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The Cambridge History of the Middle Ages 350 - 950.

By: Fossier Robert. [Editior ]

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London., Guild Publishing: 1989

Sellers ID: 00013

Condition: Good


This is the second volume, to be published in English of one of the finest general introductions to the medieval world of recent times. The hardcovers are in light brown with three small stain spots on the top of the pages, but is good. the dustwrapper as a slight tear to the top of the spine and foxing and staining inside. View more info

1066: The Year of the Three Battles

By: Frank McLynn

Price: £12.00

Publisher: UK, Pimlico Publishing Ltd: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04117

ISBN: 0712666729

Condition: Very Good


Everyone knows that William the Conqueror winning the Battle of Hastings was inevitable, but Frank Mclynn shows this view is mistaken. In this book he sets out his evidence that Harold only lost because of an incredible run of bad fortune and some treachery from the Saxon elite in England. The soft covers show light wear to its edges and corners. View more info

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The Lives of the Kings & Queens of England.

By: Fraser, Antonia. ( Editor)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., Book Club Association: 1979

Edition: Book Club Edition

Sellers ID: 02868

Condition: Very Good


This book is a glorious pageant of almost one thousand years of England's history, told through the lives and deeds of her sovereigns.Here in a sweep of colourful episodes are the stories of the many monarchs, some merry, some cruel, some heroic or sinister or perverse, who span ten great dynasties from the invading Normans in 1066 to the House of Windsor today. The text block edges are lightly marked and the DW shows signs of shelf wear with creasing and nicks to the corners and small chips to its base. View more info

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The Hollow Men

By: George Margaret

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Leslie Frewin: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 01162

Condition: Very Good


slight tear on top of spine at the rear of book also ware onthe top and bottom of spine.British foreign policy between the years 1933-1939. View more info

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Richard III: A Medieval Kingship

By: Gillingham, John

Price: £12.50

Publisher: UK., Collins & Brown: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02871

ISBN: 1855852039

Condition: Very Good


No king aroused and continues to arouse stronger passions - for and against - than Richard III. During his reign, no king faced more determined opposition; yet in this century no king's reputation has been more staunchly defended. The covers show a little light wear to their edges. View more info

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The Dreadful Judgement

By: Hanson, Neil

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Doubleday: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03609

ISBN: 0385601344

Condition: Fine


Meticulously researched, vividly written, this astonishing true story of one of the most famous yet least understood events in history casts fresh light on the shadowy background to the Great Fire, and brings to startling life the power of one of mankind's oldest , most implacable enemies. We have covered this book in a removable protective plastic cover which will come with the book. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Clive : The Life and Death of a British Emperor

By: Harvey, Robert

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Hodder & Stoughton: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03522

ISBN: 0340654406

Condition: Fine


Clive of India was one of the most extraordinary and colourful figures Britain has ever produced. The founder of Britain's Indian empire, with all its contradictions, he was also Britain's first great guerrilla fighter, conqueror of Bengal and avenging angel of righteousness against the greed of his fellow countrymen, before he himself came under painful scrutiny by Parliament and dying violently in still-mysterious circumstances before his fiftieth birthday. The D/W has been priced-clipped and is protected by a plastic cover. A good,clean copy View more info

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Daughters of Britannia: the lives and times of diplomatic wives

By: Hickman, Katie

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, HarperCollins: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Sellers ID: 02974

ISBN: 0002557142

Condition: Very Good


A mixture of poignant biography and marvellously entertaining social history. This book is the story of diplomatic life as it has never been told before. Touching on the lives of nearly a hundred diplomatic wives, as well as sisters and daughters, this is a brilliant and compelling account of more than three centuries of British diplomacy as seen through the eyes of some of its most intrepid and least-known participants. There is light discolouration to the text block edge View more info

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The King's Glass: A Story of Tudor Power and Secret Art

By: Hicks, Carola

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., Chatto & Windus: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02859

ISBN: 0701179929

Condition: Very Good


Each year more than 250,000 people visit the chapel of King's College, cambridge, one of Europe's best known buildings. This book tells the untold story of the chapel's crowning glory, its stained glass windows and of the people who created them - the triumphant culmination of a project completed despite years of wars, the death of kings and violent religious conflict. There is some light creasing to the DJ. View more info

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Thomas Cromwell: The Rise and Fall of Henry VIII's Most Notorious Minister

By: Hutchinson, Robert

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02926

ISBN: 0297846426

Condition: Very Good


This book , investigates the rise and fall of Henry VIII's most notorious minister. The son of a brewer, Cromwell rose from obscurity to become ' Earl of Essex, Vice- Regent and High Chamberlain of England, Keeper of the Privy Seal and Chancellor of the Exchequer'. He manoeuvred his way to the top by intrigue, bribery and sheer force of personality in a court dominated by the malevolent king . There is light marking to the text block edges. View more info

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Elizabeth's Spy Master: Francis Walsingham and the Secret War That Saved England

By: Hutchinson, Robert

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Weidenfeld Military: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03049

ISBN: 0297846132

Condition: Very Good


' Elizabeth's Spy Master', is a vivid narrative, based on new research, and set in a world of bloody intrigue conspiracies and religious war. The England of Elizabeth I faced an implacable enemy in the shape of Catholic Spain. Only two things stood in their way , The English Channel and Sir Francis Walsingham. There is a small mark on the front edge of the text block and the spine has a slight lean. A nice clean copy. PLEASE NOTE; International economy second class shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. View more info

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The Oxford History of England: The Fifteenth Century 1399-1485

By: Jacob. E.F.

Price: £16.50

Publisher: UK., The Oxford University Press: 1961

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03208

Condition: Good


In recent years historians of Lancastrian and Yorkist England have paid increasing attention to its society and institutions. This work aims at a restatement under narrative form of English history in the light of this study. The text block is spotted and tanned and a little grubby. The D/W although protected by a plastic cover is faded and grubby especially down the spine, it is also priced-clipped. View more info

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Domesday Book: Somerset

By: John Morris

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Phillimore & Co Ltd: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04205

ISBN: 0850333687

Condition: Very Good


The Domesday Survey was arranged by counties, or shires, and so is the present edition. These are the ancient counties that survived with little change until 1974. There is a gift dedication on the front end paper A good , tight copy. View more info

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Alfred, the good soldier: His life and campaigns

By: John Peddie

Price: £14.00

Publisher: UK, Millstream Books: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04071

ISBN: 0948975318

Condition: Very Good


This balanced and certainly not uncritical account of the development of Alfred as leader and commander is rich with insight, making clear the character of the King, and his disentangling of the campaigns is masterly. A good , tight copy. View more info

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The Secret Middle Ages: Discovering the Real Medieval World

By: Jones, Malcolm.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: USA, Praeger Publishers: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02285

ISBN: 0275979806

Condition: Very Good


This book is an enjoyable, controversial and completely fresh view of the medieval world seen through its rare and amazing artefacts. Using the wealth of medieval art, much of it unseen or ignored by museums art historians. The author paints a compelling picture of the visual environment of the great mass of ordinary people between 1200 and 1500. View more info

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Victorian Farm: Rediscovering Forgotten Skills

By: Langlands, Alex; Ginn, Peter; Goodman, Ruth

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Pavilion: 2009

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03094

ISBN: 1862059004

Condition: Very Good


Victorian Farm ' celebrates our rural heritage and contains a fascinating mix of social history, folklore and practical projects. Follow historians Alex Langlands, Peter Ginn and Ruth Goodman as they spend a year on a Victorian farm. Share the pleasures and hardships of such a life. A good clean tight copy. View more info

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Mary Tudor: The First Queen

By: Linda Porter

Price: £16.00

Publisher: USA, Portrait: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04141

ISBN: 0749951443

Condition: Very Good


It is the tragedy of Queen Mary that today, 450 years after her death, she remains the most hated, least understood monarch in English history. Mary Tudor will help restore the reputation of a much vilified Queen - a brave but often unhappy women whose misfortune was to love not wisely, but to well. The d/w has a small tear to the head of the spine. View more info

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Kings of Merry England

By: Lindsay, Philip.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Howard Baker Ltd: 1969

Edition: Reprints

Sellers ID: 02884

Condition: Very Good


From Edward the Confessor to Richard the Third, this book is filled with the lives and stories of twenty kings and one queen who wore the crown of Medieval England. This book recreates the very scent and flavour of those times. The text block is spotted and lightly marked and the DW shows signs of wear to its edges and spine and corners with small nicks and chips. View more info

Masters of the English Reformation.

By: Loane Marcus L.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Church Book Room Press.: 1956

Edition: Reprint.

Sellers ID: 00238

Condition: Very Good


This is a reprint 1956 hardback book which does have foxing to the top of the pages but is still V/G. The D/W is rippled on the top of the cover but is good. View more info

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The Spanish Armada

By: Martin, Colin; Geoffrey A. Parker

Price: £45.00

Publisher: UK, Hamish Hamilton Ltd: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Sellers ID: 03414

ISBN: 0241121256

Condition: Near Fine


Geoffrey Parker has found and analysed a huge quantity of previously unstudied material in the great archives of Spain and the Netherlands, and this information has dramatically been complimented and augmented by the discoveries from the Armada wrecks, three of which have been excavated by Colin Martin. Complimented with over 50 colour and 100 black and white illustrations. This book was one of six copies won as a prize for the Dorset Evening Echo's 400th anniversary of the Spanish Armada's ill-fated attempt to invade England. In a small plastic bag are news paper cuttings of the win along w... View more info