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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, £35.00
£31.50
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.

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

Paperback, 02/04/2001, £42.99
£38.69
* 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. .

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.

Latin Cartulary of Godstow Abbey

Hardback, 10/04/2014, £100.00
£90.00
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, £75.00
£67.50
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.

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

Hardback, 16/05/2013, £72.00
£64.80
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, £29.99
£26.99
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, £25.99
£23.39
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 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.

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.

Viking Diaspora

Paperback, 08/06/2015, £25.99
£23.39

Foundation: The History of England: Volume 1

Paperback, 01/03/2012, £9.99
£8.99
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

AEthelred: The Unready

Paperback, 01/08/2017, £14.99
£13.49

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

Paperback, 01/10/2004, £14.99
£13.49
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.

Queens of the Conquest

Hardback, 28/09/2017, £20.00
£18.00
The story of England's medieval queens is vivid and stirring, packed with tragedy, high drama and even comedy. In the first volume of this epic new series, Alison Weir strips away centuries of romantic mythology and prejudice to reveal the lives of England's queens in the century after the Norman Conquest.

Two Cities: Medieval Europe 1050-1320 2ed

Paperback, 08/04/2004, £28.99
£26.09
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.

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

Paperback, 10/01/2000, £35.99
£32.39
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.

Chaucer's People: Everyday Lives in Medieval England

Hardback, 05/10/2017, £25.00
£22.50
A fascinating exploration of the Middle Ages through the lives of Geoffrey Chaucer's pilgrims in The Canterbury Tales.

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.

Early Medieval Ireland, AD 400-AD 1200

7, 13/12/1995, £19.99
£17.99
From the coming of Christianity to the Norman Conquest and settlement, this survey covers the early history of Ireland. Within a broad political framework, the author explores the nature of Irish society and culture, the role of the Church and relations with Britain.

Trees in the Religions of Early Medieval England

Paperback, 15/06/2018, £19.99
£17.99
the abundance of vegetative symbolism found in the Christian tradition. Drawing on sources from archaeology and written texts, th

Viking Britain: An Exploration

Hardback, 21/08/2017, £25.00
£17.50
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.

John Owen and English Puritanism: Experiences of Defeat

Paperback, 01/11/2017, £22.99
£20.69
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, £30.99
£27.89
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.

Viking Age: A Reader

Paperback, 22/09/2014, £32.95
£29.66
In assembling, translating, and arranging over a hundred primary source readings, Somerville and McDonald successfully illuminate the Vikings and their world for twenty-first-century students and instructors.

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.

Alfred the Great: pocket GIANTS

Paperback, 01/06/2015, £6.99
£6.29
He is the first Englishman for whom a biography survives so that we know more about Alfred and his ideals than we do for most people who lived over a thousand years ago.A slightly longer answer would say that things are a bit more complicated, and that one reason Alfred seems to be so `great' was that he made sure we were told that he was.

London in the Later Middle Ages: Government and People 1200-1500

Paperback, 07/07/2005, £58.00
£52.20
Presents an account of the evolution of the government of London from the tempestuous days of the Commune in the late twelfth century to the calmer waters of Tudor England. This book shows how the elected rulers of London developed ways of dealing with both demanding monarchs and quarrelsome city inhabitants.

Roman Watermills and Settlement at Ickham, Kent

Hardback, 30/05/2010, £40.00
£36.00
This is the account of 'rescue' excavations undertaken during gravel quarrying between 1972 and 1974 at Ickham on the Little Stour river in Kent.

Prehistoric and Anglo-Saxon Discoveries on the East Kent Chalklands

Paperback, 31/03/2014, £15.00
£13.50
This latest volume in Canterbury Archaeological Trust's Occasional Paper series describes discoveries along the route of the Whitfield-Eastry by-pass. An extensive programme of fieldwalking and evaluation investigated a number of sites: two sites were subject to full excavation.

Highstead, near Chislet, Kent

Hardback, 01/12/2007, £25.00
£22.50
In the Foreword, Barry Cunliffe writes: "The publication of the excavation of the multi-period settlement site at Highstead near Chislet is a matter for celebration. Highstead, with its long sequence of occupation spanning the first millennium B.C. and early first millennium A.D.

 

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