Charles Dickens's charming history of his homeland, spanning from antiquity through the 17th century. In this accessible history volume, Charles Dickens turns his talents to the saga of the United Kingdom. With characteristic wit and perspicacity, he brings the kings, soldiers, and civilians who shaped England, Scotland, and Ireland to vivid life. Beginning in 50 B.C.E. and extending through the reign of James II in 1688, this immensely readable book offers readers a complete and engaging look at England's past. Originally appearing in serial form, A Child's History of England provides rare snapshots of Britain throughout the ages as rendered by an unparalleled master. This ebook has been professionally proofread to ensure accuracy and readability on all devices.