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The Mystery of the Bayeux Tapestry

By: Bernstein, David J.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 059656

ISBN: 0297789287

Condition: Very Good


The author investigates the unusual circumstances in which the Tapestry was made, its distinctive style and format, and how its version of history frequently departs from accounts by contemporary authors. Very good clean hardback in price-clipped jacket which has faded spine strip. Illustrated with b.w. photographs. 272 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Normans and the Norman Conquest

By: Brown, R. Allen

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk, The Boydell Press: 1995

Edition: Second Edition Reprint

Seller ID: 060494

ISBN: 0851153674

Condition: Very Good


Traces the forces and influences that shaped both England and Normandy in the decades before 1066 and takes the firm view that William had a legitimate claim to the English succession. Clean, bright paperback - 259 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Anglo-Norman Studies VI : Proceedings of the Battle Conference 1983

By: Brown, R. Allen

Price: £52.50

Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk, The Boydell Press: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 060535

ISBN: 0851151973

Condition: As New


Established as the single most important publication in the field. Clean, bright, unread hardback - 246 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Norman Conquest of England: Sources and Documents

By: Brown, R. Allen

Price: £11.00

Publisher: Woodbridge, Boydell Press: 2002

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 060651

ISBN: 0851156185

Condition: Very Good


Chronicles how the Normans were able to assume power in England taking the story from pre-Conquest England and Normandy of 1002 to the death of William the Conqueror in 1087. Very good clean paperback which shows some light tanning to page edges. 181 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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The Normans

By: Brown, R.Allen

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk, The Boydell Press: 1994

Edition: New Edition Reprinted

Seller ID: 060528

ISBN: 0851153585

Condition: Very Good


Examines the decisive and far-reaching impact the Normans had on the medieval world. Clean, tight hardback in a price-clipped d/w - 182 pages including a select bibliography. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Norman Achievement

By: Cassady, Richard F.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Sidgwick & Jackson: 1986

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 046681

ISBN: 0283993901

Condition: Very Good


Part of S & J's Great Civilizations Series. Foreword by John Julius Norwich. Chronicles the history of the Normans in Europe, from the establishment of the Norman dynasty in Southern Italy and the Conquest of England by William in the eleventh century to the death of Richard the Lionheart and, in the south, the takeover of Italy by the German Emperor Henry VI at the end of the twelfth century. Clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w. Previous owner's name to front endpape... View more info

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Religious Patronage in Anglo-Norman England, 1066-1135

By: Cownie, Emma

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk, The Boydell Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 060517

ISBN: 0861932323

Condition: Near Fine


Part of the Royal Historical Society Studies in History (New Series). Studies the aftermath of the Conquest and the effect on the religious patronage of Anglo-Saxon monastic foundations. Clean, square hardback in a d/w - 262 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The First English Empire : Power and Identities in the British Isles 1093-1343

By: Davies, R. R.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Oxford, England, Oxford University Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 060498

ISBN: 0198208499

Condition: Near Fine


The Ford lectures delivered at the University of Oxford in Hilary Term 1998. Traces the roots of the issue to the middle ages, when English power and control came to extend to most of the British Isles. Clean, square hardback in a d/w. Appears unread - 213 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Magna Carta

By: Davis, G. R.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: The British Library: 1997

Edition: Tenth Reprint

Seller ID: 052755

ISBN: 0712300147

Condition: Very Good


39 page, large format stapled booklet that even the Prime Minister, David Cameron should read. Brief guide which sets out to explain to the general reader the background of the Magna Carta documents exhibited in the British Library and to answer the questions about them most commonly asked by visitors. Clean bright copy with some faint sunning to page edges. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Normans and Their Myth

By: Davis, R. H. C.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson Ltd: 1997

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 060379

ISBN: 050027181X

Condition: Very Good


Fascinating piece of detective work in which Professor Davis examines the assumption that the Normans were part of a unified, common design, a saga of distinct Norman race. Clean, glossy copy with 69 illustrations, 12 in colour. 144 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Norwegian Invasion of England in 1066

By: DeVries, Kelly

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk, The Boydell Press: 2003

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 060476

ISBN: 1843830272

Condition: Near Fine


Part of the Warfare in History Series which tells the story of the first two important battles of 1066 - Fulford Gate and Stamford Bridge, and of the leaders of the opposing factions. Clean, bright paperback which appears unread - 322 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Law and Government in Medieval England and Normandy : Essays in Honour of Sir James Holt

By: Garnett, George and Hudson, John ( Edited By )

Price: £115.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge University Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 060496

ISBN: 0521430763

Condition: Near Fine


Important set of essays, written in Sir John's honour, which reflect his interests in England and Normandy. Clean, bright, square hardback in a d/w - 387 pages including an index of names and places. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Best of Enemies : Anglo-French Relations Since the Norman Conquest

By: Gibson, Robert

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Sinclair Stevenson: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040589

ISBN: 1856194876

Condition: Good +


Examines the long, eventful and fruitful relationship between the two countries who, despite the signing of the Entente Cordial in 1904 and fighting as Allies in two World Wars, still echo to the sound of the battles they fought against one another centuries ago. Light tanning to page edges else a good, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 338 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Anglo-Norman Studies XXIV : Proceedings of the Battle Conference 2001

By: Gillingham, John ( Edited By )

Price: £52.50

Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk, The Boydell Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 060532

ISBN: 0851158862

Condition: As New


Established as the single most important publication in the field. Clean, bright, unread hardback - 276 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Anglo-Norman Studies XXIII : Proceedings of the Battle Conference 2000

By: Gillingham, John ( Edited By )

Price: £52.50

Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk, The Boydell Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 060533

ISBN: 0851158250

Condition: As New


Established as the single most important publication in the field. Clean, bright, unread hardback - 347 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Norman Knight, AD 950-1204 (Warrior)

By: Gravett, Christopher & Nicolle, David

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Oxford, Osprey Publishing: 1993

Seller ID: 063035

ISBN: 1855322870

Condition: Near Fine


Looks at the role the Norman warrior played in medieval warfare revealing how their military prowess resulted in the Normans conquering Sicily in 1060 and England in 1066. Clean, bright large format paperback illustrated with b/w photographs and colour illustrations. 64 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Anglo-Norman Studies XXI : Proceedings of the Battle Conference 1998

By: Harper-Bill, Christopher ( Edited By )

Price: £52.50

Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk, The Boydell Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 060534

ISBN: 0851157459

Condition: As New


Established as the single most important publication in the field. Clean, bright, unread hardback - 272 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Norman Conquest : A New Introduction

By: Huscroft, Richard

Price: £27.50

Publisher: Harlow, Essex, Pearson Education: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 061051

ISBN: 1405811552

Condition: Near Fine


Excellent synthesis of recent work on the ever-fascinating topic of the Conquest, revealing not only how much was achieved by 20th century historians of the Conquest, but how much still remains to be discovered. Clean, bright, unread paperback with light curl to covers - 369 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Domesday Book : Buckinghamshire

By: Morris, John ( Text and Translation Edited By )

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex, Phillimore & Co Ltd: 1978

Seller ID: 049981

ISBN: 0850331676

Condition: Very Good


The statistical survey of England in 1086 A.D. - a census of the population and productive resources of the country, of their value and of who held them. Edited from a draft translation prepared by Elizabeth Teague and Veronica Sankaran. Clean square copy in a price-clipped d/w showing slight shelfwear. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Harold & William: The Battle for England 1064-1066

By: Patterson, Benton Rain

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Stroud, Gloucestershire", Tempus Publishing Ltd: 2004

Seller ID: 027409

ISBN: 0752429841

Condition: Very Good


Dramatic reconstruction of the story of two rivals - Harold Godwinson, Earl of Wessex, and William the Conqueror, Duke of Normandy - in their bitter and bloody battle for the crown and the destiny of England. Clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w - 192 pages including index. Next post dispatch. " View more info