The World’s Story Volume X: England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales

Eva March TAPPAN (1854 - 1930)

This is the tenth volume of the 15-volume series of The World’s Story: a history of the World in story, song and art, edited by Eva March Tappan. Each book is a compilation of selections from prose literature, poetry and pictures and offers a comprehensive presentation of the world's history, art and culture, from the early times till the beginning of the 20th century. Part X covers the second part of the history of England, from the Stuart Kings till the early 1900s. Also included are excerpts from the history of Ireland, Scotland and Wales, as well as Irish and Welsh legends and Scottish ballads. - Summary by Sonia
Cast list for The murder of King Duncan:
First Witch: Sandra Schmit / Second Witch: Devorah Allen / Third Witch: Monika M.C. / Macbeth: alanmapstone / Banquo: Tomas Peter / Ross: Nemo / Angus: Todd HW / Duncan: Jim Locke / Malcolm: SaraHale / Lady Macbeth: Eva Davis / Messenger: Adrian Stephens / Chief Justice: April6090 / Narrator: Sonia

Genre(s): Poetry, War & Military, History

Language: English

Group: World's Story

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 Elizabeth signing the death warrant of Mary, Queen of Scots, by Julius Schrader, German painter 1815-1900, painting frontispiece Sonia
00:02:37
Play 02 England Part I: The Stuart Kings: Historical note Sonia
00:02:22
Play 03 King James I and his goldsmith (between 1603 and 1624), by Sir Walter Scott Jim Locke
00:27:33
Play 04 The gunpowder plot (1605), by David Hume Jim Locke
00:07:50
Play 05 A charge with prince Rupert (1643), by Thomas Wentworth Higginson Julie Burks
00:28:04
Play 06 Sir Nicholas at Marston Moor (1644), by Winthrop Mackworth Praed Nemo
00:06:00
Play 07 The battle of Naseby by Obadiah Bind-their-kings-in-chains-and-their-nobles-with-links-of-iron, sergeant in Ireton's regiment (1645), by Thomas Babington Macaulay Kristine Bekere
00:06:08
Play 08 Charles I insulted by soldiers, by Paul Delaroche, French painter 1797-1856, painting p. 46 Erin Grassie
00:02:44
Play 09 England Part II: The rule of Oliver Cromwell: Historical note Erin Grassie
00:02:31
Play 10 The trial and execution of king Charles I (1649), by Jacob Abbott Jim Locke
00:22:26
Play 11 Cromwell in Whitehall, by Julius Schrader, Germany, 1815-1900, painting p. 60 Erin Grassie
00:00:50
Play 12 A royalist description of Cromwell's men, by Samuel Butler Nemo
00:02:24
Play 13 How Cromwell dissolved parliament (1653), by François Pierre Guillaume Guizot Colleen McMahon
00:09:42
Play 14 Praise-God Barebone's parliament (1653), by Edward, Earl of Clarendon Colleen McMahon
00:09:02
Play 15 Cromwell visiting Milton, by David Neal, American artist 1837, painting p. 74 Erin Grassie
00:01:56
Play 16 England Part III: From the Restoration to the House of Hanover: Historical note Erin Grassie
00:02:32
Play 17 In the days of the plague (1665), by Daniel Defoe Sonia
00:12:29
Play 18 The fall of ''King Monmouth'' (1685), by Charles Dickens Colleen McMahon
00:11:02
Play 19 The song of the western men (1688), by Robert Stephen Hawker Alan Mapstone
00:02:36
Play 20 James II receiving the news of the landing of the Prince of Orange, by Edward Mathew Ward, English artist 1816-1879, painting p. 92 Erin Grassie
00:01:47
Play 21 A campaign under Marlborough, by William Makepeace Thackeray Julie Burks
00:19:07
Play 22 The government in quest of a poet, by William Makepeace Thackeray Jim Locke
00:24:56
Play 23 Sunday with Sir Roger, by Joseph Addison Colleen McMahon
00:05:41
Play 24 England Part IV: England under the first three Georges: Historical note Erin Grassie
00:01:53
Play 25 The vicar of Bray, by Author unknown Jennifer Fournier
00:04:23
Play 26 The ''Bubbles'' of the reign of King George I (1720), by Charles Mackay Jennifer Fournier
00:09:45
Play 27 When George II became king, by William Makepeace Thackeray Tomas Peter
00:02:50
Play 28 The funeral of George II (1760), by Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford Bloater51
00:04:53
Play 29 Dr. Johnson in the anteroom of Lord Chesterfield, by E. M. Ward, English artist 1816-1879, painting p. 136 Erin Grassie
00:02:41
Play 30 William Pitt and the Stamp Act (1766), by George Bancroft Kristine Bekere
00:09:03
Play 31 The quarrel of Squire Bull and his son (1775 to 1783), by James Kirke Paulding Kristine Bekere
00:07:33
Play 32 A maid of honor at the court of George III (1786), by Madame d'Arblay Jim Locke
00:10:32
Play 33 The royal visit to Oxford (1786), by Madame d'Arblay Jim Locke
00:16:13
Play 34 England Part V: The Napoleonic wars: Historical note Erin Grassie
00:02:06
Play 35 The battle of the Baltic (101), by Thomas Campbell Tomas Peter
00:03:57
Play 36 Trafalgar (1805), by William C. Bennett Tomas Peter
00:05:11
Play 37 The burial of Sir John Moore (1809), by Charles Wolfe Alan Mapstone
00:02:56
Play 38 Wellington's march from Quatre-Bras to Waterloo, by Ernest Crofts, English painter 1847, painting p. 174 Erin Grassie
00:01:58
Play 39 Just before Waterloo (1815), by William Makepeace Thackeray Mark Chulsky
00:18:35
Play 40 Waterloo (1815), by Douglas Brooke Wheelton Sladen April6090
00:05:30
Play 41 ''Scotland forever !'', by Lady Butler (Elizabeth Thompson), English artist 1844, painting p. 186 Devorah Allen
00:01:32
Play 42 England Part VI: The last hundred years in England: Historical note Erin Grassie
00:02:47
Play 43 When Victoria became Queen (1837), by Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield Ruth P.
00:06:53
Play 44 The charge of the light brigade (1854), by Alfred, Lord Tennyson Alan Mapstone
00:02:22
Play 45 Balaclava, by Lady Butler (Elizabeth Thompson), English artist 1844, painting p. 194 Erin Grassie
00:01:46
Play 46 Santa Filomena (1854-1856), by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Jim Locke
00:03:58
Play 47 Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881), by L. F. Jennings Bloater51
00:14:40
Play 48 Gladstone's fight for home rule (1893), from the Atlantic Monthly KevinS
00:09:22
Play 49 The latest English revolution (1911), from the Outlook Tomas Peter
00:03:57
Play 50 The coronation of George V (1911), by Sydney Brooks Bloater51
00:19:58
Play 51 Scotland Part I: Ballads and legends of Early Scotland: Historical note Sonia
00:02:04
Play 52 Legends of St. Columba (563 ?), by Adamnan, ninth abbot of the Ionian Monastery Kristine Bekere
00:11:59
Play 53 The murder of King Duncan (1040), by William Shakespeare Group 00:37:27
Play 54 The invasion of the Norsemen (1263), by Charles Mackay ToddHW
00:12:08
Play 55 Sir Patrick Spens, an old ballad Devorah Allen
00:04:44
Play 56 Scotland Part II: Two Scottish heroes: Historical note Devorah Allen
00:02:05
Play 57 The capture of William Wallace (1305), by Jane Porter Availle
00:11:17
Play 58 The coronation of Robert Bruce (1306), by Grace Aguilar Availle
00:25:21
Play 59 Bruce at Bannockburn (1314), by P. Hume Brown JT
00:09:44
Play 60 Scots wha hae, by Robert Burns Alan Mapstone
00:02:07
Play 61 Scotland Part III: To the death of Mary: Historical note SaraHale
00:02:07
Play 62 The bier-right (latter part of the fourteenth century), by Sir Walter Scott JT
00:12:30
Play 63 How the Scots lived while James I was king (1422-1437), by P. Hume Brown Piotr Nater
00:10:38
Play 64 On the Field of Flodden (1513), by Sir Walter Scott Jim Locke
00:06:28
Play 65 Edinburgh after Flodden Field (1513), by William E. Aytoun Hopeforce1
00:07:07
Play 66 ''The goodman of Ballangiech'' (between 1513 and 1542), by Sir Walter Scott Piotr Nater
00:09:10
Play 67 John Knox preaching before the lords of the congregation, by Sir David Wilkie, English artist 1785-1841, painting p. 334 Tomas Peter
00:01:56
Play 68 The flight of Mary, Queen of Scots, to England (1568), by Sir Walter Scott Availle
00:27:35
Play 69 Sacking a church in the time of John Knox, by John Prescott Knight, English artist 1803-1881, painting p. 336 April6090
00:02:03
Play 70 The fate of Mary, Queen of Scots (1587), by Sir Walter Scott Jennifer Fournier
00:15:41
Play 71 Scotland Part IV: A century of unrest: Historical note SaraHale
00:02:59
Play 72 Why Jenny Geddes threw her stool at the dean, by ''Grace Greenwood'' (Sara J. Lippincott) April6090
00:12:05
Play 73 Gathering song of Donald the Black, by Sir Walter Scott Sonia
00:03:14
Play 74 The execution of Montrose (1650), by William E. Aytoun Nemo
00:02:43
Play 75 The burial march of Dundee (1689), by William E. Aytoun Tomas Peter
00:04:49
Play 76 The massacre of Glencoe (1692), by P. Hume Brown Tomas Peter
00:04:50
Play 77 A rescue at the battle of Prestonpans (1745), by Sir Walter Scott Jim Locke
00:11:29
Play 78 The order of release, by Sir John Everett Millais, English painter 1829-1896, painting p. 388 Sonia
00:01:46
Play 79 How Flora MacDonald saved Prince Charlie (1745), by Charles Sanford Terry Jane Bennett
00:17:21
Play 80 Ireland Part I: The golden age of Erin: Historical note Jane Bennett
00:03:24
Play 81 Oisin in Tir na n-Og, an Irish folk-story Jane Bennett
00:25:03
Play 82 The chase of Slieve Cullinn, an old Irish legend JT
00:14:41
Play 83 The story of St. Patrick (fifth century), by Patrick Weston Joyce Devorah Allen
00:15:53
Play 84 The ''island of saints and scholars'', (seventh and eighth centuries), by Patrick Weston Joyce Piotr Nater
00:08:24
Play 85 O'Rourke's tower and great cross, Clonmacnoise, photograph p. 434 Sonia
00:02:00
Play 86 The book of Kells (seventh century), by Charles Johnston and Carita Spencer Monika M. C.
00:03:54
Play 87 How Brian Boru held the ford of Tribute (941), by E. S. Brooks Adrian Stephens
00:27:38
Play 88 Ireland Part II: Six centuries of oppression: Historical note Tomas Peter
00:02:28
Play 89 The house of the Geraldines, by Justin H. McCarthy April6090
00:07:24
Play 90 The Geraldines, by Thomas Davis KevinS
00:05:16
Play 91 The vengeance of Cromwell (1649), by Oliver Cromwell Tomas Peter
00:02:54
Play 92 After the rebellion of 1641 (1653), by Mrs. E. M. Field Jim Locke
00:25:59
Play 93 The siege of Londonderry (1689), by Thomas Babington Macaulay Jim Locke
00:23:12
Play 94 The battle of the Boyne (1690), by Thomas Babington Macaulay Jim Locke
00:16:10
Play 95 The wearin' o' the Green (1798) Alan Mapstone
00:03:06
Play 96 Emmet's grave, by Justin F. McCarthy Alan Mapstone
00:02:24
Play 97 The harp that once through Tara's halls, by Thomas Moore Tomas Peter
00:01:22
Play 98 Ireland Part III: Ireland and her people: Historical note SaraHale
00:02:42
Play 99 The ''Grand Canal Hotel'', by Charles Lever Jim Locke
00:23:19
Play 100 An Irish school (early part of the nineteenth century), by Gerald Griffin Jim Locke
00:16:23
Play 101 The winning back of the land (1808-1903), by Charles Johnston and Carita Spencer Jim Locke
00:16:28
Play 102 An Irish cottage, photograph p. 544 SaraHale
00:01:59
Play 103 The Irish people (twentieth century), by Katharine Tynan KevinS
00:09:50
Play 104 Wales Part I: Legends of Wales: Historical note Sonia
00:01:20
Play 105 King Arthur, by Bessie Raynor Parkes Alan Mapstone
00:02:29
Play 106 The dream of Maxen Wledig, from the Mabinogion Jason in Panama
00:14:28
Play 107 Beth Gelert; or the grave of the greyhound (about 1220), by William Robert Spencer Jim Locke
00:06:52
Play 108 The wearing of leek, an old song translated from the Welsh, by Henry Davies Alan Mapstone
00:03:09
Play 109 Wales Part II: Stories of the Welsh rebellions: Historical note J. M. Smallheer
00:01:54
Play 110 How the Welsh kept the Christmas of 1115, by Sabine Baring-Gould Adrian Stephens
00:13:46
Play 111 ''When the eighteen fell'' (1282), by Owen Rhoscomyl PatrS
00:09:41
Play 112 The rebellion of Owen Glyndwr (1402-1415), by Owen Rhoscomyl Alan Mapstone
00:06:34
Play 113 The march of the men of Harlech (1468), national Cambrian war-song; translated by John Oxenford Alan Mapstone
00:03:37
Play 114 How a Welshman became king of England (1485), by Owen Rhoscomyl Phil Schempf
00:12:59
Play 115 Wales Part III: Scenes of Welsh life: Historical note Sonia
00:01:57
Play 116 The Eisteddfod, by Jeannette Marks Brianna Chiles
00:24:03