William the Conqueror (short story collection)
William the Conqueror is the sixth book in the Just William series by Richmal Crompton. It was first published in 1926. It is a book of short stories, and its name is a pun on William the Conqueror, a famous king of England.
|Media type||Print (hardback & paperback) & Audio book|
|Followed by||William the Outlaw|
- Enter the Sweep - William takes possession of a delightful pile of soot – and causes mischief.
- A Birthday Treat - The Hubert Lanites ruin William's birthday party.
- The Leopard Hunter
- William Leads a Better Life - The Outlaws are inspired to follow the example of St. Francis of Assisi, but find this more difficult than they had expected.
- William and the Lost Tourist - An American visitor to the village mistakes William for a descendant of William Shakespeare.
- The Midnight Adventure of Miss Montague - William attempts to steal his things that Miss Frame's new tenant, Miss Montague, has confiscated
- The Mysterious Stranger
- The Sunday-School Treat
- William the Philanthropist
- William the Bold Crusader - Enlivened by the curate's talk on the Crusades, William stages a "crusade" of his own against "heretics" (namely the local nonconformist Sunday-school) and worshippers of "idylls".
- The Wrong Party - The Outlaws attempt to pay back the Hubert Lanites for earlier wrongs, but their plans go awry.
- William Starts the Holidays - Despite his best intentions, William manages to wreck Robert and Ethel's Christmas party.
- Revenge Is Sweet - William's gang finally takes revenge on the Hubert Lanites.