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Black Tudors: The Untold Story

Paperback, 06/09/2018, £9.99
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
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.

Marlborough: Britain's Greatest General

Paperback, 16/04/2009, £14.99
Bestselling military historian Richard Holmes delivers an expertly written and exhilarating account of the life of John Churchill, the Duke of Marlborough and Britain's finest soldier, who rose from genteel poverty to lead his country to glory, cementing its position as a major player on the European stage and saviour of the Holy Roman Empire.

Church Papists: Catholicism, Conformity and Confessional Polemic in Early Modern England

Paperback, 01/01/1993, £19.99
A study of clerical reaction to the sizeable number of Catholics who outwardly conformed to Protestantism in late 16c England. An important and satisfying monograph... Many insights emerge from this rich and original study, which whets the appetite for more. ENGLISH HISTORICAL REVIEW [Diarmaid MacCulloch]

Six Tudor Queens: Anna of Kleve, Queen of Secrets: Six Tudor Queens 4

Hardback, 02/05/2019, £18.99
The fourth spectacular novel in the highly acclaimed SIX TUDOR QUEENS series by historian and Sunday Times bestselling author, Alison Weir.

Dress at the Court of King Henry VIII

Paperback, 27/09/2007, £54.99
Henry VIII used his wardrobe, and that of his family and household, as a way of expressing his wealth and magnificence. This book encompasses the first detailed study of male and female dress worn at the court of Henry VIII (1509-47) and covers the dress of the King and his immediate family, the royal household and the broader court circle. Henry

Houses of Power: The Places that Shaped the Tudor World

Paperback, 04/04/2019, £12.99
Houses of Power is the result of Simon Thurley's thirty years of research, picking through architectural digs, and examining financial accounts, original plans and drawings to reconstruct the great Tudor houses and understand how these monarchs shaped their lives.

Song of Simon de Montfort: England's First Revolutionary and the Death of Chivalry

Hardback, 28/05/2019, £20.00
A riveting account of the warrior knight who overthrew his king and seized the reins of power in medieval England.

Edward I (Penguin Monarchs): A New King Arthur?

Paperback, 28/06/2018, £4.99

Selden Map of China: A New Understanding of the Ming Dynasty

Hardback, 28/06/2019, £20.00
Dating from the Ming Dynasty, the Selden Map of China reveals a country very different from popular conceptions of the time. The enthralling story revealed by this extraordinary artefact is central to an understanding of the long history of China's relationship with the sea and with the wider world.

Order and Disorder in Early Modern England

Paperback, 04/06/1987, £33.99
This book attempts both to take stock of directions in the field and to suggest alternative perspectives on some central aspects of the period.

Imagining Spectatorship: From the Mysteries to the Shakespearean Stage

Paperback, 28/04/2016, £21.99
Imagining Spectatorship is a highly innovative study in the emerging area of early spectatorship, focusing on the spectators' experience to offer new perspectives on early drama.

London in the Later Middle Ages: Government and People 1200-1500

Hardback, 01/12/2003, £49.49
An account of the evolution of the government of London, from the tempestuous days of the Commune in the late twelfth century to the calmer waters of Tudor England. It shows how the elected rulers of London developed ways of dealing with both demanding monarchs and quarrelsome city inhabitants.

Unorthodox Imagination in Late Medieval Britain

Hardback, 01/01/2011, £80.00
The unorthodox imagination in late medieval Britain explores how medieval people responded to images, stories, beliefs and practices which were at odds with the normative world view, from the heretical and subversive to the marvellous and exotic -- .

Map of Medieval London: The City, Westminster and Southwark

31/10/2019, £9.99
A full colour map showing London about 1270 to 1300 - its walls and gates, parish churches, early monasteries and hospitals, and a growing number of private houses. The city's streets and alleyways had been established.

Renaissance Reform of the Book and Britain: The English Quattrocento

Hardback, 02/05/2019, £75.00
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.

Song of Simon de Montfort: England's First Revolutionary

Paperback, 16/04/2020, £10.99
A riveting account of the warrior knight who overthrew his king and seized the reins of power in medieval England.


Paperback, 29/03/2018, £9.99
The remarkable story of the Knights Templar - the wealthiest, most powerful and most secretive of the military orders that flourished in the crusading era.

Archaeology of Post-Medieval Religion

Hardback, 15/12/2011, £30.00
Evidence gleaned from archaeology sheds dramatic new light on religious practices and identities between the later sixteenth and the nineteenth centuries.

Medieval London Widows, 1300-1500

Paperback, 01/07/1994, £80.00

Short History of the Wars of the Roses

Paperback, 03/10/2019, £14.99

Citizen Emperor: Napoleon in Power 1799-1815

Paperback, 09/10/2014, £25.00

Brothers York: An English Tragedy

Hardback, 03/10/2019, £30.00

Henry III: 1207-1258

Hardback, 12/05/2020, £30.00
The first in a ground-breaking two-volume history of Henry III's rule, from when he first assumed the crown to the moment his personal rule ended

Field of Cloth of Gold

Paperback, 23/06/2020, £12.99

Tycho Brahe and the Measure of the Heavens

Hardback, 16/03/2020, £15.95
A new interpretation of Tycho Brahe's pivotal role in the emergence of empirical science.

Tudor Rebellions 7ed

Paperback, 17/03/2020, £24.99

Mirror for Magistrates and the Politics of the English Reformation

Hardback, 15/08/2009, £32.95
Perhaps no other work of secular poetry was as widely read as the historical verse tragedy collection "A Mirror for Magistrates". This work shows that modern critics have misconstrued the purpose of the tragic verse narratives of the Mirror, approaching them as uncontroversial meditations on abstract political and philosophical doctrines.

Henry VI (Routledge Historical Biographies)

Paperback, 18/05/2015, £31.99

Shaping the Nation : England 1360 - 1461

Paperback, 09/11/2006, £40.99
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
"First edition published 2002 by Pearson Education Limited"--Title page verso.

Royal Image: Representations of Charles I

Paperback, 20/08/2009, £31.99
This volume deals with the crisis in the representation of the monarchy that was provoked by the execution of Charles I.

History of the Habsburg Empire 1273-1700

Paperback, 07/03/1994, £53.99
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.

England Under the Norman and Angevin Kings 1075-1225

Paperback, 08/08/2002, £40.99
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.

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

Hardback, 06/10/2016, £20.00
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.

Man Who Killed Richard III

Paperback, 09/07/2015, £8.99
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.

Magna Carta: Foundation of Freedom 1215-2015

Paperback, 01/04/2015, £24.95

Social History of England 1200-1500

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

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

Paperback, 02/03/2015, £9.99
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
A comprehensive investigation into Kent in the later middle ages, from its agriculture to religious houses, from ship-building to the parish church.

Paston Letters

Paperback, 11/12/2008, £8.99

From the Brink of the Apocalypse 2ed

Paperback, 09/11/2009, £27.99
Describes how the lives of ordinary people in the Middle Ages were transformed by a series of crises. This book also shows how cultural assumptions, including a belief in the apocalypse, gave people an ability to face up positively to these problems.

Henry: Virtuous Prince

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


Paperback, 01/03/2001, £10.99
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
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.
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