The Essex Hundred Histories, Paperback

The Essex Hundred Histories Paperback

Illustrated by Elizabeth Summers



The 'Histories' follows on from the Essex Hundred and has been inspired by the ancient land system of hundreds.

It delves into one hundred events or personalities from 2,000 years of the county's history.

This newly updated edition explores the possibility that Shakespeare may actually have been an Essex boy and examines myths about dragon slaying in the north of Essex.

Beginning with the sacking of Roman Colchester by Boadicea and travelling through time to Ford of Dagenham's modern day windmills, the diversity of Essex as well as its pivotal role in the nation's development are brought to life and presented in an informative and entertaining


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 210 pages, 95 black and white line illustrations and maps
  • Publisher: Summersbook (UK) Ltd
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  • Category: Local history
  • ISBN: 9780993108310



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