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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

Black Tudors: The Untold Story

Paperback, 06/09/2018, £9.99
£8.99
A transformative history - in Tudor times there were Africans living and working in Britain, and they were free

Dynastic Politics and the British Reformations, 1558-1630

Hardback, 20/12/2018, £35.00
£31.50
During the later sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries, it was usual to consolidate power through lines of royal succession and marriage into other royal and princely families. Michael Questier shows that while this secured political power, it also caused a lot of religious upheaval in this period of already-fraught western Christendom.

Order and Disorder in Early Modern England

Paperback, 04/06/1987, £32.99
£29.69
This book attempts both to take stock of directions in the field and to suggest alternative perspectives on some central aspects of the period.

Henry VI (Routledge Historical Biographies)

Paperback, 18/05/2015, £31.99
£28.79

Shaping the Nation : England 1360 - 1461

Paperback, 09/11/2006, £40.99
£36.89
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".

Women in Medieval Europe: 1200-1500

Paperback, 24/03/2016, £33.99
£30.59
"First edition published 2002 by Pearson Education Limited"--Title page verso.

History of the Habsburg Empire 1273-1700

Paperback, 07/03/1994, £53.99
£48.59
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.

Royal Image: Representations of Charles I

Paperback, 20/08/2009, £31.99
£28.79
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, £40.99
£36.89
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.

Social History of England 1200-1500

7, 10/08/2006, £32.99
£29.69
A comprehensive introduction to English society in the later Middle Ages.

Paston Letters

Paperback, 11/12/2008, £8.99
£8.09

Woodvilles: The Wars of the Roses and England's Most Infamous Family

Paperback, 02/03/2015, £9.99
£8.99
In 1464, the most eligible bachelor in England, Edward IV, stunned the nation by revealing his secret marriage to Elizabeth Woodville, a beautiful, impoverished widow whose father and brother Edward himself had once ridiculed as upstarts.

Later Medieval Kent, 1220-1540

Hardback, 18/11/2010, £50.00
£45.00
A comprehensive investigation into Kent in the later middle ages, from its agriculture to religious houses, from ship-building to the parish church.

Royal Renegades: The Children of Charles I and the English Civil Wars

Hardback, 06/10/2016, £20.00
£18.00
A vivid account of the children of Charles I and how they reacted when their calm and loving family life was shattered by the Civil War and the execution of their father.

Magna Carta: Foundation of Freedom 1215-2015

Paperback, 01/04/2015, £24.95
£22.46

Man Who Killed Richard III

Paperback, 09/07/2015, £8.99
£8.09
In 1485 on a battlefield in Bosworth, King Richard III was dealt a death blow by the man who had sworn loyalty to him only a few months earlier. He was Rhys ap Thomas. This is the story of the man who helped forge the course of British history.

Joan of Kent: The First Princess of Wales

Paperback, 11/02/2016, £9.99
£8.99
The story of the beautiful wife of the Black Prince and mother of Richard II.

Lives of Tudor Women

Paperback, 04/05/2017, £9.99
£8.99
A lively and insightful study of the many roles played by women in the Tudor era, from queens to wet-nurses and countesses to serving maids.

Richard III

Paperback, 01/08/2003, £12.99
£11.69
"Richard III" has been written off in history as one of England's evil kings. This biography strips away the propaganda of the centuries to rescue Richard from his critics and supporters alike, providing a compelling portrait of this most infamous of kings.

Family of Richard III

Hardback, 12/03/2015, £20.00
£18.00
Richard's family was his making and undoing...

King John and Magna Carta

Paperback, 02/02/2015, £6.00
£5.40
In 1215, a groundbreaking charter was signed at Runnymede. With full-colour illustrations and artworks, this guide is a perfect mix of the incompetent rule of King John and his legacy that is Magna Carta.

In the Steps of the Black Prince: The Road to Poitiers, 1355-1356

Paperback, 19/09/2013, £16.99
£15.29
The author has retraced on foot the routes taken by the Black Prince during the French campaigns of 1355-1356, enabling him to provide an entirely new dimension to the events.

Short History of the Wars of the Roses

Paperback, 30/10/2012, £14.99
£9.00

Eleanor de Montfort: A Rebel Countess in Medieval England

Hardback, 08/03/2012, £35.00
£31.50
As sister of Henry III and aunt of the future Edward I, Eleanor de Montfort was at the heart of the bloody conflict between the Crown and the English barons. A woman of fiery nature, Eleanor worked tirelessly in supporting her husband's cause. Drawing on chronicles, letters and public records, this book reconstructs Eleanor's remarkable life.

First English Revolution: Simon De Montfort, Henry III and the Barons' War

Hardback, 23/08/2012, £50.00
£45.00
Simon de Montfort, the leader of the English barons, was the first leader of a political movement to seize power from a reigning monarch. The charismatic de Montfort and his forces had captured most of south-eastern England by 1263 and at the battle of Lewes in 1264 King Henry III was defeated and taken prisoner. This title deals with this topic.

Britain's Tudor Maps: County by County

Hardback, 13/10/2016, £30.00
£27.00
A stunning new edition of the earliest atlas of the British Isles, Britain's Tudor Maps: County by County reproduces the maps of John Speed's 1611 collection The Theatre of Great Britaine in large format for the first time, with towns and topographical features wonderfully clear and easy to read alongside Alasdair Hawkyard's fascinating commentary.

Island That Disappeared: Old Providence and the Making of the Western World

Paperback, 04/05/2017, £14.99
£13.49
Long forgotten in England, Providence Island is a microcosm of the 400-year-old Atlantic story, a narrative of colonial struggle and empire, slavery and drugs, pirates and puritans and amazing reversals of fortunes. At once intimate and global, this book casts new light on the part England played in the making of the modern world.

Magna Carta: The True Story Behind the Charter

Paperback, 24/03/2016, £12.99
£11.69
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.

Henry: Virtuous Prince

Paperback, 19/03/2009, £12.99
£11.69
Bestselling royal historian David Starkey's captivating biography is a radical re-evaluation of Henry VIII, the British monarchy's most enduring icon.

Elizabeth

Paperback, 01/03/2001, £10.99
£9.89
Published to accompany a Channel 4 series, Starkey turns the paradox into a person. This new approach to the enigma of Elizabeth's character presents a retelling of her reign, her love for Robert Dudley, the tragi-comedy of her suitors, her epic struggles with Mary and Philip II and the final debacle of her relationship with Robert Devereux.

Six Wives: The Queens of Henry VIII

Paperback, 04/03/2004, £14.99
£13.49
Gives a textured picture of daily life at the Tudor Court from the woman's point of view. This book establishes the interaction of the private and public, and demonstrates how the Queens of Henry VIII were central in determining political policy.

Reign of Henry VIII: The Personalities and Politics

Paperback, 03/10/2002, £8.99
£8.09
Henry VIII was almost never alone. He was surrounded by intimates and personal attendants who made up the staff of his Privy Chamber. They organised his daily life, kept him amused and acted as the landline between the king and the formal machinery of government. This book is about the great game of politics over which he presided.

Time Traveller's Guide to Elizabethan England

Paperback, 07/03/2013, £9.99
£8.99
We think of Queen Elizabeth I's reign as a golden age. But what was it actually like to live in Elizabethan England? If you could travel to the past and walk the streets of London in the 1590s, where would you stay? What would you eat? This title reveals a country in which people still starve to death and Catholics are persecuted for their faith.

Diary Of Samuel Pepys

Paperback, 01/05/2003, £18.99
£17.09
The 1660s represent a turning point in English history, and for the main events - the Restoration, the Dutch War, the Great Plague, the Fire of London. This book offers an eyewitness account along with lively descriptions of the author's socializing, his amorous entanglements, his theater-going & music-making.

Lady in the Tower: The Fall of Anne Boleyn

Paperback, 03/06/2010, £10.99
£9.89
Anne Boleyn, Henry VIII's second wife, was imprisoned in the Tower of London on 2 May 1536, and tried and found guilty of high treason on 15 May. Her supposed crimes included adultery with five men, one her own brother, and plotting the King's death. She was executed on 19 May 1536. This title tells the story of Anne's fall.

Love, Madness, and Scandal: The Life of Frances Coke Villiers, Viscountess Purbeck

Hardback, 11/05/2017, £20.00
£18.00
The life of Frances Coke Villiers, Viscountess Purbeck. A story of love, sex, and high drama set against the backdrop of a tumultuous and formative period of English history, this is also the story of an exceptional and courageous rebel against an age in which women were expected to be obedient, silent, and chaste.

Elizabethan Society

Paperback, 15/05/2014, £9.99
£8.99
A compelling exploration of the lives of individual men and women from all levels of sixteenth-century life that gives a vivid feel for the reality of Elizabethan society

Brief History of Magna Carta: The Origins of Liberty from Runnymede to Washington

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £9.99
£8.99
The fascinating story behind the English Constitution, and why its influence remains significant today throughout the world

Elizabeth: The Forgotten Years

Paperback, 30/03/2017, £10.99
£9.89

 

 

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