Old England:

A Pictorial Museum of Regal, Ecclesiastical, Municipal, Baronial and Popular Antiquities

by Charles Knight, London, 1845

BOOK I.—BEFORE THE CONQUEST

Chapter I.—The British Period

Salisbury Plain and Stonehenge

Kit’s Coty House, Wayland Smith’s Cave

Domestic Buildings of the Early Britons

Chapter II.—The Roman Period.

Introduction to the Roman Period

Richborough to Reculver

Consolidation and the Forts

The Wooden Stakes in the River Thames

The Roman Roads; Silchester

Hadrian’s Wall

The Roman Cities in Britain

On The Quality and Art of Roman Work in Britain

Chapter III.—The Anglo-Saxon Period.

Introduction to the Anglo-Saxon Period

Pictures Considered More Reliable than Words; introduction to the Calendar

January.

February.

March.

April.

May.

June.

July.

August.

September.

October.

November.

December.

Anglo-Saxon Art

Anglo-Saxon Coins and Seals; the White Horse

The Bayeux Tapestry

BOOK II.—THE PERIOD FROM THE NORMAN CONQUEST TO THE DEATH OF KING JOHN 1066—1216.

Chapter I.—Regal and Baronial Antiquities

The Conquest

The Normon Castles, Domesday, the New Forest and the Death of William Rufus.

The Road to Rochester

Carlisle Castle

Rochester Cathedral; Cardiff Castle; King Stephen

Eleven Hundred Castles Built in Sixteen Years

Richard Lion-heart and King John

The Ancient Forests and Robin Hood

STRANGE HISTORIES.

KING JOHN AND THE ABBOT OF CANTERBURY.

Chapter II.—Ecclesiastical Antiquities.

Introduction to the Eleventh and Twelfth Centuries

Glastonbury

St. Botolph’s, Colchester

St. Paul’s of London

The Great Cathedral-Builders

The Knights of St. Johns and of the Temple

The Round Church of Cambridge

The Church of St. Mary Ovaries in London

St. Augustine’s Monastery

The Augustine Monastery at Bristol

Lincoln Cathedral

Durham and Lindisfarne

Norwich Cathedral

Worcester Cathedral

Exeter: the Name and the Oxford College.

Norman Rochester

Ely

Winchester

Cardinal Wolsey and Oxford

Bury St. Edmunds

The Abbey of Bermondsey

Some Other Old English Monsteries

A Second Group of English Monasteries

Tynemouth Priory

Pershore

Waltham Abbey

St Albans and the Abbey

The Church and Hospital of St. Cross

Romesy Abbey, St. Peter’s in the East and Aspatria.

Castle Acre Priory, Rievaulx Abbey, St. Peter’s of Northampton and Stewkley

Dryburgh Abbey.

Holyrood and Canongate in Edinburgh

The Duke of York in the Sanctuary of Westminster.

Bridges and their builders

Robert Southey on the Well of st. Keyne.

Index to Engravings

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