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Historical Tales, Vol. 4 (of 15) by Charles Morris

Edition d'Elite

Historical Tales

The Romance of Reality

By

CHARLES MORRIS

_Author of "Half-Hours with the Best American Authors," "Tales from the Dramatists," etc._

IN FIFTEEN VOLUMES

Volume IV

English

J. B. LIPPINCOTT COMPANY PHILADELPHIA AND LONDON

Copyright, 1893, by J. B. LIPPINCOTT COMPANY. Copyright, 1904, by J. B. LIPPINCOTT COMPANY. Copyright, 1908, by J. B. LIPPINCOTT COMPANY.

[Illustration: WARWICK CASTLE.]

_CONTENTS_ PAGE

HOW ENGLAND BECAME CHRISTIAN 9

KING ALFRED AND THE DANES 19

THE WOOING OF ELFRIDA 35

THE END OF SAXON ENGLAND 49

HEREWARD THE WAKE 62

THE DEATH OF THE RED KING 77

HOW THE WHITE SHIP SAILED 86

A CONTEST FOR A CROWN 93

THE CAPTIVITY OF RICHARD COEUR DE LION 107

ROBIN HOOD AND THE KNIGHT OF THE RUEFUL COUNTENANCE 121

WALLACE, THE HERO OF SCOTLAND 136

BRUCE AT BANNOCKBURN 149

THE SIEGE OF CALAIS 162

THE BLACK PRINCE AT POITIERS 174

WAT TYLER AND THE MEN OF KENT 185

THE WHITE ROSE OF ENGLAND 196

THE FIELD OF THE CLOTH OF GOLD 213

THE STORY OF ARABELLA STUART 228

LOVE'S KNIGHT-ERRANT 241

THE TAKING OF PONTEFRACT CASTLE 262

THE ADVENTURES OF A ROYAL FUGITIVE 276

CROMWELL AND THE PARLIAMENT 297

THE RELIEF OF LONDONDERRY 305

THE HUNTING OF BRAEMAR 315


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