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Summary: Season two follows Queen Elizabeth through the late 1950s and early '60s as she struggles to navigate a world that's changing around her. She must face the challenges of a new era, from the Suez Canal crisis to the assassination of John F. Kennedy, while preserving both the monarchy and her marriage.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Cr 2

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD CRO

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6 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV CRO

Summary: The British Empire is in decline, the political world is in disarray, and a young woman takes the throne... a new era is dawning. Queen Elizabeth II is a 25-year-old newlywed faced with the daunting prospect of leading the world's most famous monarchy while forging a relationship with legendary Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2017

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD CRO NOT RATED

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7 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV CRO

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Cr 1

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Crown 2017

Bucholz, R. O.

Summary: During the 229-year period 1485-1714, England transformed itself from a minor feudal state into "the first modern society," emerging as the wealthiest, most powerful nation in the world. The English people survived epidemics, famines, one failed invasion and two successful ones, two civil wars, violent religious reformations and counter-reformations, and confrontations with two of the most...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2003

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 942 HIS
Call number: DVD 942 HIS

Summary: The world's quirkiest crime-solving antiques hero is back! Much to Lovejoy's annoyance, he's not the only one on a never-ending quest for wealth and valuables. However, while he proves unstoppable in the face of sinister Italians, vengeful customers and even Eric's vintage motorbikes, can he manage to escape the snares of love?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2008

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Summary: Dark forces are moving outside the court and when a powerful Danish warlord Bloodhair attacks, Uhtred must lead Wessex's forces into battle. He captures Bloodhair's mysterious lover, the savage sorceress Skade, who throws a curse, and his world becomes blighted by tragedy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2018

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV LAS

Summary: Portrays the acclaimed British actress and courtesan Lillie Langtry from the blush of youth to the blight of old age. At a time when society expected women to be docile and demure, Lillie posed for celebrity endorsements, conducted her own business affairs, and paid her first husband to keep his distance. Even more scandalously, she openly entertained a string of lovers among Europe's elite,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Acorn Media 2007

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD LIL NOT RATED

Summary: As Season Five begins in 1924, the radio is the latest miracle, a new Labour government heralds changes through the land, and Downton's traditional ways are besieged on all fronts. Robert, Mary, and Branson must navigate these shifting sands together to ensure the future of the estate for generations to come. As Branson finds himself playing a more crucial role at Downton than ever before, he...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV DOW

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD DOW

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Do5

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Summary: In 1837, a diminutive, neglected teenager is crowned Queen Victoria, navigates the scandal, corruption, and political intrigues of the Court, and soon rises to become the most powerful woman in the world.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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2 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV VIC

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Victioria 2017

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD VIC NOT RATED

Glass, Cathy.

Summary: A new memoir from Sunday Times and New York Times bestselling author Cathy Glass. Eight-year-old Aimee was on the child protection register at birth. Her five older siblings were taken into care many years ago. So no one can understand why she was left at home to suffer for so long. It seems Aimee was forgotten. The social services are looking for a very experienced foster carer to look after...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Collins Publishers UK 2015

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Labrecque, Ellen

Summary: Provides an introduction to the life of Winston Churchill, British Prime Minister during World War II.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC 2015

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Summary: 1922. Six months after Matthew's tragic death, his loss is still felt throughout Downton Abbey. Mary struggles to face a new future with her fatherless child, and is encouraged by the family to pick up the pieces. Accepting a new role on the estate, the now-eligible Mary also finds herself the reluctant object of attention from a number of eager suitors. With the twenties in full swing and the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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3 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV DOW

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Do 4

Summary: The year is 1925. Momentous changes threaten the great house, its owners, and its servants, while past scandals continue to loom. Return to the sumptuous setting of Downton Abbey for the sixth and final season to discover what will finally become of the Crawley family, and the servants who work for them, as they face new challenges and begin forging different paths in a rapidly changing world....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV DOW

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD DOW

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD DOW NOT RATED

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Do 6

Summary: Here is a sparkling collection of Crown jewels--from amusing tales that humanize their subjects to dramatic stories of martyrdoms, palace intrigues, and bloody battles. Elizabeth Longford, intimate of the royal family and biographer of Victoria and Elizabeth II, has assembled the best anecdotes ever written and reported about the kings and queens of England, across the full range of Britain's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 1989

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Summary: Lucy Worsley re-stages the wedding of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, including the most important elements of the ceremony and the celebrations, scouring archival materials and Queen Victoria's diaries for the details. Lucy also tells the story of Victoria and Albert's courtship and engagement as she reveals how this one extraordinary event helped to invent modern marriage.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2019

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV VIC

Hardman, Robert

Summary: "On today's world stage, there is one leader who stands apart from the rest. Queen Elizabeth II has seen more of the planet and its people than any other head of state and has engaged with the world like no other monarch in modern history. Since her coronation, she has visited over 130 countries across the ever-changing globe, acting as diplomat, stateswoman, pioneer, and peace-broker. She has...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B QUEEN ELIZABETH HAR

Higgins, Charlotte

Summary: "What does Roman Britain mean to us now? How were its physical remains rediscovered and made sense of? How has it been reimagined, in story and song and verse? Sometimes on foot, sometimes in a magnificent, if not entirely reliable, VW camper van, Charlotte Higgins sets out to explore the ancient monuments of Roman Britain. She explores the land that was once Rome's northernmost territory and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Overlook Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 936 HIG

Summary: In this four-part series, Tony Robinson embarks on spectacular walks through Britain's most historic landscapes in search of the richest stories from Britain's past.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV WAL

Summary: In this four-part series, Tony Robinson embarks on spectacular walks through Britain's most historic landscapes in search of the richest stories from Britain's past.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Dreamscape Media, LLC 2017

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV WAL

Loftis, Larry

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Summary: "The extraordinary true story of Odette Sansom, the British spy who operated in occupied France and fell in love with her commanding officer during World War II--perfect for fans of Unbroken, The Boys in the Boat, and Code Girls."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ODE

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ODETTE LOF

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Palmer, Martin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HiddenSpring 2000

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 914.10 PAL

Summary: Seeking revenge for the death of his love, secret agent James Bond sets out to stop an environmentalist from taking control of a country's water supply.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2009

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE QUA

Summary: "Yes Prime Minister is a British comedy series about the wheeling and dealing of political life. Although the series is set within the British political scene, it deals with political games and clashes between politicians and the civil service that could be found almost everywhere in the world"--Http://www.yes-minister.com/introduc.htm.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2003

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV YES

Jeffrey, Gary.

Summary: Relates in graphic novel format three Viking attacks on Great Britain and places them in historic context.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Pub Co 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 948 JEF

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Summary: The War is over and a long-awaited engagement is on, but all is not tranquil at Downton Abbey as wrenching social changes, romantic intrigues, and personal crises grip the majestic English country estate for a third thrilling season. In the wake of World War I, Robert, Earl of Grantham, sticks to his duty to maintain Downton more firmly than ever.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Carnival Film & Television Limited 2013

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV DOW

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD DOW RATED NR

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Do 3

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Downton 2013