The Monthly Chronicle of North Country Lore and Legend, Volume 5

Author: Anonymous

Publisher: Nabu Press

ISBN: 1295340631

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The Monthly Chronicle of North-Country Lore and Legend, 1891, Vol. 5 (Classic Reprint)

Author: Jubilee Exhibition

Publisher: Forgotten Books

ISBN: 1334080178

Category: Biography & Autobiography

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Excerpt from The Monthly Chronicle of North-Country Lore and Legend, 1891, Vol. 5 In the same year (may about thirty impressed men, on board a tender at Sunderland, forcibly made their escape. The bravery of their leader was remark able. Being hoisted on deck by his followers, he wrested the halbert from the sentinel on duty, and with one hand defended himself, while with the other he let down a ladder into the hold for the rest to come up, which they did, and then overpowered the crew. The following year a tender sailed from Shields with sixty impressed men on board. As soon as she had got out to sea, the men found means to release them selves, and, getting possession of the vessel, took her into Scarborough and made their escape, leaving the lieutenant and his men battened down under hatches. A few years later the impressed men on board the Boscawen cutter, lying at Shields, found an opportunity to overpower the watch on deck, and fifteen of them escaped. The sentinel, in opposing them, lost three of his fingers by' the stroke of a cutlass. And an officer was desperately wounded in the head. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
The Monthly Chronicle of North-Country Lore and Legend

Author: Anonymous

Publisher: Nabu Press

ISBN: 1293194999

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This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. We appreciate your understanding of the imperfections in the preservation process, and hope you enjoy this valuable book. ++++ The below data was compiled from various identification fields in the bibliographic record of this title. This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to ensure edition identification: ++++ The Monthly Chronicle Of North-country Lore And Legend: V.1-5; Mar. 1887-Dec. 1891, Volume 2; The Monthly Chronicle Of North-country Lore And Legend: V.1-5; Mar. 1887-Dec. 1891 W. Scott, 1888 History; Europe; Great Britain; History / Europe / Great Britain; Northumberland (England); Social Science / Folklore & Mythology
The Monthly Chronicle of North-Country Lore and Legend Volume 5

Author: Jubilee Exhibition (1887 : New England)

Publisher: Hardpress Publishing

ISBN: 1314147536

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The Monthly Chronicle of North-Country Lore and Legend [Microform] Volume 5

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Publisher: Arkose Press

ISBN: 134560338X

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Northumbria

Author: Robert Colls

Publisher: The History Press

ISBN: 9780750991056

Category: History

Page: 392

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THE NORTH EAST is probably England’s most distinctive region. A place of strong character with a very special sense of its past, it is, as William Hutchinson remarked in 1778, ‘truly historical ground’. This is a book about both the ancient Anglian kingdom of Northumbria, which stretched from the Humber to the Scottish border, and the ways in which the idea of being a Northumbrian, or a northerner, or someone from the ‘North East’, persisted in the area long after the early English kingdom had fallen. It examines not only the history of the region, but also the successive waves of identity that history has bestowed over a very long period of time. Northumbria existed before ‘England’ began but is with us still in name, and in the way we think about ourselves. A series of sections, entitled Christian Kingdom, Borderland and Coalfield, New Northumbria, Cultural Region and Northumbrian Island, explore the region on the grand scale, from its very beginning, and bring a sharp sense of history to bear on the various threads that have influenced the making of modern regional identity. The book is a work of exceptional scholarship. Never before have so many leading historians addressed together the issues which have affected this special region. Clearly written, and rich in ideas, chapters explore the physical origins of Northumbria and consider just how the pressing political and military claims of adjoining states shaped and tempered it. There are further chapters on art, music, mythology, dialect, history, economy, poetry, politics, religion, antiquarianism, literature and settlement. They show how Northumbrians have lived and died, and looked forward and back, and these accounts of the North East’s past will surely help in the shaping of its future.