"Coin of Aethelstan." — Lardner, 1885

Coin of Aethelstan

"Coin of Aethelstan." — Lardner, 1885

"Alfred the Great." — Lardner, 1885

Alfred the Great

"Alfred the Great." — Lardner, 1885

"Coin of Alfred." — Lardner, 1885

Coin of Alfred

"Coin of Alfred." — Lardner, 1885

"Anne of Great Britain." — Lardner, 1885

Anne

"Anne of Great Britain." — Lardner, 1885

"Coin of Anne." — Lardner, 1885

Coin of Anne

"Coin of Anne." — Lardner, 1885

A native to the ancient kingdom of Assyria.

An Assyrian

A native to the ancient kingdom of Assyria.

"Canute." — Lardner, 1885

Canute

"Canute." — Lardner, 1885

"Among the Danish kings of England, Canute stands preeminent for his wisdom and military prowess. His father, Sweyn, king of Denmark, after a most successful campaign against the Saxons, entered London in triumph, and England was completely conquered." — Goodrich, 1844

Canute and followers

"Among the Danish kings of England, Canute stands preeminent for his wisdom and military prowess. His…

"Coin of Charles II." — Lardner, 1885

Charles II

"Coin of Charles II." — Lardner, 1885

An ancient British coin.

British coin

An ancient British coin.

An ancient British coin.

British coin

An ancient British coin.

"The Druidical system was at the height of at the time of the Roman invasion uner Julius Caesar. Against the Druids, as their chief enemies, these conquerors of the world directed their unsparing fury. The Druids, harassed at all points on the mainland, retreated to Anglesey and ona, where for a season they found shelter and continued their now dishonoured rites." —Bulfinch, 1897

Druids

"The Druidical system was at the height of at the time of the Roman invasion uner Julius Caesar. Against…

Edward I of England.

Edward I

Edward I of England.

Edward II of England

Edward II

Edward II of England

Edward III of England.

Edward III

Edward III of England.

"Coin of Edward IV." — Lardner, 1885

Coin of Edward IV

"Coin of Edward IV." — Lardner, 1885

"Coin of Edward VI." — Lardner, 1885

Coin of Edward VI

"Coin of Edward VI." — Lardner, 1885

"Coin of Egbert" — Lardner, 1885

Coin of Egbert

"Coin of Egbert" — Lardner, 1885

"Coin of Ethelbert" — Lardner, 1885

Coin of Ethelbert

"Coin of Ethelbert" — Lardner, 1885

"Coin of George I." — Lardner, 1885

Coin of George I

"Coin of George I." — Lardner, 1885

"George I." — Lardner, 1885

George I, King of England

"George I." — Lardner, 1885

"Coin of George II." — Lardner, 1885

Coin of George II

"Coin of George II." — Lardner, 1885

"George II." — Lardner, 1885

George II, King of England

"George II." — Lardner, 1885

"Coin of George III." — Lardner, 1885

George III

"Coin of George III." — Lardner, 1885

"George III." — Lardner, 1885

George III, King of England

"George III." — Lardner, 1885

"Coin of George IV." — Lardner, 1885

George IV

"Coin of George IV." — Lardner, 1885

Gulliver takes the enemy's fleet, the Blefuscudians, and victoriously drags them into the royal port of Lilliput crying, "Long live the most puissant Emperor Lilliput!"

Gulliver in Victory

Gulliver takes the enemy's fleet, the Blefuscudians, and victoriously drags them into the royal port…

"Coin of Henry and Stephan." — Lardner, 1885

Coin of Henry and Stephen

"Coin of Henry and Stephan." — Lardner, 1885

"Henry I." — Lardner, 1885

Henry I

"Henry I." — Lardner, 1885

"Coin of Henry I." — Lardner, 1885

Coin of Henry I

"Coin of Henry I." — Lardner, 1885

Henry II of England.

Henry II

Henry II of England.

"Coin of Henry II." — Lardner, 1885

Coin of Henry II

"Coin of Henry II." — Lardner, 1885

Henry III of England.

Henry III

Henry III of England.

Henry IV

Henry IV

Henry IV

Henry V.

Henry V

Henry V.

Henry VI

Henry VI

Henry VI

"Coin of Henry VII." — Lardner, 1885

Coin of Henry VII

"Coin of Henry VII." — Lardner, 1885

"Coin of Henry VIII" — Lardner, 1885

Coin of Henry VIII

"Coin of Henry VIII" — Lardner, 1885

"James II." — Lardner, 1885

James II

"James II." — Lardner, 1885

"Coin of James II." — Lardner, 1885

Coin of James II

"Coin of James II." — Lardner, 1885

John of England.

John of England

John of England.

An illustration of a king and queen sitting the head of a large table surrounded by people.

King & Queen Sitting at Table

An illustration of a king and queen sitting the head of a large table surrounded by people.

"Coin of Phillip and Mary." — Lardner, 1885

Coin of Phillip and Mary

"Coin of Phillip and Mary." — Lardner, 1885

Richard I of England.

Richard I

Richard I of England.

Richard II

Richard II

Richard II

"Coin of Richard III." — Lardner, 1885

Coin of Richard III

"Coin of Richard III." — Lardner, 1885

"In the eleventh century, the Anglo-Saxons, originally the fiercest nation of the North of Europe, had become changed into a submissive and unwarlike people by the combine influences of luxury, a great landed aristocracy, and a richly endowed hierarchy." — Goodrich, 1844

Saxons

"In the eleventh century, the Anglo-Saxons, originally the fiercest nation of the North of Europe, had…

"This famous man, who has been called 'the chief literary glory of England', was born at Stratford-on-Avon." —The Popular Cyclopedia, 1888

William Shakespeare

"This famous man, who has been called 'the chief literary glory of England', was born at Stratford-on-Avon."…

Stephen I, the last Norman king of England.

Stephen

Stephen I, the last Norman king of England.

"Coin of Victoria." — Lardner, 1885

Coin of Victoria

"Coin of Victoria." — Lardner, 1885

"William and Mary." — Lardner, 1885

William and Mary

"William and Mary." — Lardner, 1885

"Coin of William and Mary." — Lardner, 1885

Coin of William and Mary

"Coin of William and Mary." — Lardner, 1885

"William I." — Lardner, 1885

William I

"William I." — Lardner, 1885

"Coin of William I." — Lardner, 1885

Coin of Willian I

"Coin of William I." — Lardner, 1885

"William II" — Lardner, 1885

William II

"William II" — Lardner, 1885

"Coin of William II." — Lardner, 1885

Coin of William II

"Coin of William II." — Lardner, 1885

"Coin of William IV." — Lardner, 1885

William IV

"Coin of William IV." — Lardner, 1885