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1066 and All That

1066 and All That: A Memorable History of England, comprising all the parts you can remember, including 103 Good Things, 5 Bad Kings and 2 Genuine Dates is a tongue-in-cheek reworking of the history of England. [1]

81 relations: Alfred Reynolds (composer), Alfred the Great, Arthur Mailey, Arthur Wightman, ArXiv, Axiomatic quantum field theory, Battle of Bannockburn, Battle of Hastings, Bede, Book, Cavalier, Charles Edward Stuart, Christopher Columbus, Council of Trent, Craig Brown (satirist), Dave Barry, David Acheson, Dissolution of the Monasteries, Education, Egg of Columbus, English Civil War, Ferdinand II of Aragon, Flanders and Swann, Full stop, George Orwell, Goths, Harry Mount, Henry I of England, Henry III of England, Henry IV, Part 1, Henry IV, Part 2, History, History of England, Horrible Histories, Horrible Histories (2009 TV series), Huns, Industrial Revolution, Isabella I of Castile, Jacobite risings, James Francis Edward Stuart, John F. Kennedy, John, King of England, Julius Caesar, King Arthur, Lamprey, Latin, Malcolm Knox (author), Mary I of England, Mathematical physics, Mathematical Reviews, ..., Mclusky, Methuen Publishing, Monroe Doctrine, Musical theatre, Ned Sherrin, Nigel Molesworth, Nineteen Eighty-Four, Norman conquest of England, Ostrogoths, Our Island Story, Palace Theatre, London, Palfrey, Parody, Peter of Castile, Punch (magazine), R. J. Yeatman, Ray Streater, Reginald Arkell, Richard Armour, Roman Britain, Roundhead, Standard gauge, Steven Appleby, The Difference Between Me and You Is That I'm Not on Fire, Vandals, Visigoths, W. C. Sellar, Wall Street Crash of 1929, War of 1812, World War I, 1966 and All That (radio). Expand index (31 more) »

Alfred Reynolds (composer)

Alfred Reynolds (1884–1969) was a composer of light music for the theatre.

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Alfred the Great

Alfred the Great (849 – 26 October 899) (Ælfrēd, Ælfrǣd, "elf counsel" or "wise elf") was King of Wessex from 871 to 899.

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Arthur Mailey

Arthur Alfred Mailey (3 January 1886 in Zetland, New South Wales – 31 December 1967 in Kirrawee, New South Wales) was an Australian cricketer who played in 21 Test matches between 1920 and 1926.

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Arthur Wightman

Arthur Strong Wightman (March 30, 1922 – January 13, 2013) was an American mathematical physicist.

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ArXiv

The arXiv (pronounced "archive", as if the "X" were the Greek letter Chi, χ) is a repository of electronic preprints, known as e-prints, of scientific papers in the fields of mathematics, physics, astronomy, computer science, quantitative biology, statistics, and quantitative finance, which can be accessed online.

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Axiomatic quantum field theory

Axiomatic quantum field theory is a mathematical discipline which aims to describe quantum field theory in terms of rigorous axioms.

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Battle of Bannockburn

The Battle of Bannockburn (Blàr Allt nam Bànag, often mistakenly called Blàr Allt a' Bhonnaich in Scottish Gaelic) (24 June 1314) was a significant Scottish victory in the First War of Scottish Independence, and a landmark in Scottish history.

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Battle of Hastings

The Battle of Hastings was fought on 14 October 1066 between the Norman-French army of Duke William II of Normandy and an English army under the Anglo-Saxon King Harold Godwinson, beginning the Norman conquest of England.

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Bede

Bede (Bǣda or Bēda; 672/673 – 26 May 735), also referred to as Saint Bede or the Venerable Bede (Bēda Venerābilis), was an English monk at the monastery of Saint Peter at Monkwearmouth and its companion monastery, Saint Paul's, in modern Jarrow (see Monkwearmouth-Jarrow), County Durham, both of which were then in the Kingdom of Northumbria.

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Book

A book is a set of written, printed, illustrated, or blank sheets, made of ink, paper, parchment, or other materials, fastened together to hinge at one side.

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Cavalier

Cavalier was a name first used by Parliamentarians as a term of abuse for the wealthier male Royalist supporters of King Charles I and his son Charles II during the English Civil War, the Interregnum, and the Restoration (1642 – c. 1679).

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Charles Edward Stuart

Charles Edward Louis John Casimir Sylvester Severino Maria Stuart (31 December 1720 – 31 January 1788), commonly known in Britain during his lifetime as The Young Pretender and often known in retrospective accounts as Bonnie Prince Charlie, was the second Jacobite pretender to the thrones of England, Scotland, France and Ireland (as Charles III) from the death of his father in 1766.

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Christopher Columbus

Christopher Columbus (Cristoforo Colombo; Cristóbal Colón; Cristóvão Colombo; born between 31 October 1450 and 30 October 1451, Genoa; died 20 May 1506, Valladolid) was an Italian explorer, navigator, colonizer and citizen of the Republic of Genoa.

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Council of Trent

The Council of Trent (Concilium Tridentinum), held between 1545 and 1563 in Trento (Trent) and Bologna, northern Italy, was one of the Roman Catholic Church's most important ecumenical councils.

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Craig Brown (satirist)

Craig Edward Moncrieff Brown (born 23 May 1957) is an English critic and satirist, best known for his parodies in Private Eye.

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Dave Barry

David McAlister "Dave" Barry (born July 3, 1947) is a Pulitzer Prize winning American author and columnist, who wrote a nationally syndicated humor column for The Miami Herald from 1983 to 2005.

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David Acheson

David John Acheson (born 1946) is a British applied mathematician at Jesus College, Oxford.

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Dissolution of the Monasteries

The Dissolution of the Monasteries, sometimes referred to as the Suppression of the Monasteries, was the set of administrative and legal processes between 1536 and 1541 by which Henry VIII disbanded Catholic monasteries, priories, convents and friaries in England, Wales and Ireland, appropriated their income, disposed of their assets, and provided for their former members and functions.

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Education

Education is the process of facilitating learning.

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Egg of Columbus

An egg of Columbus or Columbus' egg refers to a brilliant idea or discovery that seems simple or easy after the fact.

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English Civil War

The English Civil War (1642–1651) was a series of armed conflicts and political machinations between Parliamentarians ("Roundheads") and Royalists ("Cavaliers") in the Kingdom of England over, principally, the manner of its government.

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Ferdinand II of Aragon

Ferdinand II (10 March 1452 – 23 January 1516), called the Catholic, was King of Sicily from 1468 and King of Aragon from 1479 until his death.

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Flanders and Swann

Flanders and Swann were a British comedy duo.

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Full stop

In punctuation, the full stop (in British English) or period (in American English) is the punctuation mark placed at the end of a sentence.

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George Orwell

Eric Arthur Blair (25 June 1903 – 21 January 1950), who used the pen name George Orwell, was an English novelist, essayist, journalist and critic.

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Goths

The Goths (*Gut-þiuda,Most commonly translated as "Gothic people".; Gutar/Gotar; Gothi; Γότθοι, Gótthoi) were an East Germanic people, two of whose branches, the Visigoths and the Ostrogoths, played an important role in the fall of the Western Roman Empire and the emergence of Medieval Europe.

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Harry Mount

Harry Mount (born 1971) is an English author and journalist, since 2009 a frequent contributor to the Daily Mail.

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Henry I of England

Henry I (c. 1068 – 1 December 1135), also known as Henry Beauclerc, was King of England from 1100 to his death.

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Henry III of England

Henry III (1 October 1207 – 16 November 1272), also known as Henry of Winchester, was King of England, Lord of Ireland and Duke of Aquitaine from 1216 until his death.

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Henry IV, Part 1

Henry IV, Part 1 is a history play by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written no later than 1597.

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Henry IV, Part 2

Henry IV, Part 2 is a history play by William Shakespeare, believed written between 1596 and 1599.

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History

History (from Greek ἱστορία, historia, meaning "inquiry, knowledge acquired by investigation") is the study of the past, particularly how it relates to humans.

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History of England

England became inhabited more than 800,000 years ago, as the discovery of flint tools and footprints at Happisburgh in Norfolk has revealed.

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Horrible Histories

Horrible Histories is an educational entertainment franchise encompassing many media including books, magazines, audio books, stage shows, TV shows, and more.

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Horrible Histories (2009 TV series)

Horrible Histories is a British children's sketch comedy television series, part of the children's history franchise of the same name based on the books written by Terry Deary.

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Huns

The Huns were a nomadic group of people who are known to have lived in Eastern Europe, the Caucasus, and Central Asia between the 1st century AD and the 7th century.

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Industrial Revolution

The Industrial Revolution was the transition to new manufacturing processes in the period from about 1760 to sometime between 1820 and 1840.

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Isabella I of Castile

Isabella I (Isabel I, Old Spanish: Ysabel I; Madrigal de las Altas Torres, 22 April 1451–Medina del Campo, 26 November 1504) was Queen of Castille.

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Jacobite risings

The Jacobite risings (or Jacobite rebellions) were a series of uprisings, rebellions, and wars in Great Britain and Ireland occurring between 1688 and 1746.

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James Francis Edward Stuart

James Francis Edward, Prince of Wales (10 June 1688 – 1 January 1766), nicknamed the Old Pretender, was the son of the deposed James II of England and Ireland, VII of Scotland. As such, he claimed the English, Scottish and Irish thrones (as James III of England and Ireland and James VIII of Scotland) from the death of his father in 1701, when he was recognised as king of England, Scotland and Ireland by his cousin Louis XIV of France.

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John F. Kennedy

John Fitzgerald "Jack" Kennedy (JFK), (May 29, 1917 – November 22, 1963), was an American politician who served as the 35th President of the United States from January 1961 until his assassination in November 1963.

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John, King of England

John (24 December 1166 – 19 October 1216), also known as John Lackland (Norman French: Johan sanz Terre), was King of England from 6 April 1199 until his death in 1216.

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Julius Caesar

Gaius Julius Caesar (July 100 BC – 15 March 44 BC) was a Roman statesman, general and notable author of Latin prose.

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King Arthur

King Arthur is a legendary British leader who, according to medieval histories and romances, led the defence of Britain against Saxon invaders in the late 5th to early 6th century A.D. The details of Arthur's story are mainly composed of folklore and literary invention, and his historical existence is debated and disputed by modern historians.

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Lamprey

Lampreys (sometimes also called lamprey eels) are any jawless fish of the order Petromyzontiformes.

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Latin

Latin (Latin: lingua latīna) is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages.

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Malcolm Knox (author)

Malcolm Knox (born 1966), is an Australian journalist, author and novelist.

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Mary I of England

Mary I (18 February 1516 – 17 November 1558) was the Queen of England and Ireland from July 1553 until her death.

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Mathematical physics

Mathematical physics refers to development of mathematical methods for application to problems in physics.

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Mathematical Reviews

Mathematical Reviews is a journal and online bibliographic database published by the American Mathematical Society (AMS) that contains brief synopses (and occasionally evaluations) of many articles in mathematics, statistics and theoretical computer science.

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Mclusky

Mclusky (often stylized as mclusky), originally known as Best, were a three-piece post-hardcore group formed in Cardiff, Wales.

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Methuen Publishing

Methuen Publishing Ltd is a British publishing house.

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Monroe Doctrine

The Monroe Doctrine was a U.S. foreign policy regarding domination of the American continent in 1823.

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Musical theatre

Musical theatre is a form of theatrical performance that combines songs, spoken dialogue, acting, and dance.

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Ned Sherrin

Edward George "Ned" Sherrin, CBE (18 February 1931 – 1 October 2007) was an English broadcaster, author and stage director.

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Nigel Molesworth

Nigel Molesworth is a fictional character, the supposed author of a series of books (actually written by Geoffrey Willans), with cartoon illustrations by Ronald Searle.

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Nineteen Eighty-Four

Nineteen Eighty-Four, often published as 1984, is a dystopian novel by English author George Orwell published in 1949.

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Norman conquest of England

The Norman conquest of England was the 11th-century invasion and occupation of England by an army of Norman, Breton, and French soldiers led by Duke William II of Normandy, later styled as William the Conqueror.

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Ostrogoths

The Ostrogoths (Ostrogothi or Austrogothi) were a branch of the later Goths (the other major branch being the Visigoths).

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Our Island Story

Our Island Story: A Child's History of England is a book by Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall, first published in 1905 in London by T. C. & E. C. Jack.

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Palace Theatre, London

The Palace Theatre is a West End theatre in the City of Westminster in London.

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Palfrey

A palfrey is a type of horse that was highly valued as a riding horse in the Middle Ages.

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Parody

A parody (also called spoof, send-up or lampoon), in use, is a work created to imitate, make fun of, or comment on an original work, its subject, author, style, or some other target, by means of satiric or ironic imitation.

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Peter of Castile

Peter the Cruel (Pedro; 30 August 1334 – 23 March 1369), also known as the Just, was the king of Castile and León from 1350 to 1369.

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Punch (magazine)

Punch, or The London Charivari was a British weekly magazine of humour and satire established in 1841 by Henry Mayhew and engraver Ebenezer Landells.

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R. J. Yeatman

Robert Julian Yeatman (15 July 1897 – 13 July 1968) was a British humorist who wrote for ''Punch''.

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Ray Streater

Raymond Frederick "Ray" Streater (born 1936) is a British physicist, and professor emeritus of Applied Mathematics at King's College London.

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Reginald Arkell

Reginald Arkell (1882–1959) was a British script writer and comic novelist who wrote many musical plays for the London theatre.

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Richard Armour

Richard Willard Armour (July 15, 1906 – February 28, 1989) was an American poet and author who wrote more than 65 books.

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Roman Britain

Roman Britain (Britannia or, later, Britanniae, "the Britains") is the name given to the areas of the island of Great Britain that were governed by the Roman Empire, from 43 to 409 or 410.

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Roundhead

Roundhead was the name given to the supporters of the Parliament of England during the English Civil War.

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Standard gauge

The standard gauge (also Stephenson gauge after George Stephenson, International gauge or normal gauge) is a widely used railway track gauge.

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Steven Appleby

Steven Appleby (born in 1956) is a cartoonist, illustrator and artist living in Britain.

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The Difference Between Me and You Is That I'm Not on Fire

The Difference Between Me and You Is that I'm Not on Fire is the third and final album from Welsh indie rock band Mclusky.

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Vandals

The Vandals were an East Germanic tribe, or group of tribes, who were first heard of in southern Poland, but later moved around Europe establishing kingdoms in Spain and later North Africa in the 5th century.

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Visigoths

The Visigoths (UK:; US:, Visigothi, Wisigothi, Vesi, Visi, Wesi, or Wisi) were branches of the nomadic tribes of Germanic peoples referred to collectively as the Goths.

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W. C. Sellar

Walter Carruthers Sellar (27 December 1898 – 11 June 1951) was a Scottish humourist who wrote for ''Punch''.

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Wall Street Crash of 1929

The Wall Street Crash of 1929, also known as Black Tuesday, the Great Crash, or the Stock Market Crash of 1929, began on October 24, 1929, and was the most devastating stock market crash in the history of the United States, when taking into consideration the full extent and duration of its fallout.

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War of 1812

The War of 1812 was a military conflict, lasting for two and a half years, fought by the United States of America against the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, its North American colonies, and its Native American allies.

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World War I

World War I (WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War or the Great War, was a global war centered in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918.

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1966 and All That (radio)

1966 and All That is a radio adaptation of the book of the same name in four episodes, broadcast between 8 September and 29 September 2006.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1066_and_All_That

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