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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 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Rood Screens by Richard Hayman
    Rood Screens (English, Paperback) Richard Hayman

    A fascinating guide to the screens that separate church naves from their chancels, and their religious roles and symbolism.

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  • Cecily Neville by John Ashdown-Hill
    Cecily Neville (English, Hardback) John Ashdown-Hill

    Allegedly born in the year of Agincourt and still alive for the birth of Henry VIII, Cecily Neville's life spanned most of the tumultuous fifteenth century. In this original work, renowned historian John Ashdown-Hill takes previously overlooked contemporary sources to correct mis-held beliefs of her life.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • A Poisoned Past by Steven Bednarski
    A Poisoned Past (English, Paperback) Steven Bednarski

    This is the story of Margarida de Portu, a fourteenth-century French medieval woman accused of poisoning her husband to death.

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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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  • Royal Books and Holy Bones by Eamon Duffy
    Royal Books and Holy Bones (English, Hardback) Eamon Duffy

    Eamon Duffy returns to the themes of his landmark book The Stripping of the Altars in this much-awaited exploration of Christianity in medieval England.

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  • Faversham in the Making by Patricia Reid
    Faversham in the Making (English, Paperback) Patricia Reid, Duncan Harrington

    Presents a lively description of the early history and archaeology of the picturesque Kentish market town of Faversham.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Saladin by Geoffrey Hindley
    Saladin (English, Paperback) Geoffrey Hindley

    The extraordinary character and career of Saladin are the keys to understanding the Battle of Hattin, the fall of Jerusalem and the failure of the Third Crusade. He united warring Muslim lands, reconquered the bulk of Crusader states and faced the Richard the Lion Heart, king of England, in one of the most famous confrontations in medieval warfare. Geoffrey Hindley's sympathetic and highly...

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  • Building Anglo-Saxon England by John Blair
    Building Anglo-Saxon England (English, Hardback) John Blair

    A radical rethinking of the Anglo-Saxon world that draws on the latest archaeological discoveries...

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