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Biblical Scholarship in an Age of Controversy: The Polemical World of Hugh Broughton (1549-1612)

Hardback, 00/10/2021, £70.00
Explores the role of the English theological scholar Hugh Broughton (1549-1612) in the development of biblical criticism in the early modern period, and illustrates the contribution that laypeople and 'average believers' made to religious and cultural change, shifting critical attention away from the clerical and academic elites.

Renaissance Reform of the Book and Britain: The English Quattrocento

Paperback, 18/03/2021, £21.99
The definitive study of humanist script in England before 1509, this book also provides an important re-interpretation of the success of Renaissance humanism. It introduces a range of Dutch, German, English and Scottish scribes in demonstrating humanism's cosmopolitanism.

Petitions and Strategies of Persuasion in the Middle Ages: The English Crown and the Church, c.1200-c.1550

Hardback, 21/12/2018, £65.00
An important new contribution to the emerging field of late medieval supplicatory cultures.

Cecily Duchess of York

Paperback, 24/01/2019, £31.99

Last Medieval Queens: English Queenship 1445-1503

Hardback, 12/02/2004, £41.99
What sort of woman was chosen to be queen? This book sets out to answer important questions about the nature and role of queenship in the last years of medieval England. It considers what it meant to be a queen during these turbulent times, and examines the ways in which these women interpreted their roles.

Houses and Society in Norwich, 1350-1660: Urban Buildings in an Age of Transition

Hardback, 16/10/2020, £40.00
First full archaeological study of the urban environment of Norwich when its power was at its height.

Decline of Serfdom in Late Medieval England: From Bondage to Freedom

Paperback, 16/06/2016, £25.00
An exciting, fresh look at one of the most important questions of medieval scholarship - the decline of serfdom and its implications.

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

Hardback, 11/02/2021, £38.99
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.

English Manor C.1200-C.1500

Paperback, 27/06/2002, £15.99
This book provides a comprehensive introduction and essential guide to one of the most important institutions in medieval England and to its substantial archive. This is the first book to offer a detailed explanation of the form, structure and evolution of the manor and its records. -- .

Henry VIII and the men who made him: The secret history behind the Tudor throne

Paperback, 22/08/2019, £12.99
Tracy Borman, author of the bestselling biography Thomas Cromwell, takes us behind the scenes of Henry VIII's court and sheds new light on the most notorious Tudor monarch through the fresh perspective of his male relationships.

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

Paperback, 09/03/2017, £12.99
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.

Queens Regnant

Hardback, 01/06/2012, £20.00

Elizabeth Stuart, Queen of Hearts

Hardback, 09/12/2021, £20.00
Elizabeth Stuart is one the most misrepresented - and underestimated - figures of the seventeenth century. This biography reveals the impact that she had on both England and Europe.

Tudor Roses: From Margaret Beaufort to Elizabeth I

Hardback, 15/02/2022, £25.00
The first ever comprehensive history of the queens, princesses and ladies of the Tudor family. Always more than mere foils of men, these Tudor women are fascinating in their own right.

Towton 1461: The Anatomy of a Battle

Paperback, 24/02/2022, £14.99
The definitive account of this medieval battle

The Red Prince: The Life of John of Gaunt, the Duke of Lancaster

Paperback, 10/02/2022, £10.99
War, revolution and love - dazzling medieval history from a rising star

Canterbury: A history since 1500: the story of a city and its people

Paperback, 14/10/2022, £19.99
This informative and entertaining book explores 500 often overlooked years in the life of the city of Canterbury, including its development, its industries, military connexions, and leisure activities, and its rebuilding after devastation by German bombers in the Second World War.

Defending the Faith: John Jewel and the Elizabethan Church

Paperback, 15/06/2022, £43.95
Brings together scholars from several disciplines in Reformation studies to examine the life, work, and enduring significance of John Jewel, bishop of Salisbury from 1560 to 1571.

Oliver Cromwell: God's Warrior and the English Revolution

Paperback, 01/09/2010, £29.99
The first new biography of Oliver Cromwell in several years, this rounded account does equal justice to his public and private life, to his political career, his military abilities and his passionate religiosity.

Clothing Culture, 1350-1650

Paperback, 09/09/2016, £51.99

The Routledge Handbook of Material Culture in Early Modern Europe

Paperback, 30/06/2021, £38.99
The Routledge Handbook of Material Culture in Early Modern Europe offers a comprehensive multi-disciplinary examination of current research in the field and presents a detailed yet wide-ranging consideration of the breadth and scope of research on material culture in the early modern period. It brings together essays from specialists fr

The Lost Kings: Lancaster, York and Tudor

Paperback, 22/08/2019, £14.99
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.

1520: The Field of the Cloth of Gold

Hardback, 15/07/2020, £20.00
The five hundredth anniversary of a momentous and spectacular meeting between two rival Renaissance monarchs; a failed bid for peace in Europe.

Henry VI and Margaret of Anjou: A Marriage of Unequals

Hardback, 10/09/2018, £19.99
The defeated Lancastrian monarchs of War of the Roses, Henry VI and Margaret of Anjou's reign witnessed soaring highs and desolate losses. Never before considered in a dual biography, Amy Licence explores the stark differences in their unlikely alliance, reign and legacy.

The Case of Mistress Mary Hampson: Her Story of Marital Abuse and Defiance in Seventeenth-Century England

Paperback, 29/01/2014, £18.99
This book, which features the autobiographical narrative of Mistress Mary Hampson, a 17th-century woman in an abusive and violent marriage, reconstructs the events in and around this harrowing tale and rescues a compelling and complicated voice from the past.

Origins of the Scottish Reformation

Paperback, 01/06/2010, £18.99
This is the first synthetic narrative of the origins of the Scottish Reformation of 1560; the narrative covers the period 1525-60. It brings together religious history with the political history of Mary, Queen of Scots' reign, paying particular attention to the role of warfare and violence. It is aimed principally at students and general readers

Early Tudor Government, 1485-1558

Paperback, 10/05/1995, £32.99
This marvellous new book sets the developments in the government of England under the early Tudors in the context of recent work on the fifteenth century and on continental Europe.

The Court as a Stage: England and the Low Countries in the Later Middle Ages

Hardback, 01/02/2006, £65.00
European and English courtly culture and history reappraised through the prism of the court as theatre.

The English People at War in the Age of Henry VIII

Paperback, 23/04/2020, £19.99
War should be recognised as one of the defining features of life in the England of Henry VIII. Henry fought many wars throughout his reign, and this book explores how this came to dominate English culture and shape attitudes to the king and to national history, with people talking and reading about war, and spending money on weaponry and defence.

Memory, History, and Autobiography in Early Modern Towns in East and West

Hardback, 05/08/2015, £41.99
Between the sixteenth and the nineteenth centuries, in both Western Europe and East Asia, towns and cities helped to shape the individual consciousness, against the background of a more traditional society in which collective values remained strong.

The Dead and the Living in Paris and London, 1500-1670

Paperback, 15/02/2007, £40.99
This 2002 book is an exploration in social history, showing how the practices surrounding death and burial can illumine urban culture and experience. Vanessa Harding focuses on the crowded and turbulent worlds of early modern London and Paris, and makes rich use of contemporary documentation to compare and contrast their experience of dealing with the dead.

Prelate as Pastor: The Episcopate of James I

Hardback, 30/08/1990, £69.00
This study of the 66 bishops of James I, with analysis of the early 17th-century episcopate, reveals much about the Jacobean church, the doctrinal division of the period and the origins of Laudian government in the 1630s, hence offering a new perspective on early Stuart religious history.

Visitation Articles and Injunctions of the Early Stuart Church: I. 1603-25

Hardback, 01/03/1994, £60.00
`An invaluable source for ecclesiastical history... promises to be a highly important record series.' ENGLISH HISTORICAL REVIEW

Visitation Articles and Injunctions of the Early Stuart Church: II. 1625-1642

Hardback, 02/04/1998, £60.00
Texts expressing concerns and priorities of the church during the reign of Charles I.

England's Other Countrymen: Black Tudor Society

Paperback, 14/07/2022, £19.99

Her Own Life: Autobiographical Writings by Seventeenth-Century Englishwomen

Paperback, 05/10/1989, £28.99
This collection contains substantial extracts from the work of twelve seventeenth-century women from different walks of life, writing in a variety of forms covering an enormous range of topics including violence, travel, children and God.

Domestic Life and Domestic Tragedy in Early Modern England: The Material Life of the Household

Hardback, 30/10/2006, £80.00
This book considers a range of printed and documentary evidence, the majority previously unpublished, for the way ordinary individuals thought about their houses and households; and it then explores how writers of domestic tragedies engaged those attitudes to shape their representations of domesticity. -- .

Practices of Ephemera in Early Modern England

Hardback, 03/02/2023, £120.00
This collection is the first to historicise the term ephemera and its meanings for early modern England and considers its relationship to time, matter, and place. It asks: how do we conceive of ephemera in a period before it was routinely employed (from the eighteenth century) to describe ostensibly disposable print?

Unbelievers: An Emotional History of Doubt

Paperback, 18/02/2021, £9.99
Why have Western societies that were once overwhelmingly Christian become so secular? Looking to the feelings and faith of ordinary people, the award-winning author of Protestants Alec Ryrie offers a bold new history of atheism.

The Families of Eleanor of Aquitaine: A Female Network of Power in the Middle Ages

Hardback, 16/02/2023, £20.00
An engaging account of the lives and careers of Eleanor of Aquitaine's daughters and daughters-in-law

The Kingmaker's Sisters: Six Powerful Women in the Wars of the Roses

Paperback, 02/02/2023, £12.99
A history of the Wars of the Roses from the perspective of the women behind some of the key participants
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