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1066 and all that

Walter Carruthers Sellar

1066 and all that

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Published by Methuen Paperbacks in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published: 1930.

Statementby Walter Carruthers Sellar and Robert Julian Yeatman ; illustrated by John Reynolds.
SeriesMethuen humour classics
ContributionsYeatman, R. J.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17270915M
ISBN 100413560708

Speaking Volumes on W.C. Sellar's and R.J. Yeatman's and All That. My father, a man of genial but sceptical disposition, refrained from introducing me to this .


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Aug 26,  · And All That: A Memorable History of England - Comprising All the Parts You Can Remember Including One Hundred and Three Good Things, Five Bad Kings, And Two Genuine Dates Hardcover. Walter Carruthers Sellar. out of 5 stars $ The Decline and Fall of Practically Everybody amstrad.fun by: Walter Carruthers Sellar was a Scottish humourist who wrote for Punch.

He is best known for the book and All That, a tongue-in-cheek guide to "all the history you can remember," which he wrote together with R. Yeatman. Sellar was born at Golspie in Sutherland. He won a scholarship to Fettes College where he was Head Boy in /5.

Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. And All That: A Memorable History of England - Comprising All the Parts You Can Remember Including One Hundred and Three Good Things, Five Bad Kings, And Two Genuine Dates.

and All That: A memorable history About the Book. Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form.

Other projects include the Wayback Machine, amstrad.fun and amstrad.fun A riveting account of the most consequential year in English history, marked by bloody conflict with invaders on all sides.

is the most famous date in history, and with good reason, since no battle in medieval history had such a devastating effect on its losers as the Battle of Hastings, which altered the entire course of English history/5.

The authors made the claim that "All the History you can remember is in the Book," and, for most Brits, they were probably right. But it is their own unique interpretation of events that has made the book a classic; an uproarious satire on textbook history and a population's confused recollections of it.

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The Paperback of the And All That: A Memorable History of England by Walter Carruthers Sellar, John Reynolds, Robert Julian Yeatman | at Barnes & This humorous "history" is a book that has itself become part of the UK's history. The authors made the claim that "All the History you can remember is in the Book," and, for most Brits, they /5(18).

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ODNB (s.v. Sellar, Walter Carruthers) says "on 10 September Punch began to publish extracts from their most famous book, 1066 and all that book All That, the last of them appearing on the day before it was published", which clarifies your doubts.

MacAuslan23 May (UTC). and All That was a hugely successful parody of school history textbooks first published serially in Punch but later in book form in by Methuen Publishing Ltd.

The authors were W. Sellar (–) and R. Yeatman (–), who met while at Oriel College, Oxford after the First World War. Sourced. The Dogsbody Papers: Or, and All This by Parrott, E.O. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at amstrad.fun Oct 01,  · And All That is a book that has itself become part of our history.

The authors made the claim that "All the History you can remember is in the Book" and, for most of 4/5(K). and all that a memorable history of England: comprising, all the parts you can remember including one hundred and three good things, five bad kings, and two genuine dates by Walter Carruthers Sellar.

17 Want to read; Published by Methuen in amstrad.fun by: 6. May 01,  · I have read this little book dozens of times and it never fails to raise a laugh. It has a magnificently silly take on English history that would instantly appeal to fans of Pythonesque amstrad.fun is not necessary to know English history to enjoy And All That, but I have found that the more I learn about it, the more jokes and puns I find in the amstrad.fun by: Note: Citations are based on reference standards.

However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied.

Aug 08,  · is the most famous date in history, and with good reason, since no battle in medieval history had such a devastating effect on its losers as the Battle of Hastings—which altered the entire course of English history.

With a lively, witty style (and a chapter entitled “William’s Children All Kill Each Other”), this book explains 3/5(1). May 04,  · The year is one of the most pivotal years in the history of England.

At the beginning of the year, the land was at peace, and by the end, everything had changed. In the book The Year of the Conquest, David Howarth draws on a host of contemporary accounts to understand exactly what happened to turn England upside down.

As with any. and Before All That The Battle of Hastings, Anglo-Saxon and Norman England (Book): West, Ed: A riveting account of the most consequential year in English history, marked by bloody conflict with invaders on all sides.

is the most famous date in history, and with good reason, since no battle in medieval history had such a devastating effect on its losers as the Battle of Hastings. A riveting account of the most consequential year in English history, marked by bloody conflict with invaders on all sides.

is the most famous date in history, and with good reason, since no battle in medieval history had such a devastating effect on its losers as the Battle of Hastings, which altered the entire course of English amstrad.funed on: August 08, Walter Carruthers Sellar and Robert Julian Yeatman’s And All That: A Memorable History of England comprising all the parts you can remember, including Good Things, 5 Bad Kings, and 2 Genuine Dates is a satirical take on how most remember their grammar school history lessons.

Sellar and Yeatman rely heavily on puns to recreate the misremembered names and places, working on the 4/5(42). Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. The Penguin Illustrated History of Britain and Ireland: From Earliest Times to the Present Day (Penguin Reference Books).

Sep 01,  · From the Domesday Book to the present day, the obsession of England's rulers was with war, first against the French and the Scots, then for an empire and.

Jan 03,  · And All That. W.C. Sellar & R.J. Yeatman. / Barnes & Noble. pages. [Source: Bought] What an odd little book. An odd little book that purposefully messes around with historical facts and figures just trying to make readers of all ages laugh.

Description. Sellar and Yeatman’s classic satirical work, And All That, is famous for denouncing King John as a ‘Bad King’. In the authors’ estimation, John had ‘begun badly as a Bad Prince’, and ‘he finally demonstrated his utter incompetence by losing the Crown and all his clothes in the wash’, an allusion to the loss of the royal baggage train during John’s last days.

Aug 01,  · To put it simply, Howarth's book ", The Year of the Conquest" is a biased, factually-based, historical account of the year in England, encompassing both the plights of the royals AND the common people of the island, along with the English's neighbors to the south and amstrad.fun by: Domesday Book Domesday Book is the oldest government record held in The National Archives.

In fact there are two Domesday Books – Little Domesday and about England in the 11th century. InKing William I (the Conqueror) wanted to find out about all the land in his new kingdom: who owned which property, who else lived there, how much the land. Sep 30,  · The story.

and All That (“A memorable History of England, comprising all the parts you can remember, including Good Things, five Bad Kings, and two Genuine Dates”) first appeared as a series of articles in Punch.

Published in book form init was an immediate success for its authors Walter Carruthers Sellar (–) and Robert Julian Yeatman (–).Author: Eugene Byrne. Aug 10,  · What a history book would look like if Monty Python wrote it.

However, the book is not a recent development, not even as recent a development as Monty Python. The listing in Amazon implies it was released in the 's--in fact, the first edition was inproving conclusively that the term "Good Thing" was not the invention of Martha Stewart.

quotes from ' and All That' from and All That by Up to the End of Discuss, in latin or gothic and in order to prove that it was true he wrote a book called the Doomsday Book, which contained an inventory of all the Possessions of all his subjects. Published inits title a sly dig at Robert Graves’ World War I memoir Good-bye to All That, Sellar and Yeatman’s silly book assumed that there were only a few important dates to know.

Two, to be precise: 55 B.C.E., when Julius Caesar landed, and the aforementioned 4 On 25 SeptemberKing Harold surprised Hardrada’s troops as they rested near an old bridge at amstrad.fun Vikings couldn’t believe that Harold had got so far north so amstrad.fun Battle of Stamford Bridge had begun.

14 AND ALL THAT 15 1 It is early morning 2 The battle starts badly for Hardrada’s men. Some have left their. A comical look at English history since the beginning of time -- no one, no event is spared. A strong knowledge of English history is not needed to enjoy this fun read.4/5(14).

Jun 27,  · Download And All That (Literature/Arts) book by W. Sellar epub pdf fb2Type: book pdf, ePub, fb2, zip Publisher: Sutton Pub LtdReleased: May, Page. It is one of the most important dates in the history of the Western world:the year William the Conqueror defeated the English at the Battle of Hastings and changed England and the English forever.

Yet the events leading to-and following-this turning point in history are shrouded in mystery and distorted by the biased accounts written by a subjugated people, and many believe it was the 4/5(17).

and All That is an uproarious and irreverent satire of schoolroom misrememberings that has become one of the best-loved humour titles this side of ‘Broody’ Mary. Its hilarious accounts are guaranteed to drive out all the nonsense you might, however reluctantly, have picked up at school, and replace it with the only kind of history that Brand: The Folio Society.

Expedia makes finding cheap flights easy. Select from thousands of flights, airline tickets, and airfare deals worldwide. Expedia Price Gaurantee. Jun 09,  · The Battle of Hastings was a bloody, all-day battle fought on October 14, between English and Norman forces. The Normans, led by William the.

Kaye Jones is a history graduate and writer, specialising in the Middle Ages and gender history. She has written three titles for History In An Hour –Medieval Anarchy and Dickens – as well as articles for a range of publications, including the Institute of Historical Brand: HarperCollins Publishers.

and all that. And now all this by Sellar, Walter Carruthers. Publication date Topics Great Britain -- History -- Humor Publisher New York, Blue Ribbon Books Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files.

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I just finished The Wake, and if you're at all curious about it, I recommend you give it a go. Sure, the language seems gimmicky at first, but after a hundred pages you really don't notice it that much. More importantly, The Wake is actually a good novel. It completely demolishes the kind of far-right British nationalism you might expect from a story set in the aftermath of Synopsis A riveting account of the most consequential year in English history, marked by bloody conflict with invaders on all sides is the most famous date in history, and with good reason, since no battle in medieval history had such a devastating effect on its losers as the Battle of Hastings, which altered the entire course of English amstrad.fun French-speaking Normans were the pre.Aug 08,  · Description.

A riveting account of the most consequential year in English history, marked by bloody conflict with invaders on all sides.

is the most famous date in history, and with good reason, since no battle in medieval history had such a devastating effect on its losers as the Battle of Hastings, which altered the entire course of English history.