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The Elizabethan Epic

By: Baldwin Smith, Lacey

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 057800


A vivid depiction of the Elizabethan era set against the background of medieval chaos, gradually resolving into the twin revolutions of the Renaissance and the Reformation. Very good clean hardbackin dustwrapper which shows signs of light shelfwear. 286 pages including index. 16 b/w plates. View more info

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The Reign of Elizabeth, 1558-1603

By: Black, J. B.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Oxford, Oxfordshire, Oxford University Press: 1945

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 055412


Volume 8 in the Oxford History of England series. "A series which has been accepted as the most authoritative general history of England" TLS. Square, tight hardback. Previous owner's name on front endpaper. Text block clean. 448 pages + maps View more info

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The Life of Thomas More

By: Boardman, Brigid M.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Catholic Truth Society: 1978

Seller ID: 047572


12 page stapled booklet being a history of the life of Saint Thomas More written for children to help them to understand the circumstances of Tudor life. A very good clean copy. Illustrated with b/w drawings. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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The Elizabethan Deliverance

By: Bryant, Arthur

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Collins: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 041178


Looks at the first thirty years of Elizabeth's reign, culminating in the defeat of the Armada. A very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. 232 pages including index. Map endpapers. Previous owner's name on front endpaper. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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The Other Face - Catholic Life Under Elizabeth I

By: Caraman, Philip (Editor)

Price: £37.50

Publisher: London, Longmans: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 025093


Described as a reading copy as the bottom margin of pages 255-270 are stained (text not affected) - and pages 269 &270 have a smear mark and creasing to top corner - again all text is legible. Jacket is shelfworn. Otherwise a very good, clean copy of this now hard-to-find title which provides a view of Elizabethan Catholic life, seen entirely through contemporary writings. 341 pages including index. View more info

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The Cecils of Hatfield House : A Portrait of an English Ruling Family

By: Cecil, David

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Sphere Books: 1975

Seller ID: 030573


A portrait of one of the most influential families in English history as told by Lord David Cecil the younger son of the 4th Marquess of Salisbury. The book traces the lives both personal and public of all the major inhabitants of the house from its earliest times including Elizabeth I, William Cecil, right up to the present day and the Cecils known to him personally. Clean, bright copy which appears unread. 320 pages including index. Illustrated throughout mainly in ... View more info

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Thomas More

By: Chambers, R. W.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape:

Seller ID: 055434


Clean, square hardback, No. 2 of The Bedford Historical Series which have established themselves as standard works in soundness of scholarship and readability. sunning to spine - 416 pages including index. Previous owner' s name on front endpaper. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Late Italian Renaissance 1525-1630

By: Cochrane, Eric (editor)

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 048738


Ranging from the time of Machiavelli and Galileo the various articles give specific information about various aspects of italian cultural, political and economic life, suggesting that the Renassance did not come to an end iwth the death of Machiavelli but continued for a century afterwards. A very good clean hardback in dustwrapper which shows signs of wear/tear. 462 pages including index. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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The Six Wives of Henry VIII

By: Fraser, Antonia

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, BCA: 1993

Seller ID: 041216


Carefully researched biography of the six Tudor queens. SA very good clean copy in very good dustwrapper. 479 pages including index. B.W. Illustrations. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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A Short History of the Wars of the Roses

By: Grummitt, David

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, I. B. Tauris: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 060377


Captivating new history which makes compelling reading for students of the late medieval period and Tudor England, as well as for general readers. Clean, bright paperback which appears unread - 212 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Churches in England from Elizabeth I to Elizabeth II : Volume III 1833 - 1998

By: Hylson-Smith, Kenneth

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, SCM Press Ltd: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 063183


Third and final volume in the series which seeks to provide a comprehensive narrative which bridges the divide between the Victorian age and the twentieth century. Clean, bright, large format paperback - 383 pages including a General Index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Churches in England from Elizabeth I to Elizabeth II : Volume I 1588 - 1688

By: Hylson-Smith, Kenneth

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, SCM Press Ltd: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 063209


First of a three volume set which traces the history of the churches in England from the reign of Elizabeth I onwards. Clean, bright, large format paperback - 383 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Elizabeth the Great

By: Jenkins, Elizabeth

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, BCA: 1971

Seller ID: 011754


A lovely clean copy which paints a personal, living portrait of the Queen. Black and white frontis. 336pp including index. View more info

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Elizabeth the Great

By: Jenkins, Elizabeth

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Phoenix: 2003

Seller ID: 051717


Landmark biography of the Virgin Queen which offers an intimate portrait of her life both personal and public and gives an insight into life in Elizabethan society. As new, unread paperback. 336 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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The Earlier Tudors 1485-1558

By: Mackie, J. D.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 061553


Volume 7 in the Oxford History of England series. "A series which has been accepted as the most authoritative general history of England." This volume deals with the birth of a nation-state from the throes which marked the end of the middle age in North-West Europe. A very good clean hardback in dustjacket which has faded spine & shows signs of light shelfwear/tear. 699 pages including index. View more info

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The Defeat of the Spanish Armada

By: Mattingly, Garrett

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, The Reprint Society: 1961

Seller ID: 060022


Tells the story without bias from both Spanish and English viewpoints, making clear the complexities of the political and religious conflict, as well as giving us an understanding of the personalities involved. A very good clean hardback in dustwrapper which shows signs of edgewear. 415 pages including index. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Bourbon and Stuart : Kings and Kingship in France and England in the Seventeenth Century

By: Miller, John

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, George Philip: 1987

Seller ID: 041050


Lively and entertaining pen-portraits of the various kings and those mostly associated with them. Clean, large format hardback in an unclipped d/w showing sunning to spine - 272 pages including index plus family tree endpapers. Next post dispatch View more info

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Big Chief Elizabeth: How England's Adventurers Gambled and Won the New World

By: Milton, Giles

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton Ltd: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028338


Reveals a remarkable and long-forgotten story. Clean, bright copy - 416 pages including index. " View more info

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The Tudors

By: Morris, Christopher

Price: £5.50

Publisher: London, Fontana: 1987

Edition: Twenty First Impression

Seller ID: 011612


Unread copy. Illustrated with mono plates. View more info

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Papists, Protestants and Puritans 1559-1714

By: Newton, Diana

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge University Press: 1998

Seller ID: 055763


A survey of the religious changes arising from the challenges to the Catholic church in the sixteenth century. As new, unread paperback. 92 pages. Part of the Cambridge Perspectives in History series. Next post UK dispatch. View more info