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Trees and Timber in the Anglo-Saxon World

Paperback, 06/02/2020, £31.49
£28.34
The very first collection of essays written about the role of trees in early medieval England, bringing together established specialists and new voices to present an interdisciplinary insight into the complex relationship between the early English and their woodlands.

An Analysis of Keith Thomas's Religion and the Decline of Magic

Paperback, 04/07/2017, £6.50
£5.85
Few social historians had examined the popular religious beliefs of the 1500s at the time Thomas published Religion and the Decline of Magic in 1971. His analysis of how deeply held beliefs in witchcraft, spirits, and magic evolved during the Reformation remains one of the great works of post-war scholarship.

The Routledge History of Medieval Magic

Paperback, 30/06/2021, £39.99
£35.99

Jews in Medieval Britain: Historical, Literary and Archaeological Perspectives

Paperback, 19/07/2012, £19.99
£17.99
Accounts of specific communities and themes build to a comprehensive picture of Jews in England C11 - C13.

Christians and Jews in Angevin England: The York Massacre of 1190, Narratives and Contexts

Paperback, 21/01/2016, £19.99
£17.99
The shocking massacre of the Jews in York, 1190, is here re-examined in its historical context along with the circumstances and processes through which Christian and Jewish neighbours became enemies and victims.

Expulsion: England's Jewish Solution

Paperback, 02/02/2006, £17.99
£16.19
The story of how England's kings first courted, then persecuted, and finally expelled England's Jewish community during the Middle Ages.

Writing the Map of Anglo-Saxon England: Essays in Cultural Geography

Hardback, 04/01/2008, £35.00
£31.50
Explores how the English, in the centuries before the Norman Conquest, located themselves both literally and imaginatively in the world. This book focuses on Anglo-Saxon representations of place as revealed in a wide variety of texts in Latin and in Old English as well as in diagrams of holy sites.

The King's Jews: Money, Massacre and Exodus in Medieval England

Hardback, 07/06/2010, £50.00
£45.00
Considers the Jews of medieval England as victims of violence (notably the massacre of Shabbat haGadol when York's Jewish community perished at Clifford's Tower) and as a people apart, isolated amidst a hostile environment. This title presents a picture of a lost society which had much to contribute and yet was turned away in 1290.

England's Jewish Solution: Experiment and Expulsion, 1262-1290

Paperback, 16/05/2002, £43.99
£39.59
This is a detailed study of Jewish settlement and of seven different Jewish communities in England between 1262 and 1290, offering in addition a new consideration of the prelude to Edward I's expulsion of the Jews in 1290.

Churches of Kent

Paperback, 15/02/2022, £15.99
£14.39
A fascinating exploration of Kent's historic churches that will be of interest to all those who live in or are visiting this attractive county in England.

Basilisks and Beowulf: Monsters in the Anglo-Saxon World

Hardback, 13/09/2021, £15.95
£14.36
An engrossing study of the Anglo-Saxon obsession with fantastic, grotesque monsters.

Going to Church in Medieval England

Hardback, 09/07/2021, £20.00
£18.00
An engaging, richly illustrated account of parish churches and churchgoers in England, from the Anglo-Saxons to the mid-sixteenth century

Edward the Confessor: Last of the Royal Blood

Paperback, 01/10/2021, £12.99
£11.69
An authoritative life of Edward the Confessor, the monarch whose death sparked the invasion of 1066

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

Viking Britain: A History

Paperback, 09/08/2018, £9.99
£8.99
A new narrative history of the Viking Age, interwoven with exploration of the physical remains and landscapes that the Vikings fashioned and walked: their rune-stones and ship burials, settlements and battlefields.

Origins of the Anglo-Saxons: Decoding the Ancestry of the English

Hardback, 04/10/2018, £19.95
£17.96
Incorporating the latest information from cutting-edge DNA technology, this highly readable account sheds exciting new light on the origins and identity of the Anglo-Saxons - and the English.

Darkening Age: The Christian Destruction of the Classical World

Paperback, 12/06/2018, £9.99
£8.99
A gripping account of how the early Christians viciously attacked the art and teachings of the Classical world from a brilliant young historian

Vikings: The North Atlantic Saga

Paperback, 30/04/2000, £26.95
£24.26

Beyond the Northlands: Viking Voyages and the Old Norse Sagas

Paperback, 17/09/2018, £14.99
£13.49
A trip to the furthest edgelands of the Viking world via the drama of the Old Norse sagas - from the Arctic Circle to Constantinople, North America to Kievan Rus.

Restless Kings: Henry II, His Sons and the Wars for the Plantagenet Crown

Paperback, 06/06/2019, £9.99
£8.99
'A vivid and humane study of the Plantagenets' diabolical and devious first family - a real joy to read.' Dan Jones, author of The Plantagenets In The Restless Kings Nick Barratt presents the tumultuous struggle for supremacy between the first Plantagenet king, Henry II, and his four sons.

Castles and Landscapes: Power, Community and Fortification in Medieval England

Paperback, 01/02/2005, £35.00
£31.50
This paperback edition of a book first published in hardback in 2002 is a fascinating and provocative study which looks at castles in a new light, using the theories and methods of landscape studies.

Everyday Objects: Medieval and Early Modern Material Culture and its Meanings

Hardback, 15/09/2010, £125.00
£112.50
Deals with the objects people owned and how they used them. This title features essays which investigate the type of things that might have been considered 'everyday objects' in the medieval and early modern periods, and shows how they help us to understand the daily lives of those individuals for whom few other types of evidence survive.

Ottoman Empire, 1300-1650: The Structure of Power 3ed

Paperback, 15/01/2019, £25.99
£23.39
This highly-praised and authoritative account surveys the history of the Ottoman Empire from its obscure origins in the fourteenth century, through its rise to world-power status in the sixteenth century, to the troubled times of the seventeenth century.

Introducing the Medieval Dragon

Paperback, 15/09/2019, £11.99
£10.79
This book is an introduction written for both the scholar and the interested lay reader. It presents a fascinating topic - the medieval dragon - in an accessible and lucid manner that educates, entertains, and enthrals - exactly as medieval dragons themselves did.

Emergence of the English

Paperback, 30/04/2019, £16.95
£15.26

Poor Relief and Community in Hadleigh, Suffolk 1547-1600

Paperback, 01/09/2013, £18.99
£17.09
At the cutting edge of new social and demographic history, this book provides a detailed picture of the most comprehensive system of poor relief operated by any Elizabethan town. Well before the Poor Laws of 1598 and 1601, Hadleigh, Suffolk, offered a complex array of assistance to many of its residents who could not provide for themselves.

Idea of the Castle in Medieval England

Paperback, 16/07/2015, £19.99
£17.99
A new way of looking at the medieval castle - as a cultural reflection of the society that produced it, seen through art and literature.

Charles I

Paperback, 01/10/2019, £34.99
£31.49
"Charles I provides a detailed overview of Charles Stuart, placing his reign firmly within the wider context of this turbulent period and examining the nature of one of the most complex monarchs in British history."--
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