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Ungrateful Daughters: The Stuart Princesses Who Stole Their Father's Crown

By: Maureen Waller

Price: £16.50

Publisher: UK, Hodder & Stoughton Ltd: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03791

ISBN: 0340794615

Condition: Very Good


Acclaimed historian Maureen Waller recreates the late Stuart era in a compelling narrative that highlights the influence of three women in one of the most momentous events in our history. Prompted by religious bigotry and emotions that beset any family relationships, the palace coup changed the face of the monarchy, and signalled the end of a dynasty. there is light shelf-wear to the d/w. a good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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The Oxford History of England; The Fourteenth Century 1307-1399

By: McKisack, May

Price: £16.50

Publisher: UK., Oxford University Press: 1959

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03207

Condition: Good


This book attempts a review of the history of fourteenth-century England in the light of modern scholarship. The text block is spotted and tanned, and the D/W although protected by a plastic cover is heavily tanned, and faded on the spine it is also a little grubby. and has been priced clipped. Although not in the best of condition it is still a readable copy. View more info

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Bastard Prince: Henry VIII's Lost Son

By: Murphy, Beverley

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., Sutton Publishing Ltd: 2002

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 02924

ISBN: 0750926848

Condition: Very Good


It took HenryVIII twenty - eight years, three wives, and a break with Rome before he secured a legitimate male heir. Yet for most of the time he already had a son -the illegitimate Henry Fitzroy. In the first book to examine his life in full, the author investigates just how close he came to being crowned Henry IX. She concludes with an intriguing epilogue which demonstrates just how different the history of England could have been, had Fitzroy survived his father. The text block is marked on all its edges, and the DW has damp patches to its top and base, front and back. View more info

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The English Conquest: Gildas and Britain in the Fifth Century

By: N. J. Higham

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Manchester Univ Pr: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03839

ISBN: 0719040809

Condition: Near Fine


In this provocative and carefully researched book, N.J. Higham offers a complete reinterpretation of the crucial events from 400 to 500 AD when the saxons took over a large part of Britain, and came to dominate both the language and material culture of its lowland heartland. This book is the first volume in a three part series on the analysis of the origins of England. There is a small crease to the top front corner. The book price includes UK 2nd class postage. View more info

A History of Ancient Britain

By: Neil Oliver

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2012

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03984

ISBN: 0297863320

Condition: Very Good


Who were the first Britons, and what sort of world did they occupy? In this book Neil Oliver turns a spotlight on the very beginnings of the story of Britain; on the first people to occupy these islands and their battle for survival. This is the real story of Britain and her people. There is wear to the gilt on the blue boards and the D/w has wear to its corners. View more info

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Celtic Sacred Landscapes.

By: Nigel Pennick

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Thames and Hudson: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04051

ISBN: 0500282013

Condition: Very Good


The Celtic tradition is one of the most ancient cultures in Europe. In this engrossing study, Nigel Pennick shows us the holy sites of Britain, Ireland and mainland Europe through Celtic eyes, reinvesting each feature of the landscape with its spiritual, symbolic and mythological importance. There is light wear to the covers and corners. View more info

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The Reign of Edward III: Crown & Political Society in England 1327 - 1377

By: Ormrod. W.M.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Guild Publishing Ltd.: 1990

Edition: Book Club Edition

Sellers ID: 02925

Condition: Very Good


Edward III was king of england for fifty years, a half-century which witnessed some of the most dramatic events in medieval history: from the violent deposition of Edward II to political drama of the Good Parliament; from the triumphs of Crecy and Poitiers to the horrors of the Black Death. Indeed the French War and the great pestilence have so firmly captured the imagination of historians that the domestic reign of this remarkable king has been inadequately studied. The DW has some creasing to its corners and top of the spine and there is light rubbing on the back. View more info

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Alfred: Warrior King

By: Peddie, John.

Price: £14.00

Publisher: UK, Sutton Publishing: 2001

Sellers ID: 02279

ISBN: 0750926775

Condition: Very Good


King alfred of Wessex (871-901) is the only king in British history to have honoured with the epithet ' great', yet he is usually remembered only for the story of the burnt cakes, his finer achievements being forgotten. It is above all, Alfred's success in battle that has earned him his place in legend, but was he truly a warrior king- or was it his nature to achieve his aims by less aggressive, more thoughtful means? View more info

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Sisters to the King

By: Perry, Maria

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., Andre Deutsch Ltd: 1998

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 02918

ISBN: 0233990046

Condition: Very Good


Much has been written about Henry VIII and his six wives, but his sisters, Margaret and Mary, have had less of the limelight. In this fascinating and in-depth biography Maria Perry examines the lives of these extraordinary women and analyses their influence on European history in the Tudor age. The DW shows light shelf wear. View more info

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Greece and Rome at War

By: Peter Connolly

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Greenhill Books: 2006

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 04641

ISBN: 185367303X

Condition: Very Good


Greece and Rome at War, lucidly demonstrates the face of battle in the ancient world. Covering the wars between the Greeks and the Persians and the epic contest between the Romans and their most capable opponent, Hannibal as well as organisation, tactics, armour and weapons and much more, it brings the armies of Greece and Rome vividly to life. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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The Oxford History of England; Domesday Book to Magna Carta 1087-1216

By: Poole.A.L.

Price: £16.50

Publisher: UK., The Oxford University Press: 1987

Edition: Reprints

Sellers ID: 03210

ISBN: 0198217072

Condition: Good


A corrected edition of this standard work, which was first published in 1951. The book comprises the history of the century and a quarter which elapsed between the compilation of Doomesday Book and the issue of the Magna Carta, the two greatest documents of English medieval history. The text block is a little grubby on its top, and the D/W shows light fading to its top edge and spine. A good readable copy. View more info

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Edward III and the Triumph of England

By: Richard Barber

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Penguin Global: 2014

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 04388

ISBN: 0713998385

Condition: Near Fine


Edward III's destruction of the French army at Crecy in 1346 and the subsequent siege and capture of Calais marked a new era in European history. Rich Barber's rich and original new book is an attempt to get as close to these extraordinary events as we can. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Edward IV

By: Ross,Charles.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: UK, B C A: 1975

Edition: Book Club Edition

Sellers ID: 02929

Condition: Very Good


This impressive book seeks to set Edward's reign firmly in the context of late-medieval power politics, to analyse the tactics and methods by which a usurper sought to retain his throne, and to re-assert the power of monarchy seriously weakened under the feeble rule of Henry VI. The text block and end -papers are faded and mottled, the DW as chips and tears to the head of the spine and also worn corners. It also has a tear on the lower corner near the spine. View more info

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The Welsh Border

By: Rowley, Trevor

Price: £13.50

Publisher: UK., Tempus Publishing, Limited: 2001

Edition: Revised edition

Sellers ID: 02677

ISBN: 075241917X

Condition: Very Good


From prehistoric times to the Middle Ages, the Welsh Borders were the scene of continual strife, as can been seen from the Iron age and Roman forts,Offa's Dyke and the wealth of medieval castles to e found here. The author looks at the countryside, villages and towns of this area, and reveals the clues that they provide to the history of its people over the centuries. The soft covers show light ware to the corners. View more info

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Letters from a Prince: Edward, Prince of Wales to Mrs Freda Dudley Ward March 1918-January 1921

By: Rupert Godfrey ( Editor)

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Little, Brown & Co: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03781

ISBN: 0316646776

Condition: Near Fine


With reproductions of photographs, cards and memorabilia which Edward also sent to his first great love, these extraordinary letters represent a hugely significant historical source about one of the most enigmatic figures of the twentieth century. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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The World Of The Phoenicians (Phoenix Giants)

By: Sabatino Moscati

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Pheonix Giant: 1999

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 04417

ISBN: 0753807467

Condition: Very Good


This book provides a comprehensive survey of the culture, history and social life of the Phoenicians, and throws new light on the civilisation of one of the most enigmatic peoples of antiquity There is a signature on the front end paper. The Text block and soft covers show light marking. View more info

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Victoria's Wars: The Rise of Empire

By: Saul David

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Viking: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03879

ISBN: 0670911380

Condition: Very Good


Using a wealth of archival material, Saul David creates a vivid portrait of life on the fringes of empire, and the seemingly endless, brutal and often unnecessary wars that were fought in the name of trade, civilization and the balance of power. The text block has light marking and a spine lean . otherwise a tight clean copy. View more info

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From Roman Britain to Norman England.

By: Sawyer,P.H

Price: £12.50

Publisher: UK, Methuen: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02780

ISBN: 0416716202

Condition: Good


This comprehensive study of the period provides both the student and specialist with an informative account of post-Roman English society. After a general survey of the main developments from the fourth to eleventh century, the approach is analytical, with chapters devoted to social organization, the changing character of kingship and royal government and the influence of the church. There is a full bibliography and the text is complemented by excellent maps. The covers are faded down the spine and the head of the front cover is creased , there is also a dedication in ink on the f.e.p View more info

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The Counties of Britain: A Tudor Atlas

By: Speed, John

Price: £13.50

Publisher: UK., Pavilion Books: 1995

Edition: 3rd Edition

Sellers ID: 02685

ISBN: 1857936124

Condition: Very Good


This book is based on a rare, contemporary coloured copy of the atlas in The British Library. Its commentaries draw the connections between the social and geographical forces that shaped the counterside. It is a beautifully presented compilation likely to provide hours of interest. It is produced with sixty-seven maps to travel through. The lower front corner is a little creased. View more info

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Six Wives :the Queens of Henry VIII: The Queens of Henry VIII

By: Starkey, David

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., Chatto & Windus: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02922

ISBN: 0701172983

Condition: Very Good


What makes a man marry six times? Was Henry VIII a voracious philanderer? On the contrary, says David Starkey, the King was seeking happiness - as well as hoping for a son. He also establishes the interaction of the private and public, and demonstrates how the Queens of Henry VIII were central in determining political policy. There is a light mark on the fore edge of the text block. The front flap of the DW has been taped to the front paste-down. View more info