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  • AEthelflaed: A Ladybird Expert Book by Tom Holland
    AEthelflaed: A Ladybird Expert Book (English, Hardback) Tom Holland

    Part of the ALL-NEW LADYBIRD EXPERT SERIES....

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  • AEthelflaed by Tim Clarkson
    AEthelflaed (English, Paperback) Tim Clarkson

    Published to coincide with the 1100th anniversary of the death of AEthelflaed, who ruled over the ancient kingdom of Mercia (English Midlands). The book examines her important place in history as the only woman who ruled one of the major powers of Dark Age Britain.

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  • The Fall of Rome by Bryan Ward-Perkins
    The Fall of Rome (English, Paperback) Bryan Ward-Perkins

    The dominant view is that the 'fall of Rome' was a largely peaceful transition to Germanic rule, and the start of a positive cultural transformation. Encouraging the readers to think again by reclaiming the drama and violence of Rome's fall, this book examines how and why successive generations have understood this period differently.

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  • The Survival of the Princes in the Tower by Matthew Lewis
    The Survival of the Princes in the Tower (English, Paperback) Matthew Lewis

    A timely reexamination of the fate of the Princes in the Tower, crucially asking: `what if there was no murder?'

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  • Citadel of the Saxons by Rory Naismith
    Citadel of the Saxons (English, Hardback) Rory Naismith

    With a past as deep and sinewy as the famous River Thames that twists like an eel around the jutting peninsula of Mudchute and the Isle of Dogs, London is one of the world's greatest and most resilient cities. Born beside the sludge and the silt of the meandering waterway that has always been its lifeblood, it has weathered invasion, flood, abandonment, fire and bombing. The modern story of London...

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  • Laughing Shall I Die by Tom Shippey
    Laughing Shall I Die (English, Hardback) Tom Shippey

    The most exciting book on Vikings for a generation, Laughing Shall I Die presents them for what they were: not peaceful explorers and traders, but bloodthirsty warriors and marauders.

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  • The Strathclyde and the Anglo-Saxons in the Viking Age by Tim Clarkson
    The Strathclyde and the Anglo-Saxons in the Viking Age (English, Paperback) Tim Clarkson

    Analyses the political relationships between the Clyde Britons and their Anglo-Saxon neighbours; explains how the kingdom of Strathclyde, or Cumbria, became one of the great powers of the time; describes the origins of the English county of Cumberland and the western section of the English-Scottish border.

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  • King and Outlaw by Dr Chris Brown
    King and Outlaw (English, Hardback) Dr Chris Brown

    Discover the real personality behind the multi-million-dollar Netflix blockbuster Outlaw King

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  • Swords of the Viking Age by Ian Peirce
    Swords of the Viking Age (English, Paperback) Ian Peirce, Ewart Oakeshott

    Representative examples of swords from 8th-11th century, fully described and illustrated, with general overview.

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  • Hugh Despenser the Younger and Edward II by Kathryn Warner
    Hugh Despenser the Younger and Edward II (English, Hardback) Kathryn Warner

    First biography of 'the greatest villain of the fourteenth century' - Hugh Despenser.

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  • The Warrior Queen by Joanna Arman
    The Warrior Queen (English, Paperback) Joanna Arman

    The remarkable story of Myrcna hlaefdige, the Lady of the Mercians - Alfred the Great's daughter and the only female ruler of a kingdom in Anglo-Saxon history.

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  • Founder, Fighter, Saxon Queen by Margaret C. Jones
    Founder, Fighter, Saxon Queen (English, Hardback) Margaret C. Jones

    A lively and illuminating biography of 'England's founding mother'.

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  • Arms and Armour of Late Medieval Europe by Robert Woosnam-Savage
    Arms and Armour of Late Medieval Europe (English, Paperback) Robert Woosnam-Savage

    In this introductory guide, replete with fabulous photography and marvellous anecdotes, internationally-renowned edged weapons expert Robert Woosnam-Savage describes the brutal reality of personal protection and attack in the so-called `age of chivalry'.

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  • Case Studies in Early Societies: Early Medieval Britain: The Rebirth of Towns in the Post-Roman West by Pam J. Crabtree
    Case Studies in Early Societies: Early Medieval Britain: The Rebirth of Towns in the Post-Roman West (English, Paperback) Pam J. Crabtree

    This book focuses on what archaeology can tell us about the development of towns in early medieval Britain. Beginning with the decline of many Roman towns in the fourth and fifth centuries, the books examines the conditions that led to the development of new Anglo-Saxon towns between the seventh and eleventh centuries CE.

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  • Outremer: Faith and Blood by Jamie Gordon
    Outremer: Faith and Blood (English, Paperback) Jamie Gordon, Mark Stacey

    Outremer: Faith and Blood is a 28mm skirmish wargame featuring small groups of warriors fighting in Outremer during the Crusades. While suitable for one-off skirmish encounters the focus of the game is a structured and progressive campaign setting in which they are able to watch their force grow and develop over a series of scenarios and encounters from a small party of five or so soldiers into a...

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  • Summer of Blood by Dan Jones
    Summer of Blood (English, Paperback) Dan Jones

    Revolt and upheaval in medieval Britain by a brilliant new narrative historian, `Summer of Blood' breaks new ground in its portrayal of the personalities and politics of the bloody days of June 1381.

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  • The Time Traveller's Guide to Medieval England by Ian Mortimer
    The Time Traveller's Guide to Medieval England (English, Paperback) Ian Mortimer

    And how are you going to test to see if you are going down with the plague?In The Time Traveller's Guide Ian Mortimer's radical new approach turns our entire understanding of history upside down. History is not just something to be studied; The result is perhaps the most astonishing history book you are ever likely to read;

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  • The Medieval Art of Swordsmanship by Jeffrey L. Forgeng
    The Medieval Art of Swordsmanship (English, Hardback) Jeffrey L. Forgeng

    Royal Armouries Manuscript I.33 is the oldest-known manual of swordsmanship in the western canon. Dated to c.1310, it is a stunning work of late medieval art and the Armouries' most treasured manuscript. This new edition includes a critical introduction, transcription and translation by Jeffrey L. Forgeng, the foremost authority on I.33.

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  • Reading the Middle Ages by Barbara H. Rosenwein
    Reading the Middle Ages (English, Paperback) Barbara H. Rosenwein

    The third edition of Reading the Middle Ages retains the strengths of previous editions and adds significant new materials, especially on the Byzantine and Islamic worlds and the Mediterranean region.

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  • From Roman Civitas to Anglo-Saxon Shire by Bruce Eagles
    From Roman Civitas to Anglo-Saxon Shire (English, Paperback) Bruce Eagles

    Presents a comprehensive examination of the development of territorial organisation within the Wessex region from the breakdown of Roman boundaries to the emergence of historic counties, combining archaeology, historical, linguistic, place-name and toponymical evidence

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