Dickens also published the work in book form in three volumes:
- Volume One, published on December 20, 1851, entitled England from the Ancient Times, to the Death of King John.
- Volume Two, published on December 25, 1852, entitled England from the Reign of Henry the Third, to the Reign of Richard the Third.
- Volume Three, published on December 24, 1853, entitled England from the Reign of Henry the Seventh to the Revolution of 1688.
Some became Crusaders for the love of change; some, in the hope of plunder; some, because they had nothing to do at home; some, because they did what the priests told them; some, because they liked to see foreign countries.
Chapter 9. England under William II of England.