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A History of Britain by Fiona Beddall

By Fiona Beddall

Britain is a small nation however it has an extended heritage. observe how wars, revolutions and faith have replaced its background. examine the various international locations of the uk and the good women and men who've formed the British state.

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Even the English language changed a lot after the Norman conquest. Open answers 6 7 (a) England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland (b) London, Edinburgh, Cardiff and Belfast (a) W (b) R (c) R (d) W (e) R (f) W 8 9–11 Open answers (a) P (b) P (c) C (d) P (e) C (f) C 12 13 (a) Henry VIII wanted to end his marriage to her. He made England Protestant because the Pope didn’t agree to this. (b) Henry VIII was in love with her. He wanted an end to his marriage with Katharine of Aragon so he could marry her.

They used local wool and cloth from America too. But these machines did not help the poor workers – only the factory builders got richer. Factory-class families often lived in big, cheap houses in new towns, close to the factories. There was no clean water and illness travelled quietly. Workers did not win a lot of money, so the children had to work too. Some children worked for eight hours a day. The ordinary workers became very happy, but it was difficult to change anything. If workers started a travel union, they lost their jobs.

England continued to be part of the Roman Empire when she was defeated. Alfred the Great defeated the Vikings. He didn’t make a big difference because they came back after Alfred’s death. William the Conqueror defeated Harold and took control of England. He made a big difference. Even the English language changed a lot after the Norman conquest. Open answers 6 7 (a) England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland (b) London, Edinburgh, Cardiff and Belfast (a) W (b) R (c) R (d) W (e) R (f) W 8 9–11 Open answers (a) P (b) P (c) C (d) P (e) C (f) C 12 13 (a) Henry VIII wanted to end his marriage to her.

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