Miscellany of Britain

Miscellany of Britain

Tom O'Meara

Language: English

Pages: 194

ISBN: 1841936642

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


This is a fun book to dip in and out of and the ideal buy for visitors to this country. "A Miscellany of Britain" puts you right about many truths and half-truths, from Nelson's eyepatch and the number of wives Henry VIII had, to where the word 'curry' comes from and the origins of the police helmet back in the nineteenth century. It is illustrated throughout with black and white prints and line drawings.

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