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  1. Iceland's Relationship with Norway c.870 - c.1100: Memory, History and Identity

    Iceland's Relationship with Norway c.870 - c.1100: Memory, History and Identity [Hardback]

    Ann-Marie Long (Author)

    £91.00

    ISBN: 9789004335622
    Published by : Brill
    Series: Northern World
    Volume: 81
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    In Iceland's Relationship with Norway c.870 - c.1100: Memory, History and Identity, Ann-Marie Long reassesses the development of Icelandic society from the earliest settlements to the twelfth century. Through a series of thematic studies, the book... .... Learn More
  2. King Arthur's Round Table

    King Arthur's Round Table [Paperback]

    Martin Biddle (Author)

    £9.99

    ISBN: 9780851158419
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer Ltd
    In 1976 the great wooden Round Table was temporarily removed from the wall of Winchester Castle's Great Hall providing historians and scientists, assembled by Martin Biddle, with an opportunity to make a thorough examination of it. Biddle and ... .... Learn More
  3. Offa and the Mercian Wars: The Rise and Fall of the First Great English Kingdom

    Offa and the Mercian Wars: The Rise and Fall of the First Great English Kingdom [Paperback]

    Chris Peers (Author)

    £14.99

    ISBN: 9781526711502
    Published by : Pen & Sword Books Ltd
    In England in the eighth century, in the midst of the so-called Dark Ages, Offa ruled Mercia, one of the strongest Anglo-Saxon kingdoms. For over 30 years he was the dominant warlord in the territory south of the Humber and the driving force behin... .... Learn More
  4. The Warrior Queen: The Life and Legend of Aethelflaed, Daughter of Alfred the Great

    The Warrior Queen: The Life and Legend of Aethelflaed, Daughter of Alfred the Great [Hardback]

    Joanna Arman (Author)

    £20.00

    ISBN: 9781445662046
    Published by : Amberley Publishing
    Aethelflaed, eldest daughter of Alfred 'the Great', has gone down in history as an enigmatic and almost legendary figure. To the popular imagination, she is the archetypal warrior queen, a Medieval Boudicca, renowned for her heroic struggle agains... .... Learn More
  5. Cnut the Great

    Cnut the Great [Hardback]

    Timothy Bolton (Author)

    Regular Price: £30.00

    Special Price: £24.00

    ISBN: 9780300208337
    Published by : Yale University Press
    A seminal biography of the underappreciated eleventh-century Scandinavian warlord-turned-Anglo-Saxon monarch who united the English and Danish crowns to forge a North Sea empire Historian Timothy Bolton offers a fascinating reappraisal of one of t... .... Learn More
  6. Sturla Thordarson: Skald, Chieftain, and Lawman

    Sturla Thordarson: Skald, Chieftain, and Lawman [Hardback]

    Jon Vidar Sigurdsson (Other); Sverrir Jakobsson (Other)

    £99.00

    ISBN: 9789004342354
    Published by : Brill
    Series: Northern World
    Volume: 78
    This volume is an introduction to Sturla Thordarson (1214-1284), a leading figure in thirteenth-century Iceland. Sturla Thordarson is one of only a handful of thirteenth-century Icelandic historians to be known by name, and he is certainly one of ... .... Learn More
  7. Aethelflaed, Lady of the Mercians; The Battle of Tettenhall 910 AD; And Other West Mercian Studies

    Aethelflaed, Lady of the Mercians; The Battle of Tettenhall 910 AD; And Other West Mercian Studies [Hardback]

    David Horovitz (Author)

    £40.00

    ISBN: 9781527206199
    Published by : David Horovitz
    This book seeks to investigate in detail the period leading up to the battle of Tettenhall, to analyse early accounts of the conflict, to identify the possible battlefield site, and to consider the roles of AEthelred and AEthelflaed. It also consi... .... Learn More
  8. Image and Power in the Archaeology of Early Medieval Britain

    Image and Power in the Archaeology of Early Medieval Britain: Essays in honour of Rosemary Cramp [Paperback]

    Arthur MacGregor (Author); Helena Hamerow (Author)

    £32.00

    ISBN: 9781785704659
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Rosemary Cramp's influence on the archaeology of early Medieval Britain is nowhere more apparent than in these essays in her honour by her former students. Monastic sites, Lindisfarne and Whithorn, are the inspiration for Deirdre O'Sullivan's and ... .... Learn More
  9. The Prehistory of the Crusades

    The Prehistory of the Crusades [Paperback]

    Burnam W. Reynolds (Author)

    £21.99

    ISBN: 9781441143891
    Published by : Bloomsbury
    There is a vigorous debate on the exact beginnings of the Crusades, as well as a growing conviction that some practices of crusading may have been in existence, at least in part, long before they were identified as such. The Prehi... .... Learn More
  10. Northmen: The Viking Saga, 793-1241

    Northmen: The Viking Saga, 793-1241 [Paperback]

    John Haywood (Author)

    £8.99

    ISBN: 9781781855256
    Published by : Head of Zeus
    The violent and predatory society of Dark Age Scandinavia left a unique impact on the history of medieval Europe. From their chill northern fastness, Norse warriors, explorers and merchants raided, traded, and settled across wide areas of Europe, ... .... Learn More

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