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  • Arms and Armour of the Medieval Joust by Tobias Capwell
    Arms and Armour of the Medieval Joust (English, Paperback) Tobias Capwell

    Jousting is the most iconic form of mounted combat. For more than five hundred years, the sport itself, and the chivalric culture that surrounded it, took on almost mythical qualities. Here, Tobias Capwell explains the glitz and glamour of a sport that attracted enormous popular audiences throughout the late middle ages.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Stephen and Matilda by Jim Bradbury
    Stephen and Matilda (English, Paperback) Jim Bradbury

    Stephen & Matilda

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  • Edmund by Francis Young
    Edmund (English, Hardback) Francis Young

    What buried secret lies beneath the stones of one of England's greatest former churches and shrines?

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  • The Welcome Stranger by Frank Meeres
    The Welcome Stranger (Paperback) Frank Meeres

    At one point the migrants from France and the Low Countries from the late 16th to mid-18th century made up a quarter of the population of Norwich. This first full account of the experiences and impact of these Strangers, particularly influential in the cloth trade, draws heavily on the Norfolk Record Office archive.

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  • Medieval Castles of England and Wales by Bernard Lowry
    Medieval Castles of England and Wales (English, Paperback) Bernard Lowry

    A fully illustrated guide to and history of the castles of England and Wales in the late medieval period focusing on their roles in military and social history.

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  • She-Wolves by Helen Castor
    She-Wolves (Paperback) Helen Castor

    How, then, could royal power lie in female hands? In She-Wolves, celebrated historian, Helen Castor, tells the dramatic and fascinating stories of four exceptional women who, while never reigning queens, held great power: Matilda, Eleanor of Aquitaine, Isabella of France and Margaret of Anjou.

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  • Stephen (Penguin Monarchs) by Carl Watkins
    Stephen (Penguin Monarchs) (English, Hardback) Carl Watkins

    Known as 'the anarchy', the reign of Stephen, saw England plunged into a civil war that illuminated the fatal flaw in the powerful Norman monarchy, that without clear rules ordering succession, conflict between members of William the Conqueror's family were inevitable. This book deals with Stephen's life and work.

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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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  • 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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  • Medieval Medicine by Toni Mount
    Medieval Medicine (English, Paperback) Toni Mount

    A time when butchers and executioners knew more about anatomy than university-trained physicians - travel back to a time of such unlikely remedies as leeches, roasted cat and red bed curtains

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  • Medieval Castle Manual by Charles Phillips
    Medieval Castle Manual (English, Hardback) Charles Phillips

    The Haynes Medieval Castle Manual explores the background story to castle construction in Medieval Europe, showing that castles had both a domestic and defensive function. It uses the 'new' medieval castle-building project at Guédelon in Burgundy as the centerpiece for the book, examining the construction and anatomy of these awe-inspiring structures, section by section. Life inside the castle...

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  • Wargame: the Roman Invasion Ad 43 by Peter Dennis
    Wargame: the Roman Invasion Ad 43 (English, Paperback) Peter Dennis

    In the Battle for Britain series, well-known historical illustrator Peter Dennis breathes life back into the 19th century paper soldier, supplying all the artwork neede to create the armies which struggled for supremacy through our island history. Here, the Legions of Rome and the fierce Celtic inhabitants of Britannia can clash again using simple rules from veteran wargamer Andy Callan. This...

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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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  • Runes by Martin Findell
    Runes (Paperback) Martin Findell

    Runes employ many techniques from informal scratchings to sophisticated inlaid designs on weapons, or the exquisite relief carvings of the Franks Casket. This book tells the story of runes from their mysterious origins, their development as a script, to their use and meaning in the modern world.

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  • Medieval Ireland by Clare Downham
    Medieval Ireland (English, Paperback) Clare Downham

    A concise and accessible overview of Ireland AD 400-1500 which challenges the stereotype of medieval Ireland as a backwards-looking nation.

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  • The Siege of Acre, 1189-1191 by John D. Hosler
    The Siege of Acre, 1189-1191 (English, Hardback) John D. Hosler

    The first comprehensive history of the most decisive military campaign of the Third Crusade and one of the longest wartime sieges of the Middle Ages

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  • Edward II (Penguin Monarchs) by Christopher Given-Wilson
    Edward II (Penguin Monarchs) (English, Hardback) Christopher Given-Wilson

    The reign of Edward II (1307-27) was a serious of total disasters, making him unsuccessful to an extent almost without equal. At some level Edward simply did not inspire trust or respect. He failed to be kingly, preferring ditching and cart-racing to jousting and falconry. He relied on favourites and seemed to alienate even the most natural supporters of the throne. His reign was convulsed by...

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