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Early and medieval to 1485

  • The Norman Commandersby Paul Hill

    Pen and Sword 2015; US$ 22.50

    Robert Guiscard, William the Conqueror, Roger I of Sicily and Bohemond Prince of Antioch are just four of the exceptional Norman commanders who not only led their armies to victory in battle but also, through military force, created their own kingdoms in the eleventh and twelfth centuries. Their single-minded and aggressive leadership, and the organization,... more...

  • Rulership and Rebellion in the Anglo-Norman World, c.1066?c.1216by Dr Paul Dalton; Professor David Luscombe

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 124.95

    The importance of the themes of rulership and rebellion in the history of the Anglo-Norman world between 1066 and the early thirteenth century is incontrovertible. The power, government, and influence of kings, queens and other lords pervaded and dominated society and was frequently challenged and resisted. But while biographies of rulers, studies... more...

  • Dudo of St Quentin's Historia Normannorumby Benjamin Pohl

    Boydell & Brewer 2015; US$ 115.00

    Interdisciplinary study of one of the most important texts of the Anglo-Norman period. more...

  • Before Jutlandby James Goldrick

    Naval Institute Press 2015; US$ 44.95

    Before Jutland is an effort to understand what happened at sea in northern European waters in 1914-15 when the German High Sea Fleet faced the Grand Fleet in the North Sea and the Russian Fleet in the Baltic. The book is an extensively revised and extended version of the author?s 1984 work The King?s Ships Were at Sea. It covers the first six months... more...

  • Henry VIby David Grummitt

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    In this new assessment of Henry VI, David Grummitt synthesizes a wealth of detailed research into Lancastrian England that has taken place throughout the last three decades to provide a fresh appraisal of the house?s last King. The biography places Henry in the context of Lancastrian political culture and considers how his reign was shaped by the... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of the British Empireby Kenneth J. Panton

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 149.99

    The Historical Dictionary of the British Empire covers its history through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 700 cross-referenced entries on important personalities, politics, economy, foreign relations, religion, and culture. more...

  • 100 Walks in Yorkshireby Jonathan J Smith

    Crowood 2015; US$ 14.57

    Yorkshire is a walker's paradise. This collection of 100 walks of up to 12 miles covers West Riding and The Dales and will help you explore the best of this beautiful and diverse county. The Crowood Walking Guides include; detailed and accurate route descriptions; full-colour mapping which is sourced from the Ordnance Survey; where to park and places... more...

  • Decoding Domesdayby David Roffe

    Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2015; US$ 29.15

    The Domesday Book is one of our major sources for a crucial period of English history; yet it remains difficult to interpret. This provocative new book proposes a complete re-assessment, with profound implications for our understanding of the society and economy of medieval England. In particular, it overturns the general assumption that the Domesday... more...

  • The Cruciform Brooch and Anglo-Saxon Englandby Toby F. Martin

    Boydell & Brewer 2015; US$ 120.00

    Examination and analysis of one of the most important artefacts of Anglo-Saxon society, the cruciform brooch, setting it in a wider context. more...

  • King Johnby Stephen Church

    Basic Books 2015; US$ 29.99

    King John has long been dubbed one of the “vilest? of English kings. He was brutish, untrustworthy, and ruled as a virtual tyrant—and yet his reign changed the course of English history. As renowned medieval historian Stephen Church argues, John?s importance has for too long been overshadowed by more heroic family members like Richard the Lionhearted... more...