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Arnold-Forster's History of England Scheduled for Years 7/8 and the first term of 8/9

A History of England from the Landing of Julius Caesar to the Present Day by by H. O. Arnold-Forster (online at archive.org, Google Books; also available from used booksellers or in reprint)

The Arnold-Forster book is scheduled into weeks to line up with the weeks scheduled for Churchill's History of the English Speaking Peoples, since AO's history chronology is matched to Churchill's book in Years 7-10.

Year 7/8

Week 1
Arnold-Forster ch 1 The Romans in Britain, ch 2. The coming of the Saxons, first half

Week 2
Arnold-Forster ch 2. The coming of the Saxons, second half, ch 3. The Saxon Conquest

Week 3
Arnold-Forster ch 4. How the Saxons became English and the English became Christians, ch 5. The Northmen

Week 4
Arnold-Forster ch 6. The Reign of King Alfred

Week 5
Arnold-Forster ch 7. The English Kings from Edward "the Elder" to Edward "the Martyr"

Week 6
Arnold-Forster ch 8. The Danish Conquest, ch 9. The Danish Kings and Edward the Confessor

Week 7
Arnold-Forster ch 10. The Norman Conquerors, ch 11. The Story of the English

Week 8
Arnold-Forster ch 12. The Historians and Writers of England before the Norman Conquest

Week 9
Arnold-Forster ch 13. William I--The Norman Conquest, ch 14. Feudalism, first half

Week 10
Arnold-Forster ch 14. Feudalism, second half, ch 15. William II, "The Red King"

Week 11
Arnold-Forster ch 16. Henry I, ch 17. Stephen, first half

Week 12
Arnold-Forster ch 17. Stephen, second half, ch 18. Henry II

Week 13
Arnold-Forster ch 19. Richard Coeur-de-Lion

Week 14
Arnold-Forster ch 20. John--the History of the Charters, ch 21. What the Great Charter Did for Englishmen

Week 15
Arnold-Forster ch 22. Henry III--The Parliament of England, ch 23. Edward I and "The Breaking of Wales," first half

Week 16
Arnold-Forster ch 23. Edward I and "The Breaking of Wales," second half, ch 24. Scotland

Week 17
Arnold-Forster ch 25. Edward II--"The Making of Scotland"

Week 18
Arnold-Forster ch 26. Edward III--"The Ruin of France"

Week 19
Arnold-Forster ch 27. Richard II

Week 20
Arnold-Forster ch 28. Henry IV, ch 29. Henry V

Week 21
Arnold-Forster ch 30. Henry VI--"The Freeing of France," ch 31. York and Lancaster

Week 22
Arnold-Forster ch 32. Edward IV

Week 23
Arnold-Forster ch 33. The Invention of Printing

Week 24
Arnold-Forster ch 34. Edward V and Richard III: (1) The Last of the Plantagenets, (2) The First of the Tudors, (3) The Union of the Roses

Week 25
Arnold-Forster ch 35. Henry VII, first half

Week 26
Arnold-Forster ch 35 Henry VII, second half, ch 36. Henry VIII and England at War

Week 27
Arnold-Forster ch 37. The Great Cardinal and the King's Divorce

Week 28
Arnold-Forster ch 38. The Protestant Reformation, ch 39. Henry as Head of the Church

Week 29
Arnold-Forster ch 40. Edward VI

Week 30
Arnold-Forster ch 41. What the Reformation Meant, ch 42. Mary, ch 43. Elizabeth--The Protestant Queen

Week 31
Arnold-Forster ch 44 Mary Queen of Scots, ch 45. Protestants and Roman Catholics

Week 32
Arnold-Forster ch 46. The Great Armada, ch 47. Last Years of the Great Queen, ch 48. A New World and a New Age; ch 49. Literature and Art in the Tudor Period

Week 33
Arnold-Forster ch 50. Parliament--Dress--Dwellings--Schools--The Calendar, ch 51. James Stuart, King of England, Scotland, and Ireland, first third

Week 34
Arnold-Forster ch 51. James Stuart, King of England, Scotland, and Ireland, second third

Week 35
Arnold-Forster ch 51. James Stuart, King of England, Scotland, and Ireland, last third, ch 52. Charles I--How the King angered the Parliament, first half

Week 36
Arnold-Forster ch 52. Charles I--How the King angered the Parliament, second half

Year 8/9

Week 1
Arnold-Forster ch 53. The King defies Parliament, first half

Week 2
Arnold-Forster ch 53. The King defies Parliament, second half, ch 54. How Parliament punished the King, first third

Week 3
Arnold-Forster finish ch 54. How Parliament punished the King, second third

Week 4
Arnold-Forster finish ch 54. How Parliament punished the King, last third

Week 5
Arnold-Forster ch 55. The Commonwealth of England, first half

Week 6
Arnold-Forster ch 55. The Commonwealth of England, second half

Week 7
Arnold-Forster ch 56. Charles II, first half

Week 8
Arnold-Forster ch 56. Charles II, second half

Week 9
Arnold-Forster ch 57. James II and the End of Absolute Monarchy in England, first third

Week 10
Arnold-Forster ch 57. James II and the End of Absolute Monarchy in England, second third

Week 11
Arnold-Forster ch 57. James II and the End of Absolute Monarchy in England, last third

Week 12
Arnold-Forster ch 58. William III and Mary--The Revolution and Limited Monarchy



Later chapters have a more colonialist flavor and are not scheduled for Years 9 and 10.