A Child's History of England
A Child's History of England: This book covers the period of English history from 50 B.C. to 1689. The work also includes a summarized version of events from 1689 to the accession of Queen Victoria to the throne. The book was used as a text in the British schools until the 1950s, when changing attitudes toward colonialism led to its being replaced.
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Review: A Child's History of EnglandUser Review - Carl - Goodreads
I was on the airplane returning from Iceland when I started this. So far, so good. I realized that a "child's" knowledge of English history is more than I have, so this has not been familiar ground to me. Dickens loves the Saxons. Read full review