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  • Compendium of British Office Holdersby Dr Timothy Venning

    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...

  • Cromwellian Foreign Policyby Timothy Venning

    Palgrave Macmillan 1995; US$ 70.00

    The Protectorate's foreign relations are among the most misunderstood aspects of a little-known period of British history, usually seen as an interlude between regicide and Restoration. Yet Cromwell's unique political and military position and current European conflicts enabled him to play a crucial role in international affairs, playing off France... more...

  • AN Alternative History of Britainby Timothy Venning

    Pen and Sword 2013; US$ 12.99

    Continuing his exploration of the alternative paths that British history might so easily have taken, Timothy Venning turns his attention to the Hundred Years War between England and France. Could the English have won in the long term, or, conversely, have been decisively defeated sooner? Among the many scenarios discussed are what would have happened... more...

  • An Alternative History of Britainby Timothy Venning

    Pen and Sword 2013; US$ 12.99

    Timothy Venning's exploration of the alternative paths that British history might easily have taken moves on to the Wars of the Roses. What if Richard of York had not given battle in vain? How would a victory for Warwick the Kingmaker at the Battle of Barnet changed the course of the struggle for power? What if the Princes had escaped from the... more...

  • Normans and Early Plantagenetsby Timothy Venning

    Pen and Sword 2014; US$ 13.99

    Continuing his exploration of the pathways of British history, Timothy Venning examines the turning points of the period from the death of William I to the reign of Edward III and a little beyond. As always, he discusses the crucial junctions at which History could easily have taken a different turn and analyses the possible and likely results. While... more...

  • The Tudorsby Timothy Venning

    Pen and Sword 2014; US$ 13.99

    Continuing his exploration of the pathways of British history, Timothy Venning examines the turning points of the Tudor period, though he also strays over into the early Stuart period. As always, he discusses the crucial junctions at which History could easily have taken a different turn and analyses the possible and likely results. While necessarily... more...

  • The English Civil Warby Timothy Venning

    Pen and Sword 2015; US$ 18.50

    With hindsight, the victory of Parliamentarian forces over the Royalists in the English Civil War may seem inevitable but this outcome was not a foregone conclusion. Timothy Venning explores many of the turning points and discusses how they might so easily have played out differently. 
What if, for example, Charles I had capitalized on his victory... more...

  • A Chronology of Ancient Greeceby Timothy Venning

    Pen and Sword 2015; US$ 18.00

    This book offers a coherent narrative of the politico-military history of ancient Greece. It commences with the necessarily approximate course of events in Bronze and early Iron Age, as estimated by the most reliable scholarship plus the legendary accounts of this period. From the Persian Wars onwards, a year-by-year chronology is constructed from... more...

  • A Chronology of Early Medieval Western Europeby Timothy Venning

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    A Chronology of Early Medieval Western Europe uses a wide range of both primary and secondary sources to chart the history of Britain and Western Europe, with reference to the Celtic world, Scandinavia, the Mediterranean and North America. Extending from the middle of the fifth century to the Norman Conquest in 1066, the book is divided into five... more...

  • Chronology of the Byzantine Empireby Dr Timothy Venning; Dr Jonathan Harris

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 350.00

    This work provides a clear and comprehensive chronology of the Eastern Roman Empire from the foundation of Constantinople in 324 AD to the extinction of the last Byzantine principality in 1461 AD, ultimately shedding light on a once-obscure period of Eastern Mediterranean and Balkan history whose events still resonate in world politics. more...