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Starting Chess

Paperback, 26/10/2001, £8.10
This volume aims to tell a young player with no experience everything they need to know about chess, from how to set out the pieces to special moves and tactics. It contains simple diagrams intended to make examples and puzzles easy to follow.

Blood & Roses: The Paston Family in the Fifteenth Century

Paperback, 02/06/2005, £12.99
£11.69
The Wars of the Roses turned England upside down. Between 1455 and 1485, four kings, including Richard III, lost their thrones, more than forty noblemen lost their lives on the battlefield, and thousands of the men who followed them met violent deaths. This title tells how a family survived one of the tempestuous periods in English History.

Joan of Arc: A History

Paperback, 07/05/2015, £12.99
£6.50
A French peasant girl who heard voices from God, Joan convinced the royal court of her divine calling and became a teenage warrior, leading an army to victory against the English. This book tells the story of this women from medieval world.

She-Wolves: The Women Who Ruled England Before Elizabeth

Paperback, 07/07/2011, £10.99
£5.50
In medieval England, man was the ruler of woman, and the King was the ruler of all. How, then, could royal power lie in female hands? This title offers the stories of four exceptional women who, while never reigning queens, held great power: Matilda, Eleanor of Aquitaine, Isabella of France and Margaret of Anjou.