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- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 288.00
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...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 23.96
Bestseller! Now with extended coverage of modern British history Britain's past brought right up to date This book is a riotous, irreverent account of the people and events that have shaped Britain. Always get those kings and queens confused? Never sure what happened when? You need this book. Inside you'll find rip-roaring stories of power-mad... 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...
- 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...
- Penguin Group US 2008; US$ 4.99
Our bestselling series is fit for a queen! The life of Queen Elizabeth I was dramatic and dangerous: cast out of her father?s court at the age of three and imprisoned at nineteen, Elizabeth was crowned queen in 1558, when she was only twenty-five. A tough, intelligent woman who spoke five languages, Elizabeth ruled for over forty years and led England... 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...
- Clarendon Press 2004; US$ 184.99
A Monastic Renaissance at St Albans is a study of intellectual life - teaching, preaching, the production of books, and the pursuit of scholarship - at one of England's greatest monasteries at the end of the Middle Ages. It has always been assumed that the monasteries fell into decline long before the Dissolution, but this study demonstrates the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 49.95
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...