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  1. Knights

    Knights: Chivalry and Violence [Paperback]

    John Sadler and Rosie Serdiville

    £7.99

    ISBN: 9781612005171
    Published by : Casemate UK
    Series: Casemate Short History
    Originally warriors mounted on horseback, knights became associated with the concept of chivalry as it was popularised in medieval European literature. Knights were expected to fight bravely and honourably and be loyal to their lord until death if... .... Learn More
  2. Crusading and Pilgrimage in the Norman World

    Crusading and Pilgrimage in the Norman World [Paperback]

    Kathryn Hurlock (Editor); Paul Oldfield (Editor)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9781783273027
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    The reputation of the Normans is rooted in warfare, faith and mobility. They were simultaneously famed as warriors, noted for their religious devotion, and celebrated as fearless travellers. In the Middle Ages few activities offered a better condu... .... Learn More
  3. Courts of Chivalry and Admiralty in Late Medieval Europe

    Courts of Chivalry and Admiralty in Late Medieval Europe [Hardback]

    Anthony Musson (Editor); Nigel Ramsay (Editor)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9781783272174
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
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    The wars waged by the English in France during the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries led to the need for judicial agencies which could deal with disputes that arose on land and sea, beyond the reach of indigenous laws. This led to the jurisdictio... .... Learn More
  4. A Short History of the Middle Ages, Fifth Edition

    A Short History of the Middle Ages, Fifth Edition [Paperback]

    Barbara H. Rosenwein (Author)

    £42.99

    ISBN: 9781442636224
    Published by : University of Toronto Press
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    In this bestselling book, Barbara H. Rosenwein integrates the history of three medieval civilizations (European, Byzantine, and Islamic) in a dynamic narrative that is complemented by exquisite illustrations and maps. In the new edition, Rosenwein... .... Learn More
  5. The Siege of Acre, 1189-1191: Saladin, Richard the Lionheart, and the Battle That Decided the Third Crusade

    The Siege of Acre, 1189-1191: Saladin, Richard the Lionheart, and the Battle That Decided the Third Crusade [Hardback]

    John D. Hosler (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9780300215502
    Published by : Yale University Press
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    The first comprehensive history of the most decisive military campaign of the Third Crusade and one of the longest wartime sieges of the Middle Ages The two-year-long siege of Acre (1189-1191) was the most significant military engagement of the Th... .... Learn More
  6. Germany, Hungary and the Crusade in the Reign of Emperor Sigismund, 1400-1437

    Germany, Hungary and the Crusade in the Reign of Emperor Sigismund, 1400-1437 [Hardback]

    Mark Whelan (Editor)

    £95.00

    ISBN: 9781472469793
    Published by : Routledge
    Series: Crusade Texts in Translation
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    This selection of over 100 texts, nearly all appearing for the first time in English translation, illustrates the struggle between the Christians and Ottomans on the Danube frontier, and features coverage of the broader political, military, and di... .... Learn More
  7. The Tunis Crusade of 1270: A Mediterranean History

    The Tunis Crusade of 1270: A Mediterranean History [Hardback]

    Michael Lower (Author)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9780198744320
    Published by : Oxford University Press
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    Why did the last of the major European campaigns to reclaim Jerusalem end in an attack on Tunis, a peaceful North African port city thousands of miles from the Holy Land? In the first book-length study of the campaign in English, Michael Lower tel... .... Learn More
  8. The Chronicle of Geoffrey le Baker of Swinbrook

    The Chronicle of Geoffrey le Baker of Swinbrook [Paperback]

    David Preest (Other); Richard Barber (Other)

    £17.99

    ISBN: 9781783273041
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
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    Geoffrey le Baker's chronicle covers the reigns of Edward II and Edward III up to the English victory at Poitiers. It starts in a low key, copying an earlier chronicle, but by the end of Edward II's reign he offers a much more vivid account. His d... .... Learn More
  9. Writing the Early Crusades: Text, Transmission and Memory

    Writing the Early Crusades: Text, Transmission and Memory [Paperback]

    Marcus Bull (Editor); Damian Kempf (Editor)

    £19.99

    ISBN: 9781783272990
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
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    The First Crusade (1095-1101) was the stimulus for a substantial boom in Western historical writing in the first decades of the twelfth century, beginning with the so-called "eyewitness" accounts of the crusade and extending to numerous second-han... .... Learn More
  10. The Medieval Military Engineer: From the Roman Empire to the Sixteenth Century

    The Medieval Military Engineer: From the Roman Empire to the Sixteenth Century [Hardback]

    Peter Purton (Author)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9781783272785
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
    Series: Armour and Weapons
    Volume: v. 7
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    The results of medieval engineering still surround us - cathedrals, castles, stone bridges, irrigation systems. However, the siege artillery, siege towers, temporary bridges, earthwork emplacements and underground mines used for war have left litt... .... Learn More

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