Gruesome Guide to Stratford upon Avon

HORRIBLE HISTORIES GRUESOME GUIDES: STRATFORD-UPON-AVON takes readers on a gore-tastic tour of the streets of Stratford-upon-Avon exposing all its scurrilous secrets.

Author: Terry Deary

Publisher:

ISBN: 9781407182254

Category: Stratford-upon-Avon (England)

Page: 112

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HORRIBLE HISTORIES GRUESOME GUIDES: STRATFORD-UPON-AVON takes readers on a gore-tastic tour of the streets of Stratford-upon-Avon exposing all of its most scurrilous secrets. With the frightful full-colour map tourists can plot their path to the past - pay their respects at Shakespeare's grave, brave spooky Sheep street, and lob cheese in the river. Fatal fleabites, bloody battles and brutal beheadings, it's a trip no Horrible history fan will want to miss!

Horrible Histories Gruesome Guides Stratford upon Avon

In this gruesome city guide, Terry Deary takes you on a gore-tastic tour of the streets of Stratford-upon-Avon, exposing all of its most scurrilous secrets. Discover the rules of the Olympic sport of shin-kicking!

Author: Terry Deary

Publisher: Scholastic UK

ISBN: 1407133543

Category:

Page: 96

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A jolly jaunt around the town where Shakespeare was born! Stratford-upon-Avon may be a cute tourist town today - but its history is far from pleasant, with fatal fleabites, bloody battles and brutal beheadings to see! In this gruesome city guide, Terry Deary takes you on a gore-tastic tour of the streets of Stratford-upon-Avon, exposing all of its most scurrilous secrets. Discover the rules of the Olympic sport of shin-kicking! Find out why locals like to lob cheese in the river! Learn which of Shakespeare's characters was baked in a pie! Plot your path to the past with the frightful map, and pay your respects at the brilliant Bard's grave. Then brave the horrors of spooky Sheep Street - home of an awful axeman, a weird witch and possibly the most haunted house in England!

Stratford Upon Avon

HORRIBLE HISTORIES GRUESOME GUIDES: STRATFORD-UPON-AVON takes readers on a gore-tastic tour of the streets of Stratford-upon-Avon exposing all its scurrilous secrets.

Author: Terry Deary

Publisher: Scholastic

ISBN: 9781407110783

Category: England

Page: 95

View: 850

HORRIBLE HISTORIES GRUESOME GUIDES: STRATFORD-UPON-AVON takes readers on a gore-tastic tour of the streets of Stratford-upon-Avon exposing all of its most scurrilous secrets. With the frightful full-colour map tourists can plot their path to the past - pay their respects at Shakespeare's grave, brave spooky Sheep street, and lob cheese in the river. Fatal fleabites, bloody battles and brutal beheadings, it's a trip no Horrible history fan will want to miss!

Stratford Upon Avon City Guide

BUTTERFLY FARM Tramway Walk , Swan's Nest Lane ; map F4 A lush and
lovely rainforest filled with pools , waterfalls and hundreds of exotic butterflies is
to be found in Europe's largest butterfly farm . There are other creepy - crawlies
here ...

Author: Annie Bullen

Publisher: Jarrold Publishing

ISBN: 9780711726475

Category: History

Page: 104

View: 940

Stratford-upon-Avon, tucked into a pretty pocket of English countryside and displaying picturesque evidence of its 800-year history, would be a lure to visitors, even without its connection with William Shakespeare.

The Rough Guide to the Cotswolds Stratford upon Avon and Oxford Travel Guide eBook

Matthew Teller, Rough Guides ... others, Captain Cook – range from totem poles
and mummified crocodiles to African fetishes and gruesome shrunken heads. ...
The college was founded in 1870, in memory of Tractarian cleric John Keble.

Author: Matthew Teller

Publisher: Apa Publications (UK) Limited

ISBN: 1789194792

Category: Travel

Page: 264

View: 575

Discover this exquisite region of England with the most incisive and entertaining guidebook on the market. Whether you plan to hike the Cotswolds' trails, marvel at beautiful stately homes and gardens or explore the local gastronomic scene, The Rough Guide to the Cotswolds, Stratford-upon-Avon and Oxford will show you the ideal places to sleep, eat, drink, shop and visit along the way. - Independent, trusted reviews written with Rough Guides' trademark blend of humour, honesty and insight, to help you get the most out of your visit, with options to suit every budget. - Full-colour chapter maps throughout- to explore Oxford's honey-coloured college buildings or discover the Shakespearean sights of Stratford-upon-Avon without needing to get online. - Stunning images - a rich collection of inspiring colour photography. Things not to miss - Rough Guides' rundown of the best sights and experiences in the Cotswolds, Stratford-upon-Avon and Oxford. - Itineraries - carefully planned routes to help you organize your trip. - Detailed coverage - this travel guide has in-depth practical advice for every step of the way. Areas covered include: Cheltenham; Gloucester; Stroud; Cirencester; Chipping Campden; Broadway; the Vale of Evesham; Stratford-upon-Avon; Burford; Banbury; Oxford. Attractions include: Blenheim Palace; Gloucester Cathedral; Kelmscott Manor; Westonbirt Arboretum; Cotswold Farm Park; Rollright Stones; Sudeley Castle; Compton Verney. - Basics - essential pre-departure practical information including getting there, local transport, accommodation, food and drink, festivals and events, sports and outdoor activities, shopping and more. - Background information - a Contexts chapter devoted to history and recommended books. Make the Most of Your Time on Earth with The Rough Guide to the Cotswolds, Stratford-upon-Avon and Oxford

A Guide to Stratford upon Avon

Notwithstanding the distractions of this kingdom , the town continued in the
possession of the Bishops of Worcester ... Upon the Duke's attainder the manor of
Stratford , with his other possessions fell to the Crown ; and by Charles the ... In
the 36th and 37th of Elizabeth two dreadful fires happened , which entirely
consumed two hundred dwelling houses , and considerably impoverished the
inhabitants .

Author: Robert Bell Wheler

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Stratford-upon-Avon (England)

Page: 160

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Shakespeare a Playgoer s and Reader s Guide

Above all , the unceasing verbal and physical violence of the play and its
macabre spectacles of severed heads and suffering ... F. R. Benson mounted The
Contention on 21 April 1899 in Stratford - upon - Avon , and again in 1906 and
1909.

Author: Michael Dobson

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0198855230

Category: Drama

Page: 320

View: 322

A handy yet authoritative guide to all Shakespeare's extant works (with information about those known to be lost), this volume provides cast lists, scene-by-scene plot synopses, and contextual information for Shakespeare's plays, and thorough entries on his poems. It is a perfect primer for anyone wishing to be better acquainted with Shakespeare.

A Pictorial and Descriptive Guide to Stratford upon Avon the Home of Shakespeare

In the year of the poet's birth ( 1564 ) , in the month of July , the dreadful Black
Death made its appearance in Stratford and decimated the town . The house in
Henley Street fortunately escaped the pestilence , and its owner contributed ...

Author: Ward, Lock and Company, ltd

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Stratford-upon-Avon (England)

Page: 128

View: 352


Shakespeare and His Birthplace

Containing a Biography of the Poet, and a Guide to Stratford-upon-Avon and Its
Vicinity Thomas Nelson Publishers ... In the thirtysixth and thirty - seventh years of
Queen Elizabeth's reign , two dreadful fires broke out , which consumed two ...

Author: Thomas Nelson Publishers

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Stratford-upon-Avon (England)

Page: 128

View: 553


A Pictorial and Descriptive Guide to Stratford upon Avon the Home of Shakespeare with Excursions in the Neighborhood

Irving, William Winter, Mrs. Bertha Laffan (Mrs. Leith Adams), the Warwickshire
novelist, and F. R. Benson in this century, and Garrick in the eighteenth century;
... In another the site of a horrible murder is said to be perpetually marked by a
hole in the road which cannot be ... The very heart and centre of this land of
groves and streams, meadows and gently-rising hills, is the town of Stratford-
upon-Avon.

Author: Stratford-upon-Avon (England)

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Stratford-upon-Avon (England)

Page: 128

View: 929


The Children s Buyer s Guide

99 , 0822524848 Dark Knights and Dingy Castles Sticker - Activity Book The
History of Horrible Histories Activity ... the Civil Rights Terry Deary provides the
alternative Movement guide to Stratford - upon - Avon , Gogerly , Liz birthplace of
the ...

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Category: Booksellers and bookselling

Page:

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St James Guide to Horror Ghost Gothic Writers

Career : Actor , Stratford upon Avon , 1948 - 49 ; staff member , BBC Television ,
London , 1951 - 55 . ... its central character is clearly modelled upon Lovecraft ' s
friend Frank Belknap Long - is still a powerful excursion into the possibly horrific ...

Author: St James Press

Publisher: St James Press

ISBN:

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 746

View: 476

Provides background information and a critical evaluation of authors of horror, ghost and gothic fiction, and lists each author's works in these fields and in other genres.

Fodor s Guides London 97

since the 7th century — started in 1220, but it was substantially rebuilt in the 19th
century. Just west of the south transcept there's a large memorial to William
Shakespeare (though his bones are far, far away in Stratford-upon-Avon). His
unfortunate ... to its original, gruesome, and doubtlessly unsterile state. 9A St.
Thomas St.

Author:

Publisher: Fodor's

ISBN:

Category: Travel

Page: 220

View: 451

Provides information on affordable travel within London

The Faber Pocket Guide to Musicals

... but it has since become a classic ... if , in decades to come , the appalling
Voyeurz undergoes a similar rehabilitation ... at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre ,
Stratford upon Avon Somehow , on paper , this must have seemed like a good
idea .

Author: James Inverne

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Musicals

Page: 293

View: 363

Musicals.

The Stage Year Book with which is Included the Stage Periodical Guide

He lived , during the last five years of his life , at Stratford , where he had
purchased the largest house in the town . His chief ... It is unnecessary to
recapitulate the contents of his will or to attempt to set precise value upon his
property in London as well as in Stratford - upon - Avon . To say that he was ...
This gruesome apartment was thirty feet long by fifteen feet wide , and as high as
the chancel . Samuel ...

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Category: Television

Page:

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The Rough Guide

from totem poles and mummified crocodiles to African fetishes and gruesome
shrunken heads from Ecuador . For a breather ... The proximity to London and
Stratford - on - Avon means that most Oxfordians head out of town to go to the
theatre .

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Category: England

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View: 410


Fielding s Travel Guide to Europe

... Maurice Lewes : White Hart Hotel Warwickshire : Birmingham : The Plough and
Harrow Coventry : Leofric Hotel Stratford - upon - Avon ... described in detail in
that splendid little booklet , Gourmet ' s Guide to Britain , sponsored jointly by the
British Travel and Holidays ... They range from drab to dreadful to unspeakable .

Author:

Publisher:

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Category: Europe

Page:

View: 273


Fielding s Travel Guide to Europe

... Hart Hotel Warwickshire : Birmingham : The Plough and Harrow Stratford -
upon - Avon : The Falcon , * The Swans Nest Wiltshire ... are described in detail
in that splendid little booklet , Gourmet's Guide to Britain , sponsored jointly by the
British Travel and Holidays ... They range from drab to dreadful to unspeakable .

Author: Temple Fielding

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Africa

Page:

View: 809


Guide to Leamington and Its Vicinity Including Warwick Coventry Stratford on Avon Kenilworth and Surrounding Country

Saxons to the Christian faith , on the site of which , according to Leland , the
present church was erected . ... During the reign of Queen Elizabeth , the town of
Stratford experienced the calamity of two dreadful fires , which destroyed
upwards of ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Leamington (England)

Page: 119

View: 487


Bibliographic Guide to Dance

Author: New York Public Library. Dance Collection

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Dance

Page:

View: 108