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- The History Press 2014; US$ 24.78
Less well-known than his brothers, Edward IV and Richard III, little has been written about George, Duke of Clarence and we are faced with a series of questions. Where was he born? What was he really like? Was it his unpredictable behaviour that set him against his brother Edward IV? George played a central role in the Wars of the Roses played out... more...
- Osprey Publishing 2014; US$ 17.95
This is the fascinating story William Marshal who negotiated the brutal realities of medieval warfare and the conflicting demands of chivalric ideals, and who against the odds defeated the joint French and rebel forces in arguably the most important battle in midieval English history - overshadowing even Agincourt. In 1217 England was facing her... more...
- Osprey Publishing 2014; US$ 17.95
The famous but largely unchronicled Hanseatic League (or simple "the Hanse/Hansa") was a Tuetonic German commercial and defensive federation of merchant guilds based in harbor towns along the North Sea and Baltic coasts of what are now Germany and her neighbors, which eventually dominated maritime trade in Northern Europe and spread its influence much... more...
- Orion Publishing Group 2013; US$ 8.99
The vicious wars between the English noble houses of York and Lancaster marked the end of medieval England and the birth of the Renaissance. The end of that thirty-year period of strife and bloodshed saw the collapse of the great Plantagenet dynasty, rulers of all England and much of France for over three hundred years, and the rise of the Tudors.... more...
- The O'Brien Press 2014; US$ 16.03
The date was Good Friday, April 23rd in the Year of Our Lord 1014. The most ferocious battle ever fought in Ireland was about to begin... In the three decades since Morgan Llyweyln wrote the bestselling novel Lion of Ireland , she has studied the legendary life of Brian Boru, High King of Ireland. Often dismissed as a mythical figure, as all... more...
- Orion Publishing Group 2014; US$ 8.99
Sean McGlynn investigates the reality of medieval warfare. For all the talk of chivalry, medieval warfare routinely involved acts which we would consider war crimes. Lands laid waste, civilians slaughtered, prisoners massacred: this was standard fare justified by tradition and practical military necessity. It was unbelievably barbaric, but seldom uncontrolled.... more...
- John Murray 2014; Not Available
In 1485 the Battle of Bosworth marked an epoch in the lives of two great houses: the house of York fell to the ground when Richard III died on the field of battle; and the house of Tudor rose from the massacre to reign for the next hundred years. Michael Jones co-author of The King's Grave: The Search for Richard III rewrites this landmark event... more...
- Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 13.11
'Superb and quite unputdownable.' Miranda Seymour, Sunday Times 'A magnificent achievement - the most exciting book of its kind for years.' Good Book Guide (Editor's Choice) The hugely acclaimed, best-selling life of John Hawkwood, one of the outstanding figures of English and European history. 'A narrative driven with robust... more...