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    1215: The Year of Magna Carta

    £11.69 £12.99
    Broad in scope and rich in detail, 1215: THE YEAR OF MAGNA CARTA is a vivid exploration of what may have been the most important year of our lives.

    1415 - Henry V's Year of Glory

    £15.29 £16.99
    Henry V is regarded as the great English hero. Lionised in his own day for his victory at Agincourt, his piety and his rigorous application of justice, he was elevated by Shakespeare into a champion of English nationalism for all future generations. But what was he really like?

    1520: The Field of the Cloth of Gold

    £17.00 £20.00
    The five hundredth anniversary of a momentous and spectacular meeting between two rival Renaissance monarchs; a failed bid for peace in Europe.

    24 Hours at Agincourt: 25 October 1415

    £13.49 £14.99
    Agincourt was an astonishing clash of arms, a pivotal moment in the Hundred Years War and the history of warfare in general. King Henry V's exhausted troops were preparing for certain defeat as they faced a far larger French army. This book takes the reader into the heart of this extraordinary feat of arms.


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    This is a short cultural history of the fox in the Middle Ages, outlining medieval views on foxes and illustrating them with text fragments and visual images.

    A Companion to Chivalry

    £76.50 £85.00
    A comprehensive study of every aspect of chivalry and chivalric culture.

    A Short History of the Normans

    £14.39 £15.99

    A Short History of the Reformation

    £13.49 £14.99

    A Time to Dance, a Time to Die: The Extraordinary Story of the Dancing Plague of 1518

    £8.09 £8.99
    The true story of Strasbourg's dancing plague.

    Aethelred the Unready (Penguin Monarchs): The Failed King

    £6.29 £6.99

    AEthelred: The Unready

    £13.49 £14.99

    After Lavinia: A Literary History of Premodern Marriage Diplomacy

    £51.30 £57.00
    In medieval and early modern Europe, marriage treaties were a perennial feature of the diplomatic landscape. In After Lavinia, John Watkins traces the history of the practice, focusing on the unusually close relationship between diplomacy and literary production in Western Europe from antiquity through the seventeenth...

    After the Black Death: Economy, society, and the law in fourteenth-century England

    £40.49 £44.99
    The Black Death was the worst pandemic in recorded history. This book presents a major reevaluation of its immediate impact and longer-term consequences in England.

    Age of Reformation: The Tudor and Stewart Realms 1485-1603

    £28.00 £35.99

    Age of Transition?: Economy and Society in England in the Later Middle Ages

    £39.59 £43.99
    Examines the transition in the economy and society of England between 1250 and 1550. This book shows that development of individual property, response to new consumption patterns, and use of credit and investment, came from the peasantry rather than the aristocracy, and reveals how England was set on course to become the 'first industrial nation'.

    Agents of Empire: Knights, Corsairs, Jesuits and Spies in the Sixteenth-Century Mediterranean World

    £15.29 £16.99
    In the second half of the sixteenth century, most of the Christian states of Western Europe were on the defensive against a Muslim superpower - the Empire of the Ottoman sultans. This title describes the paths taken through the eastern Mediterranean and its European hinterland by members of a Venetian-Albanian family.


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    The story of Agincourt, one of the most iconic battles in English history - how it was fought, how it has been remembered, and what it has come to mean

    Agincourt: Battle of the Scarred King

    £18.00 £20.00

    Agincourt: Great Battles Series

    £9.89 £10.99
    Anne Curry tells the story of Agincourt, one of the most iconic battles in English history - how it was fought, how it has been remembered, and what it has come to mean.

    Aldus Manutius: The Invention of the Publisher

    £16.16 £17.95
    A fresh reading of Aldus Manutius, perhaps the greatest figure in the history of the printed book.

    Alehouses and Good Fellowship in Early Modern England

    £22.49 £24.99
    Representing a history of drinking "from below", this book explores the role of the alehouse in seventeenth-century English society.

    Alfred the Great: pocket GIANTS

    £6.29 £6.99
    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.

    Alternative History of Britain: The War of the Roses

    £17.99 £19.99

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

    £5.85 £6.50
    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.

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