The story of an ancient and exceptional sword found at Bamburgh by author Edoardo Albert
This review was written by Alex Woolf of St Andrews university, and published in the journal of ‘Early Medieval Europe’, 2020, Vol.28 (1), p.157-160 The Emergence of the English. ByRead More
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An exceptional biography that allows the man to emerge from the history
Here is a very short booklist for Eleanor enthusiasts who would like to go to the horse’s mouth Eleanor of Aquitaine: Queen of France, Queen of England. Ralph Turner,Read More
This will be the definitive biography for decades. Because it combines superb scholarship with wit and insight.
Book Review: Drama, pathos and all the gossip and intrigue of the atmosphere air of court, with the reality of Catherine’s upbringing-all in a rigorous work of history
Book Review: A generally positive presentation that looks at Cromwell’s personal life as well as the court intriguer
Fluid, lucid style combined with detail makes a book with colour and brings the Tudor world to life but does not trivialise.
A history that emphasises social and economic history, with some jaw dropping stories
Title: Thomas More Series: Reputations Author: John Guy Genre: History Publisher: Arnold Release Date: 2000 Pages: 252 In opening the impeachment trial of President Clinton on 14 January 1999, CongressmanRead More
Fresh, invigorating, passionate – an extraordinary and distinctive book on Anne Boleyn and the way culture has perceived her
This is a very, very, eclectic and short list. There are more books on the Wars of the Roses than flies on a pile of poo. But these are theRead More
All the podcasts on this page in my humble opinion are well worth listening to. And I should say that does NOT mean that if they are not here theyRead More