By David McDowall
This is an illustrated heritage of england from prehistoric occasions to the current day. The booklet analyzes the foremost political and armed forces occasions in British background, and the place applicable, appears at those inside of a much broader, overseas context. It additionally describes lifestyle for women and men from assorted degrees of society in several a while: the type of paintings they did, family members lifestyles, and so forth. Emphasis is additionally put on cultural, highbrow, medical and fiscal advancements. significant advancements inside Scotland, eire and Wales and the family members among those international locations and England also are discussed.Иллюстрированная история Великобритании с доисторических времен до настоящего момента. Книга анализирует главные политические и военные события в британской истории, смотрит на них в пределах более широкого, международного контекста. Описывает повседневную жизнь мужчин и женщин в различных уровнях общества и различных поколениях: вид работы, которую они сделали, семейная жизнь, и т.д. Акцент, также помещен на культурное, интеллектуальное, научное и экономическое развитие. Также даны важнейшие события в пределах Шотландии, Ирландии и Уэльса и отношения между этими странами и Англией.--
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In the same way, whe n a noble died , h is son had to pay money before he co uld in he rit h is fathe r's land. In order to en large his own income, John inc reased the amount they had to pay. ano rher nob le fam ily. Joh n kept the land for a long time , to benefit from its wealth . He did the same with the bishoprics. As for th e merch ants and towns, he taxed them at a higher level tha n ever before . In 1204 King Joh n beca me even more unp opular with his nob les. T he French king invaded Normandy and th e English nobles lost their land s there.
32 The Irish ch iefs continued to live as th ey always had don e, moving from place to place , and eat ing out of doors, a habit they on ly gave up in the sixtee nt h century. T he A nglo-lrish lords, on th e other han d, built strong stone castles, as the y had don e in Wa les. But th ey also became almost complete ly independ ent from the English Crown, and some became "more Irish tha n the Irish". In Sco tland thi ngs were very different . A lthough Scott ish kings had so met imes accepted the English kin g as the ir "ov erlo rd", th ey were much stro nger than th e man y We lsh kin gs had been .
He did so with th e authority of the pope, who hoped m bring th e Irish Celt ic C hurch unde r his own co ntrol. Henry 11 made Dublin , the old Viking town , the capita l of h is new co lony. Much of western Ireland remained in the hands of Irish ch iefs, whi le Norman lords governed most of the east. Edward I took as much money and as man y men as he could for his wars against th e We lsh and Sco ts. As a result Ireland was dra ined of its wealth . By 1318 it was able to provide the English king with on ly one- th ird of rh e amou nt it had bee n able m give in 1272.