Автор: A. L. Rowse Название: Windsor Castle in the History of England Издательство: G.P. Putnam's Sons Год: 1974 Формат: PDF Страниц: 260 Язык: English Размер: 55 MB
This book tells the story in perspective of the history of England. of which it offers an epitome. It ranges from the Norman kings, who created it to the abdication of Edward VIII in our time. The Castle has been the scene of many historic events: King John's residence there while negotiating the Magna Carta in the meadows below Runnymede; the arrest of Sir Walter Raleigh on the Terrace; the Army debates and decisions to bring Charles I to trial at the end of the Civil War.