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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. The Routledge History of Medieval Magic

    The Routledge History of Medieval Magic [Hardback]

    Sophie Page (Editor); Catherine Rider (Editor)

    £175.00

    ISBN: 9781472447302
    Published by : Routledge
    Series: Routledge Histories
    In recent decades scholars have paid increasingly serious attention to the issue of magic in the medieval period. Moving beyond simplistic notions of witchcraft and supernatural folklore, this Research Companion provides an up-to-date assessment a... .... Learn More
  3. Urban Panegyric and the Transformation of the Medieval City, 1100-1300

    Urban Panegyric and the Transformation of the Medieval City, 1100-1300 [Hardback]

    Paul Oldfield (Author)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9780198717737
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Series: Oxford Studies in Medieval European History
    This study offers the first extensive analysis of the function and significance of urban panegyric in the Central Middle Ages, a flexible literary genre which enjoyed a marked and renewed popularity in the period 1100 to 1300. In doing so, it conn... .... Learn More
  4. Medieval English Travel: A Critical Anthology

    Medieval English Travel: A Critical Anthology [Hardback]

    Anthony Bale (Editor); Sebastian Sobecki (Editor)

    £85.00

    ISBN: 9780198733782
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Medieval English Travel: A Critical Anthology is a comprehensive volume that consists of three sections: concise introductory essays written by leading specialists; an anthology of important and less well-known texts, grouped by destination; and a... .... Learn More
  5. Immigrant England, 1300-1550

    Immigrant England, 1300-1550 [Paperback]

    W. Mark Ormrod (Author); Bart Lambert (Author); Jonathan Mackman (Author)

    £19.99

    ISBN: 9781526109149
    Published by : Manchester University Press
    Series: Manchester Medieval Studies
    This book provides a vivid and accessible history of first-generation immigrants to England in the later Middle Ages. Accounting for upwards of two percent of the population and coming from all parts of Europe and beyond, immigrants spread out ove... .... Learn More
  6. Unquiet Women: From the Dusk of the Roman Empire to the Dawn of the Enlightenment

    Unquiet Women: From the Dusk of the Roman Empire to the Dawn of the Enlightenment [Hardback]

    Max Adams (Author)

    £20.00

    ISBN: 9781788543415
    Published by : Head of Zeus
    Wynflaed was an Anglo-Saxon noblewoman who owned male slaves and badger-skin gowns; Egeria a Gaulish nun who toured the Holy Land as the Roman Empire was collapsing; Gudfrid an Icelandic explorer and the first woman to give birth to a European chi... .... Learn More
  7. City and Society in the Low Countries, 1100-1600

    City and Society in the Low Countries, 1100-1600 [Hardback]

    Bruno Blonde (Editor); Marc Boone (Editor); Anne-Laure Van Bruaene (Editor)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9781108474689
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    The Low Countries was collectively one of the earliest and most heavily urbanised societies in European history. Present-day Belgium and the Netherlands still share important common features, such as comparatively low income inequalities, high lev... .... Learn More
  8. A Cultural History of the Senses in the Middle Ages

    A Cultural History of the Senses in the Middle Ages [Paperback]

    Richard G. Newhauser (Editor)

    £24.99

    ISBN: 9781350077898
    Published by : Bloomsbury
    Series: The Cultural Histories Series
    Understanding the senses is indispensable for comprehending the Middle Ages because both a theoretical and a practical involvement with the senses played a central role in the development of ideology and cultural practice in this period. For the l... .... Learn More
  9. Medieval Networks in East Central Europe: Commerce, Contacts, Communication

    Medieval Networks in East Central Europe: Commerce, Contacts, Communication [Paperback]

    Balazs Nagy (Editor); Andras Vadas (Editor); Felicitas Schmieder (Editor)

    £29.99

    ISBN: 9781138554856
    Published by : Routledge
    Medieval Networks in East Central Europe explores the economic, cultural, and religious forms of contact between East Central Europe and the surrounding world in the eighth to the fifteenth century. The sixteen chapters are grouped into four thema... .... Learn More
  10. The Witch: A History of Fear, from Ancient Times to the Present

    The Witch: A History of Fear, from Ancient Times to the Present [Paperback]

    Ronald Hutton (Author)

    £11.99

    ISBN: 9780300238679
    Published by : Yale University Press
    Why have societies all across the world feared witchcraft? This book delves deeply into its context, beliefs, and origins in Europe's history The witch came to prominence--and often a painful death--in early modern Europe, yet her origins are mu... .... Learn More

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