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Feudal Kingdom of England: 1042-1216 5ed

Paperback, 06/05/1999, £38.99
The theme of this text is the feudal kingdom of England and the men who made it. The author attempts to recreate the background of a distant period.

Blood Cries Afar: The Magna Carta War and the Invasion of England 1215-1217

Paperback, 04/05/2015, £16.99
Exactly 150 years after the Norman Conquest of England in 1066, history came extremely close to repeating itself when another army set sail from the Continent with the intention of imposing foreign rule on England.

Richard III's 'Beloved Cousyn': John Howard and the House of York

Paperback, 31/03/2015, £9.99
Richard III's 'Beloved Cousyn'

Hundred Years War: Cursed Kings: Volume 4

Paperback, 07/07/2016, £25.00
In the early fifteenth century, France had gone from being the strongest and most populous nation state of medieval Europe to suffering a complete internal collapse and a partial conquest by a foreign power. This book tells the story of the destruction of France by the madness of its king and the greed and violence of his family.

Hundred Years War

Paperback, 04/10/2012, £25.00
When Edward III died, in 1377, he was succeeded by a vulnerable child, who was destined to grow into an unstable adult presiding over a divided nation. Meanwhile France entered upon one of the most glittering periods of her medieval history. This book presents a tale of contrasting fortunes.

Genghis Khan

Paperback, 01/03/2005, £12.99
A biography of the legendary Mongol emperor and warlord.

Hundred Years War Volume 1 Trial by Battle

Paperback, 23/08/1999, £22.00
Details the long and violent endeavour of the English to dismember Europe's strongest state, a succession of wars that is one of the seminal chapters in European history. Beginning with the funeral of Charles IV of France in 1328, this book follows the Hundred Years War up to the surrender of Calais in 1347.

Spain and the Early Stuarts, 1585-1655

Hardback, 29/02/1996, £105.00
These 18 studies in English focus on the relationship between Spain and England from the latter stages of the Elizabethan war to the initial years of the Cromwellian regime.

Women in thirteenth-century Lincolnshire

Hardback, 15/03/2007, £50.00
Offers a regional study of women in 13th-century England, making use of charters, chronicles, government records and other sources to examine the interaction of gender, status and life-cycle in shaping women's experiences in Lincolnshire. This book investigates the lives of noblewomen, townswomen, and women religious from a variety of angles.

Women in Thirteenth-Century Lincolnshire

Paperback, 18/06/2015, £19.99
A detailed investigation of the place of women in thirteenth-century society, using individual case studies to reappraise orthodox opinion.

Great Wardrobe Accounts of Henry VII and Henry VIII

Hardback, 19/07/2012, £40.00
Accounts providing details of the quantities and cost of clothing and other items manufactured for the first Tudor kings.

Queen Elizabeth's Wardrobe Unlock'd

Paperback, 01/12/1988, £88.00
This work on the wardrobe of Queen Elizabeth I is illustrated with photographs of portraits, minatures, tomb sculptures, engravings, woven textiles and embroiders. Two indexes are provided: the first of paintings, persons, places and events; the second offering information on fashionable dress.

Magna Carta Chronicle: Eight Hundred Years in the Fight for Freedom

Paperback, 08/04/2015, £8.99
A highly accessible way for young and not-so-young people to explore the amazing stories of how freedoms and liberties have been won over the centuries

Family and Kinship in England, 1450-1800

Paperback, 28/06/2016, £27.99
"First edition published by Pearson Education, 2001"--Title page verso.

Carnal Knowledge: Regulating Sex in England, 1470-1600

Paperback, 10/03/2017, £21.99
This major study explores sexual regulation in London and provincial England before, during and immediately after the Reformation.

Oaths and the English Reformation

Paperback, 09/02/2017, £21.99
An examination of the significance and function of oaths in the English Reformation.

Britain and the Dutch Revolt, 1560-1700

Paperback, 16/03/2017, £21.99
This book reveals the lasting impact of the Dutch Revolt on Britain's commercial, religious and political culture.

Elizabeth I and Ireland

Paperback, 30/06/2017, £21.99
The first sustained consideration of the roles played by Elizabeth and by the Irish in shaping relations between the realms.

Princely Education in Early Modern Britain

Paperback, 30/06/2017, £22.99
This book shows how liberal education taught Tudor and Stuart monarchs to wield pens like swords and transformed political culture in early modern Britain.

Tudor Rebellions

12/06/2015, £24.99

Staging Authority in Caroline England: Prerogative, Law and Order in Drama, 1625-1642

Hardback, 28/10/2013, £125.00
Considering plays by Philip Massinger, Richard Brome, Ben Jonson, John Ford and James Shirley, this study addresses the political import of drama as it engages with contemporary struggles over authority between royal prerogative, common law and local custom in Caroline England. In so doing.

Six Wives of Henry VIII

Paperback, 14/08/2014, £9.99
The marital ups and downs of England's most infamous king.

Princes in the Tower: Did Richard III Murder His Nephews, Edward V & Richard of York?

Hardback, 17/10/2013, £18.99
The real story of the 'Prince in the Tower'. Huge interest in Richard III at the moment with the discovery of his skeleton and also with his historical rehabilitation. Written by the author of the most comprehensive biography of Richard ever undertaken, volume 1 published by Amberley, Richard, the Young King To Be.

Richard III: The King in the Car Park

Hardback, 17/10/2013, £16.99
Has history gone full circle? Was Richard III really as evil as Shakespeare would have us believe?

Mary I: The Daughter of Time

Hardback, 27/10/2016, £12.99

Magna Carta

Paperback, 01/01/2015, £12.99
Magna Carta, forced on King John in 1215 by rebellion, is one of the famous documents in world history. It asserts a fundamental principle: that ruler is subject to the law. This book draws on discoveries to give an account of Magna Carta's origins, survival and enforcement, showing how it quickly gained a central place in English political life.

Anne Neville: Queen to Richard III

Paperback, 10/01/2007, £9.99
Anne Neville was queen to England's most notorious king, Richard III. Dying before the age of thirty, she was always, apparently, the passive instrument of others' evil intentions. This biography seeks to tell the story of Anne's life, and uncovers the real wife of Richard III by charting the twists and turns of her fraught and tragic life.

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

Hardback, 01/10/2013, £17.99
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.

Atlantic World and Virginia, 1550-1624

Paperback, 15/09/2007, £46.95
In response to the global turn in scholarship on colonial and early modern history, this work provides a fresh perspective on the wider context of the encounter between the inhabitants of precolonial Virginia and the English. It offers an interdisciplinary consideration of developments in Native America, Europe, Africa, and the Caribbean.

Web of Friendship: Nicholas Ferrar and Little Gidding

Paperback, 28/04/2011, £27.00
The first biographical study of Nicholas Ferrar to uncover his continental travels, the harmonies the family created, his collaboration with George Herbert, and the Little Gidding's connection to the later voluntary societies.

Holy Roman Empire 1495-1806 2ed

Paperback, 21/06/2011, £21.99
Peter Wilson provides a concise yet comprehensive account of the Holy Roman Empire and its profound impact during its last three centuries of existence. Drawing on a wealth of research, the expanded new edition has been fully revised and updated throughout and now features a new chapter on 'Nation and Identity'.

Politicians and Pamphleteers: Propaganda During the English Civil Wars and Interregnum

Hardback, 09/04/2004, £105.00
This study reveals the heightened importance of print in both the lives of the members of the political nation and the minds of the political elite in the civil wars and Interregnum. It demonstrates both the existence and prevalence of print propaganda with which politians became associated and much more.

Spanish Match: Prince Charles's Journey to Madrid, 1623

Hardback, 28/09/2006, £120.00
In the spring of 1623 Charles, Prince of Wales, the young heir to the English and Scottish thrones donned a false wig and beard and slipped out of England under the assumed name of John Smith. In this volume, scholars from a variety of disciplines analyse the reactions of Charles' romantic escapade and offer their insights into the affair.

Patents, Pictures and Patronage: John Day and the Tudor Book Trade

Hardback, 28/07/2008, £120.00
Places John Day in the context of the sixteenth-century printing industry, and examines his disputed origins and establishment as a London printer. This book discusses his Elizabethan career, together with the most significant works he printed, and his connections with the Stranger communities in London.

Dynasty and Piety: Archduke Albert (1598-1621) and Habsburg Political Culture in an Age of Religious Wars

Hardback, 28/03/2012, £120.00
The youngest son of Emperor Maximilian II, and nephew of Philip II of Spain, Archduke Albert (1559-1621) was originally destined for the church. Through an investigation of Albert's reign, this book offers a fresh understanding of international events of the time.

History of Women's Political Thought in Europe, 1400-1700

Paperback, 06/11/2014, £20.99
A much-needed alternative to the standard male histories of political thought from the late medieval to early modern period.

Royalist Republic: Literature, Politics, and Religion in the Anglo-Dutch Public Sphere, 1639-1660

Paperback, 20/10/2016, £20.99
This book traces the impact of the English Civil Wars and the resulting support for the royalist cause in the Dutch Republic.

Poor Relief in England, 1350-1600

Paperback, 23/01/2014, £29.99
This ground-breaking work traces developments in poor relief from the mid-fourteenth century to the Poor Laws of 1598 and 1601.

Peasants and Production in the Medieval North-East: The Evidence from Tithes, 1270-1536

Hardback, 19/04/2007, £70.00
The peasant economy in north-east England, and indeed throughout the country as a whole, underwent many changes during the later middle ages. The author argues that the peasant economy in this region of England was affected by war in the early fourteenth century.

Calais Garrison: War and Military Service in England, 1436-1558

Hardback, 21/08/2008, £70.00
Examines the Calais garrison, the largest standing military force available to the English crown. This book covers topics such as recruitment and service in the garrison, and the weaponry and tactics used. It challenges the notion that England lagged behind its Northwest European rivals in terms of military technology and effectiveness.

Medieval Suffolk: An Economic and Social History, 1200-1500

Paperback, 18/02/2010, £16.99
The first volume in what will become the definitive history of Suffolk looks at how the county survived the three most tumultuous events of the period, the Great Famine, the Black Death and the Peasants' Revolt, to emerge as one of the richest English regions.

Urban Bodies: Communal Health in Late Medieval English Towns and Cities

Hardback, 17/10/2013, £60.00
The idea of English medieval towns and cities as filthy, muddy and insanitary is here overturned in a pioneering new study.

Eleanor of Castile

Hardback, 11/09/2014, £25.00
The untold story of the remarkable woman behind England's greatest medieval king, Edward I.

Richard III: The King in the Car Park

Paperback, 12/02/2015, £9.99
Has history gone full circle? Was Richard III really as evil as Shakespeare would have us believe?

Tudors: A History of England Volume II

Paperback, 04/07/2013, £14.99
The second volume of Peter Ackroyd's masterful history of England: the Tudors
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