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Medici

Hardback, 05/10/2017, £35.00
£31.50
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.

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

Paperback, 20/10/1996, £19.99
£16.00
`...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
£15.00
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
£15.29

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

Hardback, 15/09/2017, £50.00
£30.00
Studies the manifestations of Edward the Black Prince in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

William Tyndale: A Very Brief History

Hardback, 19/10/2017, £12.99
£11.69
Concise historical introduction to William Tyndale and his continuing influence on the world and how we see it.

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
£17.09
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
£17.09
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, £14.99
£10.00
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
£10.79
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, £14.99
£13.49
The conflict that swept over France from 1337 to 1453 remains the longest military struggle in history.

After Lavinia: A Literary History of Premodern Marriage Diplomacy

Hardback, 09/05/2017, £52.00
£46.80
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...

Exile and Religious Identity, 1500-1800

Hardback, 01/05/2014, £120.00
£108.00
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, £74.99
£67.49
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
£18.00
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
£11.69
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
£8.99
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
£8.99
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
£9.89
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
£22.50
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
£8.00
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
£8.99
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
£22.50
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
£17.09
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, £10.99
£9.89
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
£6.29
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.

King John: Treachery, Tyranny and the Road to Magna Carta

Paperback, 07/01/2016, £8.99
£8.09
The brilliantly compelling new biography of the treacherous and tyrannical King John, published to coincide with the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta. John's rejection of the charter led to civil war and foreign invasion, bringing his life to a disastrous close.

King John: England, Magna Carta and the Making of a Tyrant

Paperback, 28/01/2016, £9.99
£8.99
A definitive new life of King John

Bigod Earls of Norfolk in the Thirteenth Century

Paperback, 19/03/2015, £17.99
£16.19
Study of one of the most influential aristocratic families of medieval England.

King Stephen's Reign (1135-1154)

Hardback, 20/03/2008, £60.00
£40.00
Expert coverage and new assessments of the reign of King Stephen, set in social, political and European context.

Edward VI (Penguin Monarchs): The Last Boy King

Hardback, 04/12/2014, £10.99
£9.89
Edward VI, the only son of Henry VIII, became king at the age of nine and died wholly unexpectedly at the age of fifteen. This book gives full play to the murky, sinister nature of Edward's reign, and also an account of a boy learning to rule, learning to enjoy his growing power and to come out of the shadows of the great aristocrats around him.

Henry II (Penguin Monarchs): A Prince Among Princes

Hardback, 30/04/2015, £10.99
£9.89
One of the most dynamic, restless and clever men ever to rule England, Henry II (1154-89) was brought down both by his relationship with his archbishop Thomas Becket and his arguments with his sons, most importantly the future Richard I and King John. This account shows why Henry II left such a compelling impression on his contemporaries.

Mills in the Medieval Economy: England 1300-1540

Hardback, 01/07/2004, £192.50
£173.25
This book examines the evolution of mills - whether powered by water, wind, animals or humans - during an important era of English history. It focuses not only on the structures themselves, but also on the people who acted as entrepreneurs, workers, and customers for the industry. Together they created one of the most recognizable and enduring features of medieval society.

English Wool Trade in the Middle Ages

Paperback, 07/07/2005, £37.99
£34.19
This book is the first comprehensive account of the wool trade through the whole of the medieval period.

English Wool Market, c.1230-1327

Paperback, 17/02/2011, £32.99
£29.69
A study of the importance of the wool market in England during the Middle Ages.

Henry: Model of a Tyrant

Hardback, 21/09/2017, £25.00
£22.50
How and why did Henry VIII turn from a glamorous Renaissance prince into this country's greatest tyrant? David Starkey's magesterial concluding biography, published to coincide with the 500th anniversary of Henry's accession to the throne, tells this remarkable, bloodthirsty story.

Intellectual Culture of Puritan Women, 1558-1680

Paperback, 01/01/2011, £24.99
£22.49
This collection of essays by leading scholars in the field reveals the major contribution of puritan women to the intellectual culture of the early modern period. It demonstrates that women's roles within puritan and broader communities encompassed translating and disseminating key texts, producing an impressive body of original writing.

Thomas Cromwell: A Life

Hardback, 27/09/2018, £30.00
£27.00

Mary Queen of Scots

Paperback, 06/12/2018, £12.99
£11.69

Charitable Hatred: Tolerance and Intolerance in England, 1500-1700

Paperback, 16/09/2008, £18.99
£17.09
Charitable Hatred presents a challenging new perspective on religious tolerance and intolerance in early modern England. Instead of charting a path of linear progress from persecution to toleration, it emphasises the complex interplay between these two impulses throughout the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. -- .

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

Paperback, 15/09/2015, £14.99
£13.49
The story of the six wives of Henry VIII from the viewpoint of the women themselves

Anne Boleyn: Adultery, Heresy, Desire

Paperback, 15/10/2018, £18.99
£17.09
THE biography of the most alluring, important and enigmatic of Henry VIII's six wives - Anne Boleyn.

Six Tudor Queens: Jane Seymour, The Haunted Queen: Six Tudor Queens 3

Paperback, 08/01/2019, £7.99
£7.19
The third stunning novel in the Six Tudor Queens series by foremost and beloved historian Alison Weir

Black Tudors: The Untold Story

Hardback, 05/10/2017, £18.99
£17.09
A transformative history - in Tudor times there were Africans living and working in Britain, and they were free

 

 

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