My Reading Room

If I am not writing I am generally reading so I thought I would add a page to this blog for the books I read as I go along. I skim many books to see if they are worth reading as well. Some I keep a record of if they are pertinent for future reference.

Edward I- Micheal Prestwich

A Great and Terrible King- Marc Morris

The Norman Conquest-Marc Morris

The Reminisces of an Irish Land Agent- Samuel Hussey

Topographical Dictionaries of Ireland and Scotland-Samuel Lewis.

La Nouvelle France:The Making of French CanadaPeter Moogk 2000

Eminence:Cardinal Richelieu and the Rise of France– Jean Vincent Blanchard 2011

Along a River:The First French Canadian Women– Jan Noel 2013

Cardinal Richelieu: Power and the Pursuit of Wealth-Joseph Bergin 1985

The Rise of Richelieu-Joseph Bergin 1991

Cardinal de Richelieu-Eleanor Price -1912

The Political Testament of Cardinal Richelieu–  a translation by Henry Bertram Hill-1961

Origins: Canadian History to Confederation-Francis, Jones and Smith 1996 (Parts One and Two)

America’s Fascinating Indian HeritageJames A Maxwell (Editor) 1978 The Northeast and Great Lakes

French Genealogy from Afar- Anne Mordell

The People of New France- Allan Greer 1997

The Bourbon Kings of France-Desmond Seward-2013

Habitants and Merchants in Seventeenth Century Montreal- Louise Dechene 1974. Translation-Liana Vardi 1992

The Genealogy of the First Metis Nation-D.N. Sprague and R.P. Frye-1983

The Conspiracy of Pontiac and the Indian War After the Conquest of Canada-Francis Parkman-1851

Count Frontenac and New France Under Louis XIV-Francis Parkman-1877

Pioneers of France in the New World-Francis Parkman-1865

The Canadian Prairies, A History- Gerald Friesen -1987

The Illustrated History of Canada-Craig Brown, Editor 1987

The Voyageur-Grace Lee Nute-1931 Republished as paperback 1987

The Canadian Frontier-W.J. Eccles-1969

France and England in North America Volumes I-II– Francis Parkman- Collections of his works compiled by Library of America 1983 and 1985