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  1. Text and Image in René d'Anjou's Livre de Tournois

    Text and Image in René d'Anjou's Livre de Tournois: Constructing Authority and Identity in Fifteenth-Century Court Culture - Three Volume set [Hardback]

    Justin Sturgeon(Author)

    $340.00

    ISBN: 9781783272693
    Published by : Boydell Press
    René d'Anjou's Livre des tournois is famous as the most substantial account of the organisation of a medieval tournament that has come down to us. It survives in eight manuscripts, most of which have an almost identical layout; the b... .... Learn More
  2. The Sea Kings

    The Sea Kings: The Late Norse Kingdoms of Man and the Isles c.1066–1275 [Paperback]

    R. Andrew McDonald(Author)

    $45.00

    ISBN: 9781910900376
    Published by : John Donald
    The archipelagic kingdoms of Man and the Isles that flourished from the last quarter of the eleventh century down to the middle of the thirteenth century represent two forgotten kingdoms of the medieval British Isles. They were ruled by powerful i... .... Learn More
  3. She is But a Woman

    She is But a Woman: Queenship in Scotland 1424–1463 [Paperback]

    Fiona Downie(Author)

    $34.95

    ISBN: 9781910900499
    Published by : John Donald
    She is But a Woman, the first in-depth study of medieval Scottish queens, investigates the relationship between gender and power in the medieval Scottish court by exploring the art of queenship as practised by Joan Beaufort and Mary of Guel... .... Learn More
  4. Cromwell and Scotland

    Cromwell and Scotland: Conquest and Religion 1650-1660 [Paperback]

    R. Scott Spurlock(Author)

    $34.95

    ISBN: 9781910900437
    Published by : John Donald
    This book examines the role of religion in the story of Oliver Cromwell’s invasion and subsequent occupation of Scotland. Analysis of the printed propaganda produced by the Scots and the English makes it clear that both nations defined their... .... Learn More
  5. The Black Douglases

    The Black Douglases: War and Lordship in Late Medieval Scotland, 1300-1455 [Paperback]

    Michael Brown(Author)

    $39.95

    ISBN: 9781910900413
    Published by : John Donald
    During the century and a half of their power the Black Douglases earned fame as Scotland’s champions in the front line of war against England. On their shields they bore the bloody heart of Robert Bruce, the symbol of their claim to be the p... .... Learn More
  6. Alexander III, 1249-1286

    Alexander III, 1249-1286: First Among Equals [Paperback]

    Norman H. Reid(Author)

    $44.95

    ISBN: 9781910900383
    Published by : John Donald
    Winner of the Saltire Society Scottish History Book of the Year 2019

    Presiding over an age of relative peace and prosperity, Alexander III represented the zenith of Scottish medieval kingship. The events which followed his early and unexp... .... Learn More
  7. The Normans in Ireland

    The Normans in Ireland: Leinster, 1167-1247 [Hardback]

    Richard A. Lomas(Author)

    $100.00

    ISBN: 9781910900338
    Published by : John Donald
    The Norman invasion of Britain, as depicted in the Bayeux Tapestry, is well known, but the later invasion of Ireland is
    much less well documented. Yet much of what we see today in Irish heritage has Norman roots. Ireland and Britain have
    m... .... Learn More
  8. The Soldiers' Chronicle of the Hundred Years War

    The Soldiers' Chronicle of the Hundred Years War: College of Arms Manuscript M9 [Hardback]

    Anne Curry(Editor); Rémy Ambühl(Editor)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781783275144
    Published by : Boydell Press
    This previously unpublished chronicle from the mid-fifteenth century covers the English wars in France from 1415 to 1429. It is highly unusual in that it was written by two soldiers, Peter Basset and Christopher Hanson. William Worcester, secretar... .... Learn More
  9. The Cultural History of Musical Instruments in Scotland

    The Cultural History of Musical Instruments in Scotland: 1700 to the Present Day [Paperback]

    Vivien E. Williams(Editor); Hugh Cheape(Editor)

    $50.00

    ISBN: 9781910900208
    Published by : John Donald
    What can a bagpipe, a fiddle or a harpsichord tell us about national culture and identity? Each country has a different story to tell, and Scotland’s story has not yet been told. This book traces the cultural and social history of musical in... .... Learn More
  10. The Last Dawn

    The Last Dawn: The Royal Oak Tragedy at Scapa Flow [Paperback]

    David Turner(Author)

    $14.95

    ISBN: 9781839830020
    Published by : Origin
    On 13 October 1939, HMS Royal Oak, one of the British navy’s top battleships, was destroyed at the Royal Navy’s main anchorage at Scapa Flow, Orkney. The audacious attack, by a German U-boat, was the first major blow against Britain of... .... Learn More

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