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Victoria County History: Shropshire VI Shrewsbury

  title={Victoria County History: Shropshire VI Shrewsbury},
  author={VI Shrewsbury and W. A. Champion and A. T. Thacker},
The Victoria History of the Counties of England, more commonly known as the ‘Victoria County History’ or simply the ‘VCH’, founded in 1899, is without doubt the greatest publishing project in English local history. Its rededication by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in the year of her Diamond Jubilee, signifies that today, it continues to play a leading role in promoting English local history.(1) Reputed for producing its famous ‘Big Red Books’, it now publishes popular paperbacks, such as, the… 



W. G. Hoskins, the Victoria County History, and the Study of English Local History

Abstract The Victoria County History (VCH) was founded in 1899 but struggled to survive during the inter-war years. After 1945 it was revived in a number of counties, including Leicestershire, and

The Rebuilding of Rural England, 1570–1640

Between the accession of Elizabeth I and the outbreak of the Civil War, there occurred in England a revolution in the housing of a considerable part of the population. The evidence for this is more

The Medway Valley: a Kent landscape transformed

In 1750 the lower Medway Valley, the area between the towns of Maidstone and Rochester, was firmly part of Kent's 'Garden of England'. A century later, this tranquil, agrarian landscape had been

Poverty and policy in Tudor and Stuart England

  • A. Wear
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    Medical History
  • 1992

Dismantling Prerogative Government: The Council in the Marches and the Long Parliament

This article re-examines one aspect of the celebrated parliamentary reform programme of 1641-2 which was designed to address Charles I's abuse of his prerogative powers during the Personal Rule. It


Abstract Before the building of the national railway network in the second quarter of the nineteenth century, moving goods by water was cheaper, and frequently quicker and safer than overland

The Victoria County History in the Midlands

VCH Oxfordshire XVII: Broadwell, Langford and Kelmscott. Edited by Simon Townley. Pp. 320. Boydell and Brewer 2012. £95.00. ISBN: 978 1 90435 640 0VCH Staffordshire XI: Audley, Keele and Trentham. ...

A tour thro' the whole island of Great Britain, divided into circuits or journies ... : with which is included a set of maps ...

Part I Volume 1 A Tour thro' the Whole Island of Great Britain, Vol. I (1724) Volume 2 A Tour thro' the Whole Island of Great Britain, Vol. II (1725) Volume 3 A Tour thro' the Whole Island of Great