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- Belgrave House 1996; US$ 10.00
For the writer and anyone else interested in Renaissance England (1485-1649), this remarkable resource covers the day-to-day details: fashions, food, customs, family life, the Royal Court, law and punishment, holidays, city and rural living, seafaring and land occupations, alehouses, marriage, birth and death rituals--and a great deal more, written... more...
- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 9.99 US$ 8.59
This history of the Tudors offers a short introduction to this age in British history. It includes a compelling account of the political, religious and economic changes of the country under such leading monarchs as Henry VIII and Elizabeth I. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 302.00
The Compendium of British Office Holders provides a comprehensive guide to holders of British Political, Administrative, Military and Ecclesiastical offices since the Roman conquest, giving names, dates and the length offices were held for governmental positions. It is the first such collection of this type of research data since Haydn's Dictionary... more...
- MobileReference.com 2007; US$ 9.99
The illustrated book covers all Kings and Queens of England from the first Anglo-Saxon Kings to the current queen, Elizabeth II. It describes how the Crown changed hands as a result of conquest and how the Crown has battled Parliament. Audience. Intended for everyone interested in History of England. Fully illustrated. Search for words or phrases.... more...
- Scribner 2007; US$ 23.95
Acclaimed biographer Julia Markus has written an unprecedented and illuminating portrait of the brilliant, tortured, and controversial James Anthony Froude?the quintessential Victorian, father of modern biography, historian, diplomat, and prodigal son. J. Anthony Froude expertly captures the roiling cultural history of a century through one man?s... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 30.00
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Mary, Katherine, and Jane Grey?sisters whose mere existence nearly toppled a kingdom and altered a nation?s destiny?are the captivating subjects of Leanda de Lisle?s new book. The Sisters Who Would Be Queen breathes fresh life into these three young women, who were victimized in the notoriously vicious Tudor power... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95
These stories from the Star Chamber papers, first published in 1958, reveal the real, and sometimes comic, side of the functioning of the Star Chamber - an English court of Law from the Middle Ages, which was set up to ensure the fair enforcement of law against prominent people who were too powerful to be convicted by ordinary courts. These stories are... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 55.00
Daily Life in Elizabethan England: Second Edition offers a fresh look at Elizabethan life from the perspective of the people who actually lived it. With an abundance of updates based on the most current research, this second edition provides an engaging?and sometimes surprising?picture of what it was like to live during this distant time. Readers... more...