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A history of Devon

by Robin Stanes

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  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Phillimore in Chichester, Sussex .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Devon (England)
    • Subjects:
    • Devon (England) -- History

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRobin Stanes ; drawings by Jim Stanes and Judy Stevens ; cartography by Jim Stanes.
      SeriesThe Darwen county history series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA670.D5 S78 1986
      The Physical Object
      Pagination128 p. :
      Number of Pages128
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1903386M
      ISBN 100850335280
      LC Control Number90105477
      OCLC/WorldCa28336437

      "As originally published in The Atlantic Monthly, May " Lots of early history but told from a distinctly Howe point of view. Shameless P.R. but plenty to interest. Howe Snr.'s own story is pure melodrama.   The Devon Book of the Year award is given to the most outstanding work from any historian writing about Devon history. It represents a significant addition Author: Lewis Clarke.

      Filed under: English poetry -- England -- Devon -- History and criticism West-Country Poets: Their Lives and Works, Being an Account of About Four Hundred Verse Writers of Devon and Cornwall, With Poems and Extracts (London: E. Stock, ), by W. H. K. Wright. More Books: 1. Old Cockington - Vol 1 by Joan F. Lang - pub. 2. A Place in the Country by Barry Turner - pub. 3. A History of the Torbay Lifeboats by Alan Salsbury - pub. 4. The Land changed its face - Grace Bradbeer 5. Old Devon Customs -.

        Lost Devon by Felicity Goodall is a wonderful volume that will appeal to the Devon visitor or resident alike. It recaptures the history of the region with text, photographs and drawings in a really atmospheric way - the presentation of the book is very good/5(7). The Ilfracombe History Forum. 4, likes talking about this. Remember when? who? How? and What? Post pictures and questions and relive and share Followers: K.


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The Little Book of Devon. A compendium of fascinating information about Devon past and present, this book contains a plethora of entertaining facts about the county’s famous and occasionally infamous men and women, its towns and countryside, history, natural history, literary, artistic and sporting achievements, agriculture, transport, industry, and royal visits.

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Devonshire Index A-G The following pages include Domesday place-names and landowners, and beneath some are links to websites containing the local history of that place.

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Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. The spine remains undamaged. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. The Victoria County History of Devon Volume I () includes prehistory the Domesday Book entry for the county and a description of its feudal baronage.

To date, no further VCH research has taken place in the county. For full access to this volume, check your local library catalogue or your local archive. Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features. Try it now. Kohler and Coombes, - Devon (England) 0 Reviews.

From inside the book. The history of Devonshire, Volume 2 Richard Polwhele, James Davidson Snippet view - References to this book.

Martyrs, murderers, madmen, mystics and misfits are all mentioned. Given the size of Devon, with its hundreds of parishes and long history, it has been possible to include only a tiny selection, and no description is intended to be a complete biography.

ISBN 1 49 X: Book: £ Add to basket: ENTERTAINING EXMOUTH, by George Pridmore. Written in by Michael Oppenheim, the distinguished naval historian, for the Victorian History of Devonshire, this account has not been previously published as the volume for which it was intended was never Range: $ - $   The Devon History Society exists to promote the study of all aspects of Devon’s history and each July the panel considers all historical books about this county published during the previous year.

Six authors received prestigious book awards at the Annual General Meeting of the society on Saturday 12th October This history of Sidmouth was the brain-child of Gerald Gibbens, a past Curator of Sidmouth Museum. It covers the history of the town, starting with the geology, and includes chapters on prehistoric and Roman eras, Saxon, Viking and Norman times, The Middle Ages, the Tudor Epoch, The 17th and 18th Centuries, The Regency Period, The Victorian Age and the 20th Century.

Appears in 21 books from Page - as if they had been legally extinct, were revived by the patents of succeeding princes. But there still survived a lineal descendant of Hugh, the first earl of Devon, a younger branch of the Courtenays, who have been seated at Powderham Castle above four hundred years from the reign of Edward.

Devon was recognized as a shire in the late 8th century and suffered subsequently from Danish raids (–). The Saxons created four strongholds, called burhs, at Exeter, Barnstaple, Totnes, and Lydford.

Exeter was taken by the Norman William I the Conqueror inand a. The Little Book of Devon (Little Book Of (History Press)) by John Van der Kiste | 1 Nov out of 5 stars 7. Hardcover £ £ 7.

72 £ £9. The West Country Studies Library, which contains the county collection of local history material is also available at the Devon Heritage Centre. It includes published books, manuscript volumes, pamphlets, journals, maps, prints, engravings, photographs, newspapers and various files relating to local parish and family history.

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Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Stanes, Robin. History of Devon. Chichester, Sussex: Phillimore, (OCoLC)  Book digitized by Google from the library of Oxford University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

The history of Tiverton, in the county of Devon Item Preview remove-circle Book digitized by Google from the library of Oxford University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Addeddate Pages: The book of fair Devon 73 The Chronicles Of Twyford: Being A New And Popular History Of The Town Of Tiverton In Devonshire, With Some Account Of Blundell'S School, Founded A.D.

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