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The Pastons : A Family in the Wars of the Roses

By: Barber, Richard. ( Editor)

Price: £11.24

Publisher: UK., Folio Society: 2001

Edition: 3rd Edition

Sellers ID: 02899


This book is about the letters and communications of the Paston Family during the period of the War of the Roses . This book does not have a slipcase. There is a little wear to the base of the boards. View more info

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Conquest

By: Barker, Juliet

Price: £13.49

Publisher: UK., Little Brown: 2009

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 02916


Supremely evocative and brilliantly told,' Conquest' is narrative history at its most colourful and compelling - the true story of those who fought for an English Kingdom in France. There is light spotting to the top of the text block. PLEASE NOTE: economy international shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. View more info

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Battle Royal A New Account of Simon de Montford's Struggle Against King Henry III

By: Beamish, Tufton; Foreword by Sir Charles Petrie

Price: £11.24

Publisher: UK, Book Club Associates and Frederick Muller: 1978

Edition: Book Club Edition

Sellers ID: 02910


Battle royal is a story of civil war, a war in which the threads of ambition, violence ,idealism , and courage are tightly interwoven. It starts when King Johns dies in 1216, and the 9 year old Henry III was crowned king, The DW has small tears and chips to the top and base of the spine and also to its edges. PLEASE NOTE: economy international shipping is by sea and may take up to 90 days to arrive. View more info

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The Lost Villages of England (History Handbooks)

By: Beresford, Maurice Warwick.

Price: £13.49

Publisher: UK, Sutton Pub Ltd: 1998

Edition: Reprint 1998

Sellers ID: 02242


Among existing villages in the English countryside are the sites of many others which have not survived, though six hundred years ago they were no different from their neighbours. This pioneering study locates the sites of England's 'lost' villages, describing the occasion of their depopulation and the character of those who destroyed them. Aerial photographs and ground plans of characteristic sites are included, together with maps to show the local distribution of lost ... View more info

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English Medieval Architecture

By: Braun , Hugh

Price: £17.98

Publisher: UK, Bracken Books: 1985

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03035


Of all her national treasures, the medieval cathedrals of England are undoubtedly the most prizes. Even by modern standards, their scale is enormous, their height overpowering. Yet they were all built more than six hundred years ago by craftsmen. The methods, techniques and styles of medieval building - from cathedrals to manor houses- are clearly described in this illustrated book by an author with the expert eye of an architect. There is light shelf-wear to the D/W an... View more info

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The Last Knight: The Twilight of the Middle Ages and the Birth of the Modern Era

By: Cantor, Norman F.

Price: £13.49

Publisher: U.S.A., Free Press: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02861


There may be no more fascinating historical period than the late fourteenth century in Europe. The Hundred Years' War ravaged the continent , yet gallantry, chivalry, and literary brilliance flourished in the courts of England and wales. It was a world in transition, soon to be replaced by the Renaissance and the Age of Exploration. There is a page (135) which as been missed in the guillotine as it is slightly longer than the rest. PLEASE NOTE: International economy sh... View more info

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Blood and Roses: One Family's Struggle and Triumph During the Tumultuous Wars of the Roses

By: Castor, Helen

Price: £13.49

Publisher: U.S.A., Harper/collins: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02587


In a span of thirty years, four kings lost their thrones , countless men lost their lives on the battlefield or their heads on the block, and others found themselves suddenly flush with gold. The wars of the Roses tore England asunder, yet until now, almost nothing has been known about the ordinary people who lived through this extraordinary time. Blood and Roses is a gripping and intimate biography of a family, Helen Castor unravels the story of the family's turbulent ... View more info

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The Archaeology of Medieval England

By: Clarke, helen

Price: £10.79

Publisher: UK, British Museum Press: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03595


In the last few years widespread excavations have contributed enormously to our knowledge of England between 1066 and c.1500. Assembling all the archaeological evidence, both new and old, helen Clarke gives the first comprehensive picture of medieval England from the archaeological point of view. The text is accompanied by 50 line drawings and 48 black and white illustrations. There is under-lining of some of the text and also annotations on the margins throughout the bo... View more info

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The Cambridge History of the Middle Ages 350 - 950.

By: Fossier Robert. [Editior ]

Price: £13.49

Publisher: London., Guild Publishing: 1989

Sellers ID: 00013


This is the second volume, to be published in English of one of the finest general introductions to the medieval world of recent times. The hardcovers are in light brown with three small stain spots on the top of the pages, but is good. the dustwrapper as a slight tear to the top of the spine and foxing and staining inside. View more info

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Signposts to the past: Place Names and the History of England

By: Gelling, Margaret

Price: £13.49

Publisher: UK, Phillimore & Co Ltd: 1988

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 02996


Place-Names are important to the historian and the archaeologist. Quite apart from the inherent interest of the original meaning of a place-name, the fact that in England there six successive layers of language reflected in the stock of place-names means that they provide vital evidence for dating and, indeed, for estimating the mixture of races in the composition of the nation. There is a small tear ( 20 cm long ) near the base of the spine. otherwise a good ,clean, and... View more info

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Dictionary of Medieval Heroes

By: Gerritsen, Willem P.; van Melle, Anthony G.

Price: £13.49

Publisher: UK., Boydell Press: 1998

Sellers ID: 03235


A treasury of medieval tales about great heroes of the time is unlocked in this volume. The different cultures from which the middle ages drew its inspiration are represented. Each entry gives an outline of the story, how it spread through Europe, its modern retellings and appearances in art, and a selective bibliography. There is a little edge-wear to the top of the D/w. A good, clean and tight copy. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping is by sea and may take up... View more info

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Knight in History

By: Gies, Frances

Price: £13.49

Publisher: UK., Robert Hale Ltd: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02914


The mounted knight in armour was the most efficient war machine of his day. The Church enlisted him in its crusades to reclaim the Holy Land. Kings and princes sought his power to maintain feudal society. And troubadours celebrated knighthood in song and epic poem. In this well illustrated book, Francis Giles describes the knight's role in medieval political society and explains his enduring romantic appeal. There is light spotting to the text block. PLEASE NOTE: Econom... View more info

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Knight: Noble Warrior of England 1200-1600 (General Military)

By: Gravett, Christopher

Price: £13.49

Publisher: UK., Osprey Publishing.: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02665


In this richly illustrated book Christopher Gravett, and authority on medieval military history, describes how the knight evolved over four centuries of English and European history, the battles they fought, their lives both in peacetime and on campaign, their weapons, armour and clothing, and the fascinating code and mythology of chivalry. The corners of the soft covers have been slightly turned on the rear top corner. PLEASE NOTE: economy shipping (2nd class) to world ... View more info

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Joan of Arc: A Life Transfigured

By: Harrison, Katheryn

Price: £13.49

Publisher: USA, Doubleday: 2014

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03359


A girl walks into a prophecy and winds up a myth. How does that even happen? In this book the author makes the most improbable of lives - that of the restless farmer's daughter who casts a spell over fifteenth century France - seem possible again. Working from trial records and modern literature, the bible and Bresson. The author marshals all the forces. There is a red mark on the base of the text block which denotes it has a remainder book. A good clean copy. View more info

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Robin Hood (with 51 Illustrations and 5 Maps)

By: Holt, J.C.

Price: £11.24

Publisher: UK., Thames & Hudson Ltd: 1984

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 02638


Robin Hood, people's hero or lawless marauder? Who was the ' real' Robin Hood - or was there none? And how did the legends of a violent era become the romantic tales of today. There are 51 illustrations and 4 maps to accompany the text. The text block and the soft covers show signs of light ware.There is a little damage to the front cover at the base. Please note: Standard Shipping ( 2nd class) to World zone 1 and World Zone 2 is by sea and will take between 60 and 90 da... View more info

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The Secret Middle Ages: Discovering the Real Medieval World

By: Jones, Malcolm.

Price: £31.47

Publisher: USA, Praeger Publishers: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02285


This book is an enjoyable, controversial and completely fresh view of the medieval world seen through its rare and amazing artefacts. Using the wealth of medieval art, much of it unseen or ignored by museums art historians. The author paints a compelling picture of the visual environment of the great mass of ordinary people between 1200 and 1500. View more info

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A History of England: England in the Later Middle Ages.

By: Keen, M.H.

Price: £10.79

Publisher: UK., The Folio Society: 1997

Edition: 5th or later Edition

Sellers ID: 02865


This book does not have a slip case , but the boards are covered in protective plastic. PLEASE NOTE: International economy shipping to world zones 1 and 2 is by sea and could take up to 90 days to arrive. View more info

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The Close of the Middle Ages: European History 1273 - 1494

By: Lodge, Sir R.

Price: £10.79

Publisher: UK., Rivingtons Ltd: 1924

Edition: 5th or later Edition

Sellers ID: 02430


There is light wear on the spine and board edges and the pages are uncut. which also has light foxing. There is a dedication in ink on the front end paper. View more info

William II Rufus the Red King

By: Mason Emma

Price: £13.49

Publisher: Stroud ,Gloucestershire, Tempus: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 00549


This biography tells the story of William Rufus,King of England from 1087 - 1100 ,and reveals for the first time the truth behind his death in the thirteenth year of his troubled reign,settling one of medieval England's most enduring mysteries View more info

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The Oxford History of England; The Fourteenth Century 1307-1399

By: McKisack, May

Price: £13.49

Publisher: UK., Oxford University Press: 1959

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03207


This book attempts a review of the history of fourteenth-century England in the light of modern scholarship. The text block is spotted and tanned, and the D/W although protected by a plastic cover is heavily tanned, and faded on the spine it is also a little grubby. and has been priced clipped. Although not in the best of condition it is still a readable copy. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. View more info