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Edward IV & Elizabeth Woodville: A True Romance

Hardback, 11/02/2016, £20.00
When Edward of York seized the English throne in 1461, he could have chosen any bride he wanted, but it was the beautiful widow, Elizabeth Wydeville, who captured his heart. A new assessment of the tumultuous life of the real White Queen and her husband

Magna Carta: The True Story Behind the Charter

Hardback, 23/04/2015, £18.99
To mark the 800th anniversary of the signing of Magna Carta, bestselling historian David Starkey explores the Magna Carta and its influence on Britain today.

King's Grave The Search for Richard III

Hardback, 03/10/2013, £20.00
The real life, death and remarkable discovery of history's most controversial monarch.

pilgrimage in medieval england

Hardback, 01/11/2000, £25.00
The pilgrims of Chaucer's "Canterbury Tales" are merely the most famous of thousands of English pilgrims, from kings and peasants, who visited the shrines of saints and the sites of miracles in the Middle Ages. This work describes the ascendancy and decline of the famous and lesser-known shrines.


Hardback, 05/10/2017, £35.00
A fresh telling of the rise and fall of the House of Medici, the family that dominated political and cultural life in Florence for three centuries.

She-apostle: The Extraordinary Life and Death of Luisa De Carvajal

Paperback, 21/04/2011, £10.99
The story of Luisa de Carvajal - an exceptional woman who became possibly the first female missionary in modern times when she left Spain for England, searching for martyrdom in the year of the Gunpowder Plot.

Lost Tudor Princess: A Life of Margaret Douglas, Countess of Lennox

Hardback, 01/10/2015, £20.00
Her mother was a queen, her father an earl, and she herself was the granddaughter, niece, cousin and grandmother of monarchs. Some thought she should be queen of England. This is the biography of a extraordinary life that spanned five Tudor reigns, a life packed with intrigue, drama and tragedy.

Edward, Prince of Wales and Aquitaine: A Biography of the Black Prince

Paperback, 20/10/1996, £19.99
`...excellent study of the prince's career. A first-class synthesis of the entire literature of this subject.' BRITISH BOOK NEWS

Life and Campaigns of the Black Prince: from contemporary letters, diaries and chronicles, including Chandos Herald's Life of the Black Prince

Paperback, 01/01/1979, £16.99
Letters, reports, campaign diaries and the chronicles of Geoffrey le Baker and Chandos Herald document the life and dazzling exploits of the legendary Black Prince.

Battle of Poitiers 1356

Paperback, 01/10/2002, £16.99

Masterpieces of European Arms and Armour in the Wallace Collection

Paperback, 01/07/2011, £30.00
The collection of arms and armour at the Wallace Collection is widely recognised as being one of the largest and most important in the UK. Consisting of around 2,500 objects, it represents both European and Oriental arms and armour.

Image of Edward the Black Prince in Georgian and Victorian England: Negotiating the Late Medieval Past

Hardback, 15/09/2017, £50.00
Studies the manifestations of Edward the Black Prince in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

Elizabeth I Renaissance Prince: A Biography

Hardback, 13/11/2014, £25.00
A definitive portrait of one of the most compelling monarchs England has ever had: Elizabeth I.

Athenais, the Real Queen of France: A Biography of Madame De Montespan

Hardback, 26/09/2002, £17.99
A detailed biography of Louis XIV's principal mistress - Athenais de Montespan (1640-1707). The greatest beauty of her day, Athenais' life was lived publicly and sensationally until accusations of witchcraft forced her from power in the "Affair of the Poisons", a mystery which remains unsolved.

William Tyndale: A Very Brief History

Hardback, 19/10/2017, £12.99
Concise historical introduction to William Tyndale and his continuing influence on the world and how we see it.

Edward: The Black Prince

Paperback, 21/02/2007, £16.99
Fourteenth-century England witnessed intense political, social, economic and religious change. Edward of Woodstock, Prince of Wales, participated in the most important events of this tumultuous age. He played a pivotal role in English, Welsh, Spanish and French political life. This title talks about this iconic but controversial figure.

Saladin: The Life, the Legend and the Islamic Empire

Hardback, 23/04/2015, £20.00
Saladin remains one of the most iconic figures of his age. This book focuses on his rise to power, his struggle to unify the warring factions of his faith, and his battles to retake Jerusalem and expel Christian influence from Arab lands. It explores the life and the enduring legacy of this champion of Islam.

White King: Charles I - Traitor, Murderer, Martyr

Hardback, 11/01/2018, £20.00
Charles I's reign is one of the most dramatic in history, yet Charles the man remains elusive. In this portrait -- informed by newly disclosed manuscripts, including letters between the king and his queen -- Leanda de Lisle uncovers a Charles I who was principled and brave, but also fatally blinkered.

Land and Family: Trends and Local Variations in the Peasant Land Market on the Winchester Bishopric Estates, 1263-1415

Paperback, 01/09/2010, £18.99
Medieval peasant families are closely identified with the land to which they had a hereditary right, especially in periods of land scarcity. This book concerns the tension between the contrasting trends in the study of village life, showing how they were affected by changes over time and place.

Bread and Ale for the Brethren: The Provisioning of Norwich Cathedral Priory, 1260-1536

Paperback, 01/09/2012, £18.99
By 1300, England and other West-European countries had undergone a significant degree of commercialisation. More and more communities, both urban and rural, depended on an efficient network of local markets to obtain the goods they needed, in particular for their food.

Short History of the Reformation

Paperback, 30/04/2018, £10.99
Martin Luther pinned his Ninety-Five Theses to the door of All Saints' Church in Wittenberg he shattered foundations of western Christendom. The Reformation of doctrine and practice that followed Luther's seismic action, and protest against sale of indulgences, fragmented the Church and overturned previously accepted certainties and priorities.

Leveller Revolution: Radical Political Organisation in England, 1640-1650

Paperback, 14/11/2017, £11.99
The gripping story of the Levellers, the radical movement at the heart of the English Revolution

Short History of the Hundred Years War

Paperback, 18/12/2017, £10.99
The conflict that swept over France from 1337 to 1453 remains the longest military struggle in history.

Exile and Religious Identity, 1500-1800

Hardback, 01/05/2014, £110.00
Exile was a central feature of society throughout the early modern world. For this reason the contributors to this volume see exile as a critical framework for analysing and understanding society at this time.

Anna of Denmark and Henrietta Maria: Virgins, Witches, and Catholic Queens

Hardback, 23/10/2017, £67.99
This book examines how early Stuart queens navigated their roles as political players and artistic patrons in a culture deeply conflicted about the legitimacy of female authority.

Lost Kings: Lancaster, York and Tudor

Hardback, 01/08/2017, £20.00
The majority of these young men died in their teens, on the brink of manhood. They represent the lost paths of history, the fascinating "what-ifs" of the houses of York and Tudor.

Red Roses: Blanche of Gaunt to Margaret Beaufort

Paperback, 02/06/2017, £12.99
The Wars of the Roses were not just fought by men on the battlefield. Behind the scenes, there were daughters, wives, mistresses, mothers and queens whose lives and influences helped shape the most dramatic of English conflicts.

In Bed with the Tudors: The Sex Lives of a Dynasty from Elizabeth of York to Elizabeth I

Paperback, 14/11/2013, £9.99
What went on behind closed doors in the Tudor Court? Comprehensive coverage of all the major Tudors: Henry VII, Elizabeth of York, Prince Arthur, Henry VIII, Catherine of Aragon, Anne Boleyn, Jane Seymour, Anne of Cleves, Catherine Howard, Catherine Parr, Henry VIII's various mistresses, Edward VI, Mary Tudor and Elizabeth I.

Richard III: The Road to Leicester

Paperback, 15/01/2014, £9.99
The perfect illustrated introduction to the life, death and recent rediscovery of Richard III

Anne Neville: Richard III's Tragic Queen

Paperback, 10/04/2014, £10.99
The real story of the 'Kingmaker's Daughter'. Published to coincide with the reburial of Richard III

Anne Boleyn: Adultery, Heresy, Desire

Hardback, 15/11/2017, £25.00
THE biography of the most alluring, important and enigmatic of Henry VIII's six wives, Anne Boleyn.

Cecily Neville: Mother of Kings

Paperback, 15/06/2015, £9.99
Discover the true story of Richard III's mother, one of her era's great survivors

Edward IV & Elizabeth Woodville: A True Romance

Paperback, 10/11/2016, £9.99
When Edward of York seized the English throne in 1461, he could have chosen any bride he wanted, but it was the beautiful widow, Elizabeth Wydeville, who captured his heart. A new assessment of the tumultuous life of the real White Queen and her husband.

Catherine of Aragon: An Intimate Life of Henry VIII's True Wife

Hardback, 15/10/2016, £25.00
A stunning new full-length biography of Queen Catherine of Aragon, Henry VIII's wife of over twenty years. The first ever written by a female historian and to concentrate on Catherine as a Tudor woman, rather than a pawn of in the dynastic power plays of men.

Catherine of Aragon: An Intimate Life of Henry VIII's True Wife

Paperback, 15/10/2017, £18.99
A stunning new full-length biography of Queen Catherine of Aragon, Henry VIII's wife of over twenty years. The first ever written by a female historian and to concentrate on Catherine as a Tudor woman, rather than a pawn of in the dynastic power plays of men.

Six Wives & Many Mistresses of Henry VIII: The Women's Stories

Paperback, 01/11/2016, £9.99
The story of the six wives of Henry VIII from the viewpoint of the women themselves.

Henry V: pocket GIANTS

Paperback, 29/11/2013, £6.99
Henry V is the best-known military hero in English history: better known than Marlborough or Wellington, or his grandfather, Edward III. He has participated in television documentaries on Henry V and Richard III as well as contributed to History Today and BBC History Magazine.

Henry VI (Routledge Historical Biographies)

Paperback, 18/05/2015, £24.99

Shaping the Nation : England 1360 - 1461

Paperback, 09/11/2006, £28.00
Draws on the research to illuminate late medieval society at its peak, from the triumphalism of Edward III in 1360 to the collapse of Lancastrian rule. This book centres on the deposition of Richard II in 1399 and the establishment of the House of Lancaster, which was in turn overthrown in the "Wars of the Roses".

Private Lives of the Tudors: Uncovering the Secrets of Britain's Greatest Dynasty

Hardback, 19/05/2016, £25.00
Tracy Borman, author of the bestselling biography of Thomas Cromwell, takes us behind the scenes to reveal the intimate secrets of the Tudor court and the private lives of Henry VIII, Anne Boleyn, Elizabeth I and more.

Women in Medieval Europe: 1200-1500

Paperback, 24/03/2016, £29.99
"First edition published 2002 by Pearson Education Limited"--Title page verso.

Royal Image: Representations of Charles I

Paperback, 20/08/2009, £30.99
This volume deals with the crisis in the representation of the monarchy that was provoked by the execution of Charles I.

England Under the Norman and Angevin Kings 1075-1225

Paperback, 08/08/2002, £35.00
This vivid and comprehensive account of the politics, religion, and culture of England in the century and a half after the Norman Conquest lays bare the patterns of everyday life and increases our understanding of a medieval society at a time when England was more closely tied to Europe than ever before.

History of the Habsburg Empire 1273-1700

Paperback, 07/03/1994, £29.99
Explores the history of the Habsburg Empire, from its origins in the mid-13th century, through its establishment and the reigns of Frederick III, Maximilian I and Charles V. This volume also examines economic developments, social change, cultural matter and the threat posed by the Turks.



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