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How to Survive in Medieval England

Paperback, 30/06/2021, £14.99
£13.49
Fun and informative guide for the historical traveller, finding themselves living in Medieval England.

Archbishop Pole

Paperback, 30/06/2021, £36.99
£33.29

Medieval Adaptation, Settlement and Economy of a Coastal Wetland: The Evidence from Around Lydd, Romney Marsh, Kent

Hardback, 08/10/2008, £30.00
£27.00
Romney Marsh is the largest coastal lowland on the south coast of England. Since 1991 excavations in advance of gravel extraction around Lydd on Romney Marsh, have uncovered large areas of medieval landscape, one of the largest to be exposed in southern England.

Engaging With Nature: Essays on the Natural World in Medieval and Early Modern Europe

Paperback, 30/06/2008, £22.99
£20.69
A collection of essays which provide insights into such topics as concepts of animal/human relationships; environmental and ecological history; medieval hunting; early modern collections of natural objects; the relationship of religion and nature; and the rise of science.

Death and Memory in Early Medieval Britain

Paperback, 01/04/2010, £20.99
£18.89
An innovative application of theories of memory and material culture to an early historic society, this 2006 book uses the early medieval cemetery in Britain between 400-1100 AD as a rich and complex data set, addressing the commemorative functions of funerary ritual using archaeological remains as its evidence base.

Early Medieval Britain, c. 500-1000

Paperback, 15/07/2021, £22.99
£20.69
Blending narrative with clear explanations of key events and sources, this undergraduate textbook deconstructs the early history of Britain within an accessible framework. Extensive primary sources encourage students to interrogate and debate a dynamic era which saw deep change in culture, language politics, religion and social structure.

Medieval Affect, Feeling, and Emotion

Paperback, 18/03/2021, £22.99
£20.69
This collection conducts an intersectional investigation of affects, feelings, and emotions in non-religious late Middle English literatures. From Geoffrey Chaucer to Gavin Douglas, eight chapters by leading scholars examine the coexistence of emotion and affect in Late Medieval representations of feeling.

First Book of Fashion

Paperback, 11/03/2021, £29.99
£26.99

River Kings: A New History of Vikings from Scandinavia to the Silk Roads

Hardback, 18/02/2021, £25.00
£22.50
'Astonishing and compelling' Bernard Cornwell 'Replete with witches, human sacrifice, Greek fire and funeral orgies... one of the most thrilling works of archaeological detective work I have ever read' William Dalrymple, FT

King John: Treachery, Tyranny and the Road to Magna Carta

Paperback, 07/01/2016, £10.99
£9.89
The brilliantly compelling new biography of the treacherous and tyrannical King John, published to coincide with the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta. John's rejection of the charter led to civil war and foreign invasion, bringing his life to a disastrous close.

In God's Path: The Arab Conquests and the Creation of an Islamic Empire

Paperback, 22/06/2017, £12.99
£11.69
A groundbreaking work that delivers a fresh account of the Arab conquests, incorporating the latest research in Late Antique history.

Domesday: Book of Judgement

Hardback, 21/08/2014, £49.49
£44.54
Harvey studies the aims of the makers of the unique Domesday survey, and how far these were realised in the data produced, placing them in their administrative context, and pointing to immediate political repercussions in the following reign. She also examines the connotations and import of Domesday's mesmeric name.

Robert 'Curthose', Duke of Normandy (c. 1050-1134)

Paperback, 19/05/2011, £19.99
£17.99
The acclaimed biography of the eldest son of William the Conqueror, whose failure to secure the kingdom of England has overshadowed his role in capturing Jerusalem during the First Crusade.

Making of English Law: King Alfred to the Twelfth Century: v. 1: Legislation and Its Limits

Paperback, 02/04/2001, £44.75
£40.28
* Definitive collection of source material on the origins of English law. * Provides in--depth and authoritative commentary and interpretation. * Offers comprehensive scholarly apparatus for ease of study and reference. .

Latin Cartulary of Godstow Abbey

Hardback, 10/04/2014, £110.00
£99.00
This medieval record book was compiled in the early 15th century by the nuns of Godstow Abbey near Oxford. Although the records are mainly in Latin, this edition summarises and indexes them in English. The introduction provides new information about the abbey, sheds light on women's literacy, and social relations in the diocese of Lincoln.

Law and Order in Anglo-Saxon England

Hardback, 16/02/2017, £88.00
£79.20
The only modern book-length account of Anglo-Saxon legal culture and practice, from the pre-Christian laws of Aethelberht of Kent (c. 600) up to the Norman conquest of 1066, charting the development of kings' involvement in law, in terms both of their authority to legislate and their ability to influence local practice.

Discovering William of Malmesbury

Hardback, 21/04/2017, £70.00
£63.00
A fresh look at William of Malmesbury which not only demonstrates his real greatness as a historian and his European vision, but also the breadth of his learning across a number of other disciplines.

Warrior Churchmen of Medieval England, 1000-1250: Theory and Reality

Hardback, 22/11/2016, £60.00
£54.00
An examination of the actions of clerics in warfare in the eleventh and twelfth centuries, looking at the difference between their actions and prescriptions for behavior.

Reframing the Feudal Revolution: Political and Social Transformation between Marne and Moselle, c.800-c.1100

Hardback, 16/05/2013, £80.99
£72.89
This book revisits the idea of a 'Feudal Revolution' in Europe between 800 and 1100, examining the causes of profound socio-economic change.

Early Yorkshire Charters: Volume 4, the Honour of Richmond, Part I

Paperback, 28/02/2013, £21.99
£19.79
Published in thirteen volumes (1914-65), this extensive and highly regarded series contains charters and deeds from pre-thirteenth-century Yorkshire.

Early Yorkshire Charters: Volume 5, the Honour of Richmond, Part II

Paperback, 28/02/2013, £35.99
£32.39
Published in thirteen volumes (1914-65), this extensive and highly regarded series contains charters and deeds from pre-thirteenth-century Yorkshire.

Early Yorkshire Charters: Volume 6, the Paynel Fee

Paperback, 28/02/2013, £27.99
£25.19
Published in thirteen volumes (1914-65), this extensive and highly regarded series contains charters and deeds from pre-thirteenth-century Yorkshire.

Early Yorkshire Charters: Volume 7, the Honour of Skipton

Paperback, 28/02/2013, £30.99
£27.89
Published in thirteen volumes (1914-65), this extensive and highly regarded series contains charters and deeds from pre-thirteenth-century Yorkshire.

Early Yorkshire Charters: Volume 8, the Honour of Warenne

Paperback, 28/02/2013, £27.99
£25.19
Published in thirteen volumes (1914-65), this extensive and highly regarded series contains charters and deeds from pre-thirteenth-century Yorkshire.

Early Yorkshire Charters: Volume 9, the Stuteville Fee

Paperback, 28/02/2013, £26.99
£24.29
Published in thirteen volumes (1914-65), this extensive and highly regarded series contains charters and deeds from pre-thirteenth-century Yorkshire.

Early Yorkshire Charters: Volume 10, the Trussebut Fee, with Some Charters of the Ros Fee

Paperback, 28/02/2013, £21.99
£19.79
Published in thirteen volumes (1914-65), this extensive and highly regarded series contains charters and deeds from pre-thirteenth-century Yorkshire.

Viking Diaspora

Paperback, 08/06/2015, £38.99
£35.09

Foundation: The History of England: Volume 1

Paperback, 01/03/2012, £14.99
£13.49
The first volume in Peter Ackroyd's stunning new six-part history of England, taking us from Stonehenge to the death of Henry VII

Medieval Europe: From the Breakup of the Western Roman Empire to the Reformation

Paperback, 01/08/2017, £10.99
£9.89
A spirited and thought-provoking history of the vast changes that transformed Europe during the 1,000-year span of the Middle Ages

Richard III

Paperback, 15/02/2013, £9.99
£8.99
The only biography to reveal that the bones found in Leicester carpark ARE Richard III's. The DNA tests of the bones found in a Leicester car park reveal that they DO belong to Richard III beyond all reasonable doubt. These findings were announced at a press conference on February 4th and broadcast on the same day in a documentary on Channel 4.

AEthelred: The Unready

Paperback, 01/08/2017, £14.99
£13.49

Cnut (Penguin Monarchs): The North Sea King

Hardback, 07/12/2017, £12.99
£11.69

Two Cities: Medieval Europe 1050-1320 2ed

Paperback, 08/04/2004, £36.99
£33.29
For this new edition, Malcolm Barber has revised each chapter, taking into account the historiography of the past decade and bringing the text up to date.

Aelfred's Britain: War and Peace in the Viking Age

Hardback, 02/11/2017, £25.00
£22.50
A history of the peoples of Britain, in the century and a half between the first Viking raids and the expulsion of the Vikings from York in 954.

Trees in the Religions of Early Medieval England

Paperback, 15/06/2018, £60.00
£54.00
the abundance of vegetative symbolism found in the Christian tradition. Drawing on sources from archaeology and written texts, th

John Owen and English Puritanism: Experiences of Defeat

Paperback, 01/11/2017, £27.99
£25.19
John Owen was a leading theologian in 17th-century England. Through his association with Oliver Cromwell in particular, he exercised considerable influence on central government, and became the premier religious statesman of the Interregnum.

Tudor Books and Readers: Materiality and the Construction of Meaning

Paperback, 09/10/2012, £33.99
£30.59
These essays by expert historians of the book exploring all aspects of Tudor book culture.

Magna Carta: The Making and Legacy of the Great Charter

Paperback, 14/12/2017, £9.99
£8.99
A beautifully produced account of the signing, impact and legacy of Magna Carta, a document that became one the most influential statements in the history of democracy.

Making Medieval Manuscripts

Paperback, 06/10/2017, £14.99
£13.49
Based mainly on examples in the Bodleian Library, this lavishly illustrated account tells the story of manuscript production from the early Middle Ages to the high Renaissance. Each stage of production is described, from the preparation of the parchment, pens, paints and inks to the writing of the scripts and the illumination of the manuscript.

King Arthur: pocket GIANTS

Paperback, 02/03/2015, £6.99
£6.29
Because an understanding of Arthur and all the different things he has meant to scores of generations up to the present is fundamental to our understanding of our own past, our understanding of ourselves and the ways in which we can benefit from history.

 

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