
1.   Chapter LVIII: Edward V – The King Who was Never Crowned 00:09:52
2.   Chapter LIX: Richard III – Two Little Princes in the Tower 00:05:38
3.   Chapter LX: Henry VII – Story of the Make - Believe Prince 00:07:48
4.   Chapter LXI: Henry VII – Another Make - Believe Prince 00:10:36
5.   Chapter LXII: Henry VIII – The Field of the Cloth of Gold 00:12:44
6.   Chapter LXIII: How the King became the Defender of the Faith 00:11:19
7.   Chapter LXIV: Henry VIII – The Story of the King's Six Wives 00:08:06


Disc 9

  Our Island Story, Chapters XXXV - LXXIII: From the Magna Carta to Queen Elizabeth I
1.   Chapter LXV: Edward VI – The Story of a Boy King 00:09:56
2.   Chapter LXVI: The Story of Lady Jane Grey 00:07:56
3.   Chapter LXVII: How the Princess Elizabeth Became a Prisoner 00:08:33
4.   Chapter LXVIII: Mary I – How a Candle Was Lit in England 00:04:51
5.   Chapter LXIX: How the Imprisoned Princess Became a Queen 00:06:20
6.   Chapter LXX: Elizabeth – The Story of a Most Unhappy Queen 00:08:16
7.   Chapter LXXI: How England was Saved From the Spaniards 00:08:11
8.   Chapter LXXII: Elizabeth I – The Story of Sir Walter Raleigh 00:07:20
9.   Chapter LXXIII: Elizabeth I – The Story of the Queen's Favourite 00:10:40


Disc 10

  Our Island Story, Chapters LXXIV - CX: From James I and Guy Fawkes to Queen Victoria
1.   Chapter LXXIV: The Story of Guy Fawkes 00:09:17
2.   Chapter LXXV: The Story of the Mayflower 00:08:30
3.   Chapter LXXVI: How a Woman Struck a Blow for Freedom 00:07:30
4.   Chapter LXXVII: How the King and the Parliament Quarrelled 00:08:52
5.   Chapter LXXVIII: The Story of How the King was Brought to His Death 00:06:09
6.   Chapter LXXIX: The Commonwealth – The Adventures of a Prince 00:09:03
7.   Chapter LXXX: The Commonwealth – The Lord Protector 00:06:53
8.   Chapter LXXXI: How Death Walked in the Streets of London 00:09:16
9.   Chapter LXXXII: Charles II – The Story of How London was Burned 00:07:49


Disc 11

  Our Island Story, Chapters LXXIV - CX: From James I and Guy Fawkes to Queen Victoria
1.   Chapter LXXXIII: The Fiery Cross 00:06:09
2.   Chapter LXXXIV: The Story of King Monmouth 00:03:16
3.   Chapter LXXXV: The Story of the Seven Bishops 00:07:34
4.   Chapter LXXXVI: William the Deliverer 00:05:40
5.   Chapter LXXXVII: William III and Mary II – Brave Londonderry 00:04:52
6.   Chapter LXXXVIII: The Story of a Sad Day in a Highland Glen 00:07:41
7.   Chapter LXXXIX: Anne – How the Union Jack was Made 00:07:03
8.   Chapter XC: The Story of the Earl of Mar's Hunting Party 00:07:49
9.   Chapter XCI: George II – The Story of Bonnie Prince Charlie 00:08:32
10.   Chapter XCII: George II – The Story of Flora MacDonald 00:08:20
11.   Chapter XCIII: The Story of the Black Hole of Calcutta 00:04:12


Disc 12

  Our Island Story, Chapters LXXIV - CX: From James I and Guy Fawkes to Queen Victoria
1.   Chapter XCIV: George II – The Story of How Canada Was Won 00:09:24
2.   Chapter XCV: George III – The Story of How America Was Lost 00:10:03
3.   Chapter XCVI: George III – A Story of a Spinning Wheel 00:08:31
4.   Chapter XCVII: England Expects That Every Man Will Do His Duty 00:09:51
5.   Chapter XCVIII: George III – The Battle of Waterloo 00:06:13
6.   Chapter XCIX: George IV – The First Gentleman in Europe 00:04:40
7.   Chapter C: William IV – Two Peaceful Victories 00:08:22
8.   Chapter CI: Victoria – The Girl Queen 00:04:36
9.   Chapter CII: Victoria – When Bread Was Dear 00:06:05


Disc 13

  Our Island Story, Chapters LXXIV - CX: From James I and Guy Fawkes to Queen Victoria
1.   Chapter CIII: Victoria – Peace 00:05:35
2.   Chapter CIV: Victoria – War 00:13:56
3.   Chapter CV: Victoria – The Land of Snow 00:06:52
4.   Chapter CVI: Victoria – The Siege of Delhi 00:09:24
5.   Chapter CVII: Victoria – The Pipes at Lucknow 00:08:49
6.   Chapter CVIII: Victoria – Under the Southern Cross 00:07:40
7.   Chapter CIX: Victoria – From Cannibal to Christian 00:06:46
8.   Chapter CX: Victoria – Boer and Briton 00:09:24

Total Playing Time: 15:04:49






Author(s):
Marshall, Henrietta Elizabeth

Reader(s):
Bentinck, Anna; Philpott, Daniel

Label: Naxos AudioBooks

Genre: Junior History

Period: 20th Century

Catalogue No: NAX91812

Barcode: 9789626349182

Physical Release: 08/2008

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