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  • The Long Twelfth-Century View of the Anglo-Saxon Pastby Martin Brett; David A. Woodman

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 154.95

    The essays in this volume, provided by experts in various different scholarly disciplines, scrutinize how the Anglo-Saxon past continued to be re-used and recycled throughout the longue durée of the twelfth century, as opposed to the early decades that are usually covered. The volume deals with a range of historical, linguistic, legal, artistic,... more...

  • Daily Life in Chaucer's Englandby Jeffrey L. Forgeng; Sarah Kolba; Will Mclean

    ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 70.00

    Experience the medieval world firsthand in this indispensable hands-on resource, and examine life as it was actually lived. The first book on medieval England to arise out of the living history movement, this volume allows readers to understand-and, if possible, recreate-what life was like for ordinary people in the days of Geoffrey Chaucer. Readers... more...

  • Annals of the Reign of Alfred the Greatby Asser

    ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 4.99

    A valuable and honest account of the life of King Alfred. This work reports all his expeditions and the successes and failures of his wars. It is also a testament to the respect and esteem he inspired in those around him. It records the events and history of that time and in that regard too, it is a very significant work. more...

  • The Arthur of Medieval Latin Literatureby Siân Echard

    University of Wales Press 2011; US$ 70.00

    King Arthur's stories survive in many genres, but while scholars and enthusiasts alike know something of his roots in Geoffrey of Monmouth's Latin History of the Kings of Britain, most are unaware that there was a Latin Arthurian tradition which extended beyond Geoffrey. This collection of essays highlights different aspects of that tradition. more...

  • Bloody British History Shrewsburyby Dorothy Nicolle

    The History Press 2013; US$ 4.36

    Death to them all! The story of Shrewsbury Castle, where an entire garrison was executed. The true story of the Three-Hour Battle which left over 6,000 men dead or dying. The admiral who used his enemies' heads as evidence. The tightrope artiste who dived to his death. Weird by true! how Gullet Passage and Grope Lane got their names! This book tells... more...

  • Der königliche Kaufmannby Stefan Weiß

    Primus Verlag 2011; US$ 29.02

    Kaum ein Monarch des Mittelalters ist so unterschiedlich bewertet worden wie Edward IV. von England. Er war ein siegreicher Heerführer, der Kriege tunlichst vermieden hat. Er liebte es, sich prächtig zu kleiden, einen aufwändigen Hofstaat zu unterhalten und sich mit schönen Frauen zu umgeben; gleichwohl hat er eine höchst erfolgreiche Finanzpolitik... more...

  • The Leeds Book of Daysby Margaret Drinkall

    The History Press 2013; US$ 4.36

    Taking you through the year day by day, The Leeds Book of Days contains quirky, eccentric, shocking, amusing and important events and facts from different periods in the history of the city. Ideal for dipping into, this addictive little book will keep you entertained and informed. Featuring hundreds of snippets of information gleaned from the vaults... more...

  • Completely Conkersby Will Jackson

    Summersdale Publishers Ltd. 2009; US$ 9.99

    Who would live in a country where no child is allowed to win a race on sports day and you can lose your job for forwarding an ‘Irish joke’ email? About 60 million Britons, that’s who!This laugh-out-loud collection of ludicrous laws, political correctness gone mad, moneywasting council schemes and ridiculous red tape reveals how:•... more...

  • Vikings of the Irish Seaby David Griffiths

    The History Press 2010; US$ 27.55

    The story of the Vikings on the east coast of Ireland and the west coast of Britain more...

  • Yeaveringby Paul Frodsham

    The History Press 2005; US$ 30.61

    This book looks afresh at Yeavering in the light of new work and new approaches, and makes the results of the study of this remarkable place accessible to the general reader. more...