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The Roman Era by Peter Salway1
After Rome by Thomas Charles-Edwards2
From the Vikings to the Normans by Wendy Davies3
The Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries by Barbara Harvey4
The Fourteenth and Fifteenth Centuries by Ralph Griffiths5
The Sixteenth Century by Patrick Collinson6
The Seventeenth Century by Jenny Wormald7
The Eighteenth Century 1688-1815 by Paul Langford8
The Nineteenth Century: The British Isles 1815-1901 by Colin Matthew9
The British Isles 1901-1951 by Keith Robbins10
The British Isles Since 1945 by Kathleen Burk11

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  1. An Imperial Possession: Britain in the Roman Empire, 54 BC - AD 409 by David Mattingly (2006)
  2. The Early Middle Ages: Europe 400-1000 by Rosamond McKitterick (2001)
  3. The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle by Michael Swanton (1996)
  4. Life in Tudor England by Peter Brimacombe (2002)
  5. England, 1868-1914: The Age of Urban Democracy by Donald Read (1979)
  6. The Jacobite Risings in Britain, 1689-1746 by Bruce Lenman (1980)
  7. The Whig Supremacy, 1714-1760 by Basil Williams (1939)
  8. England Under the Norman and Angevin Kings, 1075-1225 by Robert Bartlett (2000)
  9. The Anglo-Saxons by James Campbell (1982)
  10. Marriage Disputes in Medieval England by Frederik Pedersen (2000)
  11. Anglo-Saxon England by Frank M. Stenton (1943)
  12. The English and the Norman Conquest by Ann Williams (1995)
  13. Hadrian's Wall from the Air by Barri Jones (2001)
  14. The Age of Elizabeth: England Under the Later Tudors 1547-1603 by D. M. Palliser (1983)
  15. Wills and Will-making in Anglo-Saxon England (Anglo-Saxon Wills) by Linda Tollerton (2011)

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Also avoid publisher series, unless the publisher has a true monopoly over the "works" in question. So, the Dummies guides are a series of works. But the Loeb Classical Library is a series of editions, not of works.

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