Tudor Children by Sallie Purkis


Tudor Children by Sallie Purkis

True-life experiences of four ordinary Victorian children beautifully presented as historical biographies. Through hours of research, Sallie Purkis has uncovered these original histories and retells them for the first time with historical photographs and large colour illustrations. In this book we find out about Catherine who lived in Ingatestone Hall. Em who was born in a tiny village in the Cotswolds. Thomas who was born to wealthy parents in Chester and went to Oxford University and David who was the youngest of 13 children born to the Sheriff of Monmouth in Wales.

About the Author

Sallie Purkis is a renowned historian who has had over forty history books for children published. She is a regular contributor to Junior Education, a consultant to BBC Schools Television and writes for English Heritage and the National Trust Education services.

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32 pages


Sallie Purkis
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Publication date

30th July 2007



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