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Born Out of Wenlock – William Penny Brookes and the British origins of the modern Olympics

Born Out of Wenlock  William Penny Brookes and the British origins of the modern Olympics

A fascinating book which looks at the story of the Wenlock Olympian Games and the Victorian philanthropist, William Penny Brookes, who organised them. Although these games were held in Much Wenlock, a small town in Shropshire, they proved the inspiration which led to the formation of the modern Olympic games. Published in 2011.
Size: 156mm x 234mm – 192 pages.


Softback Price: 12.99