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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 28.95
Henry V of England, the princely hero of Shakespeare?s play, who successfully defeated the French at the Battle of Agincourt and came close to becoming crowned King of France, is one of the best known and most compelling monarchs in English history. This new biography takes a fresh look at his entire life and nine year reign, and gives a balanced... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 90.00
The shocking massacre of the Jews in York, 1190, is here re-examined in its historical context along with the circumstances and processes through which Christian and Jewish neighbours became enemies and victims. more...
- De Gruyter 2001; US$ 105.00
Das halbe Jahrtausend, dessen Geschichte in diesem Buch geschrieben wird, sah nicht nur bedeutende Verschiebungen der geographischen Grenzen des Welttheaters. Noch stärker tritt hervor, daß sich eine Weltordnung, in der Orient und Okzident in Gestalt des persischen und des römischen Großreiches einander gegenüberstanden, zur Dreiheit der byzantinischen,... more...
- The History Press 2014; US$ 26.24
When people think of Richard the Lionheart they recall the scene at the end of every Robin Hood epic when he returns from the crusade to punish his treacherous brother John and the wicked Sheriff of Nottingham. In reality Richard detested England and the English, was deeply troubled by his own sexuality and was noted for greed, not generosity, and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 83.95
John of Gaunt (1340 -99), Duke of Lancaster and pretender to the throne of Castile, was son to Edward III, uncle to the ill-starred Richard III and father to Henry IV and the Lancastrian line. The richest and most powerful subject in England, a key actor on the international stage, patron of Wycliffe and Chaucer, he was deeply involved in the Peasant's... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 50.00
If Richard III had not charged to his death at Bosworth, how different might the history of Britain have been? Beginning in 1453 and ending in 1487, The Red Rose and the White provides a gripping overview of the bitter dynastic struggle for supremacy that raged between the houses of York and Lancaster for thirty years, culminating in the dramatic... more...
- The History Press 2011; US$ 14.57
Katherine Swynford -- sexual temptress or powerful woman at the centre of the medieval court? This book unravels the many myths and legacies of this fascinating woman, to show her in a whole new life. Katherine was sister-in-law to Geoffrey Chaucer and governess to the daughters of Blanche of Lancaster and John of Gaunt. She also became John of Gaunt's... more...
- The Floating Press 2013; US$ 2.99
Immerse yourself in one of the most significant documents ever penned. Originally enacted in 1215, some sections of the Magna Carta remain on the books as legally enforced statutes in parts of the U.K. today. Legal and political scholars have detailed the Magna Carta's far-reaching influence on the development of the legal and sociocultural systems... more...