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Lancaster Against York: The Wars of the Roses and the Foundation of Modern Britain
by Trevor Royle

In this sweeping history, Trevor Royle details one of the bloodiest episodes in British history. The prize was the crown of England, and the players were the rival ...

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353 pages including index, hardback, very high quality paper.
"To understand the Wars of the Roses, one should read Shakespeare's History Plays for the epic drama, and Trevor. Royle's "ancaster Against York for the epic truth. Royle has produced a tremendous achievement: a modern classic for all times." Amanda Foreman
—Updated Jul 19, 2011



The Far Traveler: Voyages of a Viking Woman
by Nancy Marie Brown

Five hundred years before Columbus, a Viking woman named Gudrid sailed off the edge of the known world. She landed in the New World and lived there for three years, ...

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306 pages including index, hardback. An excellent read!
—Updated Jul 19, 2011



Medieval Civilization 400-1500.
by Jacques. LE GOFF

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393 pages, hardback Barnes and Noble version. An excellent resource to understand society in an overall view during this period.
—Updated Jul 19, 2011



The Cambridge Illustrated Atlas of Warfare: The Middle Ages, 768-1487 (Cambridge Illustrated Atlases)
by Nicholas Hooper, Matthew Bennett

Warfare in the Middle Ages is often characterized as being dominated by lone, heroic knights or enormous mobs of plodding infantry. In this colorful and informative ...

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192 pages including index, hardback, 9 1/2 inches wide, 11 1/2 inches tall. Very indepth text, maps, photographs, charts and illustrations.
—Updated Jul 19, 2011



Armour from the Battle of Wisby
by Bengt Thordeman

On 27th July 1361 a violent battle took place between the King of Sweden and the defenders of the city of Welsby on the Swedish island of Gotland. The Welsby army ...

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bout 600 or more pages, Hardback. A Tremendous re - work by Brian Price. An extremely indepth and masterful description of text, photographs, sketches, charts, etc. A highly prized reference book in my personal library!k
—Updated Jul 19, 2011



The Reign of King Henry VI
by R. A. Griffiths

'Anyone who wishes to study the reign of Henry VI will need to start from the basis which Professor Griffiths provides' A.J. Pollard, Parliamentary History Henry VI ...

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968 pages including index. Unfortunately I bought this masterly work in paperback.
—Updated Jul 19, 2011



Edward, Prince of Wales and Aquitaine: A Biography of the Black Prince (Sutton History Classics)
by Richard Barber

A comprehensive and informative biography of the Black Prince and the legend that surrounded him throughout his life. Very much a narrative history, supported by ...

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250 pages of text in this paperback. An excellent account of the crown prince and his military career!
—Updated Jul 19, 2011



Edward the Black Prince: Power in Medieval Europe
by David Green

The Black Prince was one of the most important figures of the medieval period: he claimed the major battles of the Hundred Years Wars. Dying before his father, ...

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190 pages of text, paperback.Vivid, imaginative biography of England's noted 14th century crown prince and his astounding bravery on the battlefield.
—Updated Jul 19, 2011



Henry V as Warlord (Classic Military History)
by Desmond Seward

In Henry V as Warlord, acclaimed historian Desmond Seward sweeps away the myths and idolatry of Henry V to reveal a cruel, intolerant bigot who thirsted for victory ...

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Though the paperback version. I found this book to be an excellent insight to perhaps England's most fearless King!
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Reviewed by Bob Burns
207 pages including index. Mine is the Barnes and Noble hardback version. Written by a highly respected historian.
—Updated Jul 19, 2011



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