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  • The House of Beaufort by Nathen Amin
    The House of Beaufort (English, Paperback) Nathen Amin

    John of Gaunt's illegitimate line whose role in the Wars of the Roses led to the capture of the crown.

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  • The English Civil Wars by Blair Worden
    The English Civil Wars (English, Paperback) Blair Worden

    A brilliant appraisal of the Civil War and its long-term consequences, by an acclaimed historian.

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  • The Black Jacobins by C. L. R. James
    The Black Jacobins (English, Paperback) C. L. R. James

    In 1789 the West Indian colony of San Domingo supplied two-thirds of the overseas trade of France. The entire structure of what was arguably the most profitable colony in the world rested on the labour of half a million slaves.

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  • Thomas Cranmer by Diarmaid MacCulloch
    Thomas Cranmer (English, Paperback) Diarmaid MacCulloch

    Thomas Cranmer, the architect of the Anglican Book of Common Prayer, was the archbishop of Canterbury who guided England through the early Reformation?and Henry VIII through the minefields of divorce. This is the first major biography of him for more than three decades, and the first for a century to exploit rich new manuscript sources in Britain and elsewhere....

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  • The Jamestown Brides by Jennifer Potter
    The Jamestown Brides (English, Hardback) Jennifer Potter

    The extraordinary story of the British women who made the perilous journey to Jamestown, Virginia, to become wives for tobacco planters in the New Colony.

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  • Elizabeth I (Penguin Monarchs) by Helen Castor
    Elizabeth I (Penguin Monarchs) (English, Hardback) Helen Castor

    Part of the Penguin Monarchs series: short, fresh, expert accounts of England's rulers in a collectible format In the popular imagination, as in her portraits, Elizabeth I is the image of monarchical power. The Virgin Queen ruled over a Golden Age: the Spanish Armada was defeated; English explorers reached the ends of the earth; a new Church of England rose from the ashes of past conflict; the...

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  • Samuel Pepys: The Diaries by Samuel Pepys
    Samuel Pepys: The Diaries (English, Hardback) Samuel Pepys

    When Samuel Pepys (1633-1703) began writing in 1660 he was a young clerk living in London, struggling to pay his rent.

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  • The Habsburg Empire by Pieter M. Judson
    The Habsburg Empire (English, Paperback) Pieter M. Judson

    A EuropeNow Editor's Pick...

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  • Culloden by John Prebble
    Culloden (English, Paperback) John Prebble

    The detail for the story told in Culloden has come from regimental Order Books and manuals, from contemporary newspapers and magazines, from the letters and memoirs of soldiers and officers, eye-witness accounts of atrocity and persecution, and the personal stories of the victims themselves.

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  • Lady Katherine Knollys by Sarah-Beth Watkins
    Lady Katherine Knollys (English, Paperback) Sarah-Beth Watkins

    This fascinating book studies Katherine Knollys' life and times, including her intriguing relationship with Elizabeth I.

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  • The Shakespeare Cookbook by Andrew Dalby
    The Shakespeare Cookbook (English, Paperback) Andrew Dalby, Maureen Dalby

    An illustrated cookbook that reveals what people were really eating in Shakespeare's time, featuring 42 original menus and recipes from 16th and 17th century cookbooks, alongside food-related quotes from Shakespeare's canon. The contents include such titles as 'Save me a piece of marchpane!' "Romeo & Juliet", 'Where the wild thyme blows' "A Midsummer Night's Dream" and 'I am a great eater of beef'...

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

    The past is a foreign country - this is your guide, from the bestselling author of Time Traveller's Guide to Medieval EnglandWe think of Queen Elizabeth I's reign (1558-1603) as a golden age.

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  • Oxford AQA History for A Level: The Tudors: England 1485-1603 by Sally Waller
    Oxford AQA History for A Level: The Tudors: England 1485-1603 (English, Paperback) Michael Tillbrook

    Retaining well-loved features, this book covers in breadth issues of change, continuity, and cause and consequence in this period of English history through key questions such as how effectively did the Tudors develop the powers of the monarchy, and how did English society and economy change.

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  • From Solebay to the Texel by Quintin Barry
    From Solebay to the Texel (English, Paperback) Quintin Barry

    This book is a study of the Anglo Dutch war of 1672 to 1674, describing the naval battles which were fought, and the men and ships which fought them.

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  • The Arch Conjuror of England by Glyn Parry
    The Arch Conjuror of England (English, Paperback) Glyn Parry

    Outlandish alchemist and magician, political intelligencer, apocalyptic prophet, and converser with angels, John Dee (1527 - 1609) was one of the most colourful and controversial figures of the Tudor world. In this book, the author explores Dee's vast array of political, magical, and scientific writings.

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  • The Stolen Village by Des Ekin
    The Stolen Village (English, Paperback) Des Ekin

    In 1631 Barbary pirates kidnapped the inhabitants of Baltimore, West Cork in a daring night time raid. Only two of them ever returned. Here is the story of their kidnap, sale in the slave markets of Algiers and the political fallout from the attack.

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  • The Mediterranean World by Monique O'Connell
    The Mediterranean World (English, Paperback) Monique O'Connell, Eric R. Dursteler

    Structured around four interlocking themes-mobility, state development, commerce, and frontiers-this beautifully illustrated book brings new dimensions to the concepts of Mediterranean nationality and identity.

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  • Tudor England by John Guy
    Tudor England (English, Paperback) John Guy

    A compelling account of political and religious developments from the advent of the Tudors in the 1460s to the death of Elizabeth I in 1603.

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  • Civil War by Peter Ackroyd
    Civil War (English, Paperback) Peter Ackroyd

    The third volume of Peter Ackroyd's magisterial six-part History of England, taking readers from the accession of the first Stuart king, James I, to the overthrow of his grandson, James II

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  • Religion and the Decline of Magic by Keith Thomas
    Religion and the Decline of Magic (English, Paperback) Keith Thomas

    Witchcraft, astrology, divination and every kind of popular magic flourished in England during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. This analysis of beliefs held on different levels of English society begins with the collapse of the medieval Church and ends with the changing intellectual atmosphere around 1700.

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