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- 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 Originally enacted in 1215, some sections of the Magna Carta remain on the books as legally enforced statutes in parts of the U.K. today.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...
- The History Press 2011; US$ 14.57
When Edward IV died in 1483, the Yorkist succession was called into question by doubts about the legitimacy of his son, Edward (one of the 'Princes in the Tower'). The crown therefore passed to Edward's undoubtedly legitimate younger brother, Richard, Duke of Gloucester. But Richard, too, found himself entangled in the web of uncertainly, since those... more...
- The History Press 2012; US$ 22.99
In 1455 John Howard was an untitled and relatively obscure Suffolk gentleman. At the time of his death at the Battle of Bosworth Field in 1485 he was Earl Marshal, Duke of Norfolk, Lord Admiral and a very rich man (and the current Duke of Norfolk is his direct descendant). How had he attained these elevations? Through his service to the House of York,... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2012; US$ 14.95
The Festival of Britain in 1951 transformed the way people saw their war-ravaged nation. Giving Britons an intimate experience of contemporary design and modern building, it helped them accept a landscape under reconstruction, and brought hope of a better world to come. Drawing on previously unseen sketches and plans, photographs and interviews,The... more...
- The History Press 2011; US$ 14.57
Elizabeth Woodville is undoubtedly a historical character whose life no novelist would ever have dared invent. She has been portrayed as an enchantress; as an unprincipled advancer of her family's fortunes and a plucky but pitiful queen in Shakespeare's histories. She has been alternatively championed and vilified by her contemporaries and five centuries... more...
- The History Press 2011; US$ 23.99
Warwick the Kingmaker, the Earl of Warwick & Salisbury whose wealth and power was so great that he could effectively decide who would rule England during the Wars of the Roses (1455-1487), had six sisters: Joan, Cecily, Alice, Eleanor, Katherine and Margaret. They all married powerful noblemen who often found themselves on opposing sides during this... more...
- The History Press 2011; US$ 11.99
On December 22, 1550 an old bricklayer named Richard Plantagenet was buried at Eastwell in Kent. Unusually for a bricklayer, he had been able to read Latin and, when pressed, he had claimed to be a natural son of King Richard II and to have met him the day before the Battle of Bosworth. Yet he had simply been Richard III's bastard he would have been... more...
- Little, Brown and Company 2008; US$ 9.99
Waged almost six centuries ago, the Battle of Agincourt still captivates. It is the classic underdog story, and generations have wondered how the English--outmanned by the French six to one--could have succeeded so bravely and brilliantly. Drawing on a wide range of sources, Juliet Barker paints a gripping narrative of the October 1415 clash between... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 10.99
In August, 500 years ago, Richard III lost his life and the Plantagenet name came to an end. This volume provides the background to the Battle of Bosworth - of the war and politics in the previous years and the various combatants. more...
- Kohlhammer Verlag 2003; US$ 16.08
In Deutschland haben die Anjou-Plantagenets noch keine angemessene Würdigung erfahren, obwohl sie zu den wichtigsten Dynastien Englands zählen. Das vorliegende Buch verdeutlicht die Rolle dieses Herrschergeschlechts in England selbst sowie im Beziehungsgeflecht der übrigen Reiche Europas. Dargestellt wird die politische Ereignisgeschichte von Heinrich... more...