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  • Medieval Church Architecture by Jon Cannon
    Medieval Church Architecture (English, Paperback) Jon Cannon

    By learning how to identify the stylistic phases that resulted from shifts in architectural fashion, it is possible to date each part of a church to within a decade or two. This book introduces key features of each succeeding style, from Anglo-Saxon and Norman through to the three great gothic styles, Early English, Decorated and Perpendicular.

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  • Medieval Europe by Chris Wickham
    Medieval Europe (English, Paperback) Chris Wickham

    A spirited and thought-provoking history of the vast changes that transformed Europe during the 1,000-year span of the Middle Ages

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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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  • Northern Renaissance Art by Susie Nash
    Northern Renaissance Art (English, Paperback) Susie Nash

    The history of northern Renaissance art, from the late 14th to the early 16th century, drawing on a rich range of sources to show how northern European art dominated the visual culture of Europe in this formative period

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  • Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms by Claire Breay
    Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms (English, Paperback) Claire Breay

    This richly illustrated new book - which accompanies a landmark British Library exhibition - presents Anglo-Saxon England as the home of a highly sophisticated artistic and political culture, deeply connected with its continental neighbours.

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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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  • Shrewsbury 1403 by Dickon Whitewood
    Shrewsbury 1403 (English, Paperback) Dickon Whitewood, Graham Turner

    A highly illustrated study of the battle of Shewsbury, made famous by Shakespeare in Henry IV Part 1, which secured Henry IV on the throne, whose bloodline would achieve great victories such as Agincourt, but also lead England into the Wars of the Roses.

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  • King Arthur by Nicholas J. Higham
    King Arthur (English, Hardback) Nicholas J. Higham

    A prominent scholar explores King Arthur's historical development, proposing that he began as a fictional character developed in the ninth century

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  • Follow the Old Road by Jo Kerrigan
    Follow the Old Road (Hardback) Jo Kerrigan, Richard Mills

    By turning off the main highway and discovering old routes, some of which have been travelled for thousands of years, you will see Ireland in an entirely different way. Follow the Old Road will take you on a tour of a variety of pathways from great river roads to lost railways.

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  • In Search of the Dark Ages by Michael Wood
    In Search of the Dark Ages (Paperback) Michael Wood

    This edition of Michael Wood's groundbreaking first book explores the fascinating and mysterious centuries between the Romans and the Norman Conquest of 1066.

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  • Henry VI (Penguin Monarchs) by James Ross
    Henry VI (Penguin Monarchs) (English, Hardback) James Ross

    Succeeding to the throne at the age of only nine months, Henry VI had a turbulent reign: he inherited a war with France and, in time, found himself at war with his own nobles. James Ross surveys this eventful life, including Henry's deposition at the hands of Edward IV and his eventual return to the throne.

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  • First Templar Nation by Freddy Silva
    First Templar Nation (English, Paperback) Freddy Silva

    Overturns the long-established historical narrative about the origins and purpose of the Knights Templar

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  • Summer of Blood by Dan Jones
    Summer of Blood (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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  • Mercia by Annie Whitehead
    Mercia (English, Hardback) Annie Whitehead

    The extraordinary history of Mercia and its rulers from the seventh century to 1066. Once the supreme Anglo-Saxon kingdom, it was pivotal in the story of England.

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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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  • The Perfect King by Ian Mortimer
    The Perfect King (Paperback) Ian Mortimer

    From the bestselling author of The Time Traveller's Guide to Medieval England, comes the story of King Edward III, who - like Elizabeth and Victoria after him - embodied the values of his age, forged a nation out of war and re-made England.

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  • The Crusades by Thomas Asbridge
    The Crusades (English, Paperback) Thomas Asbridge

    An astonishingly assured, convincing and gripping one-volume history of the Crusades to the Holy Land

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  • AEthelflaed by Tim Clarkson
    AEthelflaed (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 Anglo-Saxons by James Campbell
    The Anglo-Saxons (English, Paperback) James Campbell

    This survey, an introduction to the history of Anglo-Saxon England looks at political history, and religious, cultural, social, legal and economic themes are woven in. Throughout the book the authors make use of original sources such as chronicles, charters, manuscripts and coins.

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  • Hundred Years War Vol 1 by Jonathan Sumption
    Hundred Years War Vol 1 (Paperback) Jonathan Sumption

    'Compulsively readable' (History), this is the first volume in a series that 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.

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