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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. 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
  3. Seals and Status

    Seals and Status: Power of Objects [Paperback]

    John Cherry (Editor); Jessica Berenbeim (Editor); Lloyd de Beer (Editor)

    £40.00

    ISBN: 9780861592135
    Published by : British Museum Press
    Series: British Museum Research Publication
    Volume: 213
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    For 7,000 years seals have functioned as signs of authority. This publication deals specifically with aspects of status in the history of seals, exploring this theme across a diverse range of cultural contexts—from the 9th century up to the Early ... .... Learn More
  4. The Montbeliards in Outremer: A Study of Aristocratic Power in the Latin East in the First Half of the 13th Century

    The Montbeliards in Outremer: A Study of Aristocratic Power in the Latin East in the First Half of the 13th Century [Hardback]

    Karol Polejowski (Author)

    £105.00

    ISBN: 9781472452986
    Published by : Routledge
    Series: Rulers of the Latin East
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    In the first half of the thirteenth century, one of the most prominent and influential families in the Latin East was the Montbeliard family, originating from Imperial Burgundy. Its most well-known members, Walter and his nephew Odo, held the high... .... Learn More
  5. Godfrey of Bouillon: Duke of Lower Lotharingia, Ruler of Latin Jerusalem, C.1060-1100

    Godfrey of Bouillon: Duke of Lower Lotharingia, Ruler of Latin Jerusalem, C.1060-1100 [Hardback]

    Simon John (Author)

    £105.00

    ISBN: 9781472458964
    Published by : Routledge
    Series: Rulers of the Latin East
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    This book offers a new appraisal of the ancestry and career of Godfrey of Bouillon (c.1060-1100), a leading participant in the First Crusade (1096-99), and the first ruler of Latin Jerusalem (1099-1100), the polity established by the crusaders aft... .... Learn More
  6. Fifty Years of Medieval Technology and Social Change

    Fifty Years of Medieval Technology and Social Change [Hardback]

    Steven A. Walton (Editor)

    £95.00

    ISBN: 9781472475497
    Published by : Routledge
    Series: AVISTA Studies in the History of Medieval Technology, Science & Art
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    This volume brings together a series of papers at Kalamazoo as well as some contributed papers inspired by the fiftieth anniversary of the publication of Lynn White Jr.'s, Medieval Technology and Social Change (Oxford University Press, 1962), a sl... .... Learn More
  7. The Church at War: The Military Activities of Bishops, Abbots and Other Clergy in England, c. 900-1200

    The Church at War: The Military Activities of Bishops, Abbots and Other Clergy in England, c. 900-1200 [Hardback]

    Daniel M. G. Gerrard (Author)

    £110.00

    ISBN: 9781472423757
    Published by : Routledge
    Series: Church, Faith and Culture in the Medieval West
    The fighting bishop or abbot is a familiar figure to medievalists and much of what is known of the military organization of England in this period is based on ecclesiastical evidence. Unfortunately the fighting cleric has generally been regarded a... .... Learn More
  8. Secular Power and Sacral Authority in Medieval East-Central Europe

    Secular Power and Sacral Authority in Medieval East-Central Europe [Hardback]

    Kosana Jovanovic (Editor); Suzana Miljan (Editor)

    £80.00

    ISBN: 9789462981669
    Published by : Amsterdam University Press
    Series: Central European Medieval Studies
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    This book brings together a team of scholars representing a broad range of interests and new approaches in medieval studies to explore the interactions of secular power and sacral authority in central and southeastern Europe in the period. Contrib... .... Learn More
  9. Sources for the Crusades: Textual Tradition and Literary Influences

    Sources for the Crusades: Textual Tradition and Literary Influences [Hardback]

    Lean Ni Chleirigh (Editor); Natasha Hodgson (Editor)

    £105.00

    ISBN: 9781138232730
    Published by : Routledge
    Series: Crusades - Subsidia
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    This volume brings together an international team of scholars to literary influences on selected narratives of the Crusades. The result is an illumination of our understanding of crusading sources and an explanation of the biblical, classical and ... .... Learn More
  10. Peace and Penance in Late Medieval Italy

    Peace and Penance in Late Medieval Italy [Hardback]

    Katherine Ludwig Jansen (Author)

    £32.95

    ISBN: 9780691177748
    Published by : Princeton University Press
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    Medieval Italian communes are known for their violence, feuds, and vendettas, yet beneath this tumult was a society preoccupied with peace. Peace and Penance in Late Medieval Italy is the first book to examine how civic peacemaking in the age of D... .... Learn More

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