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Title: Battle in Bossenden Wood.l The Strange Storey of Sir William Courtenay
Description: London England, Readers Union/Oxford University Press, 1962. 1st Readers Union Edition, Binding: Cloth, Very Good/Very Good. 12mo - over 6" - 7" Tall Duodecimo Hardback Hardback. Battle in Bossenden Wood. Contents: Since 1936 thousands of people passing along Watling Street from London to the coast must have noticed the nine lofty, somewhat sinister-looking, radar pylons occupying a commanding position at the top of Boughton Hill, the in the parish of Dunkirk, midway between Faversham and Canterbury. How many of those passers-by knew, however, that the pylons, like some monstrous memorial, marked the centre of activities of Sir William Courtenay, the mad Cornshiman who became a nine-day wonder in June 1838?. Contents: Preface. A Stranger Comes to Canterbury. Sir William Courtenay Stands For Parliament. The Lion at Bay. In and Out of the Lunatic Asylum. The Murder of Nicholas Mears. The Battle of Bossenden Wood. The Aftermath (1). The Aftermath (2). The End of the Story. Retrospect. Sources. Index. Illustrated. 241 pp.

Keywords: Non Fiction History Battle Bossenden Wood Strange Story Sir William Courtenay Ss77

Price: GBP 14.00 = appr. US$ 19.99 Seller: The London Bookworm
- Book number: 094487

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