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Bloody British History Bristol Valerie Pitt

Bloody British History Bristol

Valerie Pitt

Published March 15th 2015
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Kindle Edition
96 pages
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Bristol has one of the bloodiest histories on record. One of Britains key ports, it suffered devastating attacks from every possible invader, from Saxon fleets all the way through to the Nazi bombers of the Second World War. Meanwhile, adventurers,MoreBristol has one of the bloodiest histories on record. One of Britains key ports, it suffered devastating attacks from every possible invader, from Saxon fleets all the way through to the Nazi bombers of the Second World War. Meanwhile, adventurers, smugglers and pirates sailed from its docks, and more than half a million souls sailed into its chains, victims of the vile trade ended only by the Herculean efforts of the abolitionists - Bristol folk amongst them. Containing hundreds of years of history and the amazing true stories of eccentric residents such as con-woman Princess Caraboo, who ended here days as a Bristol leech-seller, no Bristol bookshelf is complete without it.