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  1. Lucrezia Borgia

    Lucrezia Borgia: Daughter of Pope Alexander VI [Hardback]

    Ferdinand Gregorovius(Author); Samantha Morris(Introduction)

    $49.99

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    ISBN: 9781592110391
    Published by : Vita Histria
    Lucrezia Borgia is among the most fascinating and controversial personalities of the Renaissance. The daughter of Pope Alexander VI, she was intensely involved in the political life of Italy during the late fifteenth and early sixteenth centuries.... .... Learn More
  2. The Culture of Castles in Tudor England and Wales

    The Culture of Castles in Tudor England and Wales [Hardback]

    Audrey M. Thorstad(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781783273843
    Published by : Boydell Press
    The castle was an imposing architectural landmark in late medieval and early modern England and Wales. Castles were much more than lordly residences: they were accommodation to guests and servants, spaces of interaction between the powerful and th... .... Learn More
  3. Aphrodisiacs, Fertility and Medicine in Early Modern England

    Aphrodisiacs, Fertility and Medicine in Early Modern England [Paperback]

    Jennifer Evans(Author)

    $25.95

    ISBN: 9780861933501
    Published by : Royal Historical Society
    Series: Royal Historical Society Studies in History New Series
    Volume: 89
    It was common knowledge in early modern England that sexual desire was malleable, and could be increased or decreased by a range of foods - including artichokes, oysters and parsnips. This book argues that these aphrodisiacs wereused not simply fo... .... Learn More
  4. Dressing the Scottish Court, 1543-1553

    Dressing the Scottish Court, 1543-1553: Clothing in The Accounts of the Lord High Treasurer of Scotland [Hardback]

    Melanie Schuessler Bond(Author)

    $130.00

    ISBN: 9781783272624
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Medieval and Renaissance Clothing and Textiles
    Volume: 3
    The Accounts of the Lord High Treasurer of Scotland document money spent by the royal treasury and contain numerous references to clothing and textiles. This volume is designed to make the rich material in the Accounts from the regency of the Earl... .... Learn More
  5. A Protestant Lord in James VI's Scotland

    A Protestant Lord in James VI's Scotland: George Keith, Fifth Earl Marischal (1554-1623) [Hardback]

    Miles Kerr-Peterson(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781783273768
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: St Andrews Studies in Scottish History
    Volume: 8
    George Keith, fifth Earl Marischal, is an outstanding example of long-term successful Protestant Lordship in the reign of James VI. The founder of Marischal College in Aberdeen and the towns of Peterhead and Stonehaven, reputed tobe the richest ea... .... Learn More
  6. Queenship at the Renaissance Courts of Britain

    Queenship at the Renaissance Courts of Britain: Catherine of Aragon and Margaret Tudor, 1503-1533 [Hardback]

    Michelle Beer(Author); Michelle L. Beer(Author)

    $90.00

    ISBN: 9780861933488
    Published by : Royal Historical Society
    Series: Royal Historical Society Studies in History New Series
    Volume: 101
    Catherine of Aragon (r.1509-33) and her sister-in-law Margaret Tudor (r.1503-13) presided as queens over the glittering sixteenth-century courts of England and Scotland, alongside their husbands Henry VIII of England and James IVof Scotland. Altho... .... Learn More
  7. Contested Reformations in the University of Cambridge, 1535-1584

    Contested Reformations in the University of Cambridge, 1535-1584 [Hardback]

    Ceri Law(Author)

    $90.00

    ISBN: 9780861933471
    Published by : Royal Historical Society
    Series: Royal Historical Society Studies in History New Series
    Volume: 100
    The University of Cambridge has long been heralded as the nursery of the English Reformation: a precociously evangelical and then Puritan Tudor institution. Spanning fifty years and four reigns and based on extensive archival research, this book r... .... Learn More
  8. The Right Ordering of Souls'

    The Right Ordering of Souls': The Parish of All Saints' Bristol on the Eve of the Reformation [Hardback]

    Clive Burgess(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781783273096
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Studies in the History of Medieval Religion
    Volume: 47
    In the two centuries preceding the Reformation in England, economic, political and spiritual conditions combined with constructive effect. Endemic plague prompted a demonstrative piety and, in a world enjoying rising disposable incomes, this linke... .... Learn More
  9. Der Kirchliche Zentralbau der Renaissance in Italien

    Der Kirchliche Zentralbau der Renaissance in Italien: Studien zur Karriere eines Baugedankens im Quattro- und frühen Cinquecento [Hardback]

    Jens Niebaum(Author)

    $185.00

    ISBN: 9783777480619
    Published by : Hirmer Verlag GmbH
    Series: Römische Studien der Bibliotheca Hertziana
    Volume: 34
    Central-plan buildings, i.e. churches constructed on a ground plan that is circular, square, polygonal or in the shape of a Greek cross, etc., have been among the central paradigms of the architecture of the period in Renaissance ... .... Learn More
  10. Irritamenta

    Irritamenta: Numismatic Treasures of a Renaissance Collector [Hardback]

    John Cunnally(Author)

    $200.00

    ISBN: 9780897223423
    Published by : American Numismatic Society
    Series: Numismatic Studies
    Volume: 31
    Winner of the 2017 Numismatic Literary Guild: Best Book About World Coins Award
    Handsomely bound in red leather, MS Typ 411 is one of thousands of rare editions, manuscripts, and documents in the Houghton Library’s Print... .... Learn More

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