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- The History Press 2011; US$ 18.94
One of the most charismatic and enigmatic personalities of the High Middle Ages, Edward the 'Black Prince' commanded an English division at the battle of Crecy at just 16 years old. But despite his battlefield exploits, romantic reputation, and popularity among the people, Edward has become notorious as a proponent of 'scorched earth' campaigns, or... more...
- The History Press 2011; US$ 26.24
In AD 43 the Romans landed an invasion force on the shores of Britain, heralding the beginning of recorded British history and laying the cultural foundations of today's national identity. Yet despite the crucial importance of this event, the actual location of the landings is still uncertain. Historians and archaeologists have debated and written... more...
- The History Press 2011; US$ 29.15
The conventional view of Richard III's defeat at the Battle of Bosworth Field in 1485 is that it was due to a loss of support for him after his usurpation of the throne. However, David Hipshon argues that the result might very well have been in his favour, had not his support for James Harrington in a long-running family feud with Thomas, Lord Stanley... more...
- Constable & Robinson 2011; US$ 13.11
In BC 55 Julius Caesar came, saw, conquered and then left. It was not until AD 43 that the Emperor Claudius crossed the channel and made Britain the western outpost of the Roman Empire that would span from the Scottish border to Persia. For the next 400 years the island would be transformed. Within that period would see the rise of Londinium, almost... more...
- The History Press 2011; US$ 27.69
The centuries after the end of Roman control of Britain in AD 410 are some of the most vital in Britain's history - yet some of the least understood. 'Warlords' brings to life a world of ambition, brutality and violence in a politically fragmented land, and provides a compelling new history of an age that would transform Britain. By comparing the... more...
- The History Press 2011; US$ 13.11
In 1066 a foreign invader won the throne of England in a single battle and changed not only the history of the British Isles but of Christendom, for ever. Harold Godwinson's army, exhausted from their victory against an invading Norwegian Viking army at the Battle of Stamford Bridge in the north, and his navy, scattered by storms, could not hold back... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2011; US$ 99.00
First book to deal with de Vere's life and extraordinary career, during the Wars of the Roses and beyond. more...
- Atlantic Books Ltd 2012; US$ 11.65
Harriet Harvey Wood's original and fascinating book shows that, rather than bringing culture and enlightenment to England, the Normans' aggressive and illegal invasion destroyed a long-established and highly-developed civilization which was far ahead of other European peoples in its political institutions, art and literature. It explores the background... more...
- The History Press 2012; US$ 7.28
Variously called 'The Gateway to England' or 'The Gateway to the World', Southampton is a uniquely historic city. For the first time, a day by day account is presented, providing a kaleidoscope of events. Traitors, murderers, Kings and Queens, fugitives, pirates and inventors have all played their part in the rich tapestry of Southampton's history.... more...