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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, £120.00
£108.00
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.

King and Emperor: A New Life of Charlemagne

Hardback, 25/07/2019, £30.00
£27.00

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

Paperback, 15/01/2019, £24.99
£22.49
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.

Political Bible in Early Modern England

Paperback, 26/03/2020, £24.99
£22.49
This illuminating new study considers the Bible as a political document in seventeenth-century England, revealing how the religious text provided a key language of political debate and played a critical role in shaping early modern political thinking.

Trees in the Religions of Early Medieval England

Paperback, 08/06/2018, £19.99
£17.99
Drawing on sources from archaeology and written texts, the author brings out the full significance of trees in both pagan and Christian Anglo-Saxon religion.

Streams of Gold, Rivers of Blood: The Rise and Fall of Byzantine, 955 A.D. to the First Crusade

Paperback, 15/09/2019, £18.99
£17.09
A long overdue and thrillingly paced narrative of one of the most dramatic periods in Medieval history, Streams of Gold, Rivers of Blood provides an engaging chronicle of the various imperial upheavals, from the conquests of Basil to the collapse of Constantinople, concluding with the First Crusade.

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

Simon de Montfort

Paperback, 20/06/1996, £38.99
£35.09
A new account of one of the most famous men of the English middle ages: Simon de Montfort.

Churches: An Architectural Guide

Paperback, 02/02/2018, £10.99
£9.89

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, £46.99
£42.29
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, £83.00
£74.70
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, £79.99
£71.99
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, £27.99
£25.19

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

PILGRIMAGE

Hardback, 23/02/2006, £20.00
£4.99
Relates the stories of medieval Christian pilgrimage during the 500 years of its peak between 1066 and 1536. This book recounts tales of armed expeditions such as the Albigensian Crusade and the Pilgrimage of Grace. It considers pilgrimage's literary and allegorical manifestations via Sir John Mandeville and John Bunyan.

MAKING OF EUROPE: CONQUEST, COLONIZATION AND CULTURAL CHANGE 950 - 1350

Paperback, 29/09/1994, £12.99
£11.69
A wave of internal conquest, settlement and economic growth in Europe during High Middle Ages transformed it from a world of small separate communities into a network of powerful kingdoms. This book shows how Europe was itself a product of colonization, as much as it was later a colonizer, and what this did to shape the continent and the world.

Tradescants' Orchard: The Mystery of a Seventeenth-Century Painted Fruit Book

Hardback, 26/04/2013, £30.00
£27.00
A stunning, full-colour facsimile, this beautiful and fascinating book explores the mystery of why and how these beguiling watercolours came to be commissioned and made.

Strange Blooms

Paperback, 14/06/2007, £14.99
£13.49
Now in paperback, this 'wonderful book' (Jane Stevenson, Daily Telegraph) describes the remarkable lives and times of the John Tradescants, father and son, immortalized in Philippa Gregory's bestselling novels Earthly Joys and Virgin Earth.

Medieval View of the Cosmos: Picturing the Universe in the Christian and Islamic Middle Ages

Paperback, 01/10/2004, £14.95
£13.46
A superb, beautifully illustrated introduction to the world-view shared by medieval Islamic and Christian societies, which agreed on a remarkably wide range of issues.

Europe in the Central Middle Ages: 962-1154 3ed

Paperback, 10/01/2000, £41.99
£37.79
An introduction which explores the emergence of the distinctive character of medievel Europe from 962-1154. The text covers key themes including the reform and revival of the Papcy, the heyday of the medieval Empire, the rise of the Normans and the early Crusades.

Two Cities: Medieval Europe 1050-1320 2ed

Paperback, 08/04/2004, £34.99
£31.49
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.
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