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  • She-Wolves
    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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  • Medieval Europe
    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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  • Stephen and Matilda
    Stephen and Matilda (English, Paperback) Jim Bradbury

    Stephen & Matilda

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  • Shrewsbury 1403
    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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  • Medieval Monsters
    Medieval Monsters (English, Hardback) Damien Kempf, Maria L. Gilbert

    Medieval Monsters shows how strange creatures sparked artists' imaginations to remarkable heights. Half-human hybrids of land and sea mingle with bewitching demons, blemmyae, cyclops and multi-headed beasts of nightmare and comic grotesques. Over 100 wondrous and terrifying images offer a fascinating insight into the medieval mind.

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  • AEthelred
    AEthelred (English, Paperback) Levi Roach

    An imaginative reassessment of Æthelred "the Unready," one of medieval England's most maligned kings and a major Anglo-Saxon figure...

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  • Red Roses
    Red Roses (English, Paperback) Amy Licence

    The Wars of the Roses were not just fought by men on the battlefield. Behind the scenes, there were daughters, wives, mistresses, mothers and queens whose lives and influences helped shape the most dramatic of English conflicts.

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  • Edward III (Penguin Monarchs)
    Edward III (Penguin Monarchs) (English, Hardback) Jonathan Sumption

    Edward III lived through bloody and turbulent times. His father was deposed by his mother and her lover when he was still a teenager; a third of England's population was killed by the Black Death midway through his reign; and the intractable Hundred Years War with France began under his leadership.

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

    The first book to explore the true fate of the Princes in the Tower following John Ashdown Hill's revelatory research

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  • The First Crusade
    The First Crusade (Paperback) Peter Frankopan

    1 bestseller The Silk Roads: A New History of the WorldThe First Crusade is one of the best-known and most written-about events in history but in this new book Dr Peter Frankopan asks vital questions that have never been posed before.

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  • Henry VI (Penguin Monarchs)
    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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  • Life in a Medieval Castle
    Life in a Medieval Castle (English, Paperback) Joseph Gies, Frances Gies

    From acclaimed historians Frances and Joseph Gies comes the reissue of this definitive classic on medieval castles, which was a source for George R.R. Martin'sGame of Thrones series....

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  • Henry II (Penguin Monarchs)
    Henry II (Penguin Monarchs) (English, Hardback) Richard Barber

    One of the most dynamic, restless and clever men ever to rule England, Henry II (1154-89) was brought down both by his relationship with his archbishop Thomas Becket and his arguments with his sons, most importantly the future Richard I and King John. This account shows why Henry II left such a compelling impression on his contemporaries.

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  • Heroines of the Medieval World
    Heroines of the Medieval World (English, Hardback) Sharon Bennett Connolly

    The stories of women, famous, infamous and unknown, who shaped the course of medieval history.

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  • Stephen (Penguin Monarchs)
    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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  • Secrets of the Knights Templar
    Secrets of the Knights Templar (English, Paperback) Susie Hodge

    An investigation into the myths surrounding the Knights Templar.

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  • The Crusades
    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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  • The Book of Margery Kempe
    The Book of Margery Kempe (English, Paperback) Anthony Bale

    The Book of Margery Kempe is the extraordinary account of a medieval wife, mother, and mystic. The earliest autobiography in English, It describes Kempe's transformation from businesswoman to pilgrim, her visions, hostile encounters with clergy and travels to holy sites abroad. This new translation provides full introduction and notes.

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  • The Woodvilles
    The Woodvilles (English, Paperback) Susan Higginbotham

    In 1464, the most eligible bachelor in England, Edward IV, stunned the nation by revealing his secret marriage to Elizabeth Woodville, a beautiful, impoverished widow whose father and brother Edward himself had once ridiculed as upstarts.

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  • Edward IV
    Edward IV (English, Paperback) Jeffrey James

    Edward IV's struggle to gain and retain the kingship of England during a period of sustained dynastic turmoil in the middle of the Wars of the Roses

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