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Outlaw, Warrior, Leader: The Early Life of Ralph Stafford by Jack Richard Eddy
Price: Free! Words: 5,490. Language: British English. Published: November 20, 2012 by James Eddy. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Medieval, Nonfiction » History » Biography(4.00 from 1 review)
Ralph de Stafford, the first earl of Stafford, was one of the most powerful men in fourteenth century England. He was a veteran of the Hundred Years War, a respected military commander and an advisor to two Kings. What is less well known is that his early life had more than its fair share of troublemaking, including an audacious escape from the Tower of London that briefly made him into an outlaw.
Alina, The White Lady of Oystermouth by Ann Marie Thomas
Series: Stories of Medieval Gower. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,900. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Medieval
Alina de Breos' husband seizes the Lordship of Gower in an attempt to protect her inheritance. This rebellion which starts in 1320, gathers other barons in a country-wide uprising against a weak and distrusted king.
Name Your Medieval Character: Medieval Christian Names (12th-13th Centuries) by Joyce DiPastena
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,480. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » History » Medieval
Medieval author Joyce DiPastena is always on the lookout for authentic medieval names for her characters. This book is a compilation of her 30-plus years of research into medieval Christian names. Here you will find over 800 female names and over 1500 male names. This book will prove a treasure trove for historical fiction writers, fantasy writers, gamers, or anyone who just enjoys names!
Broken Reed: The Lords of Gower and King John by Ann Marie Thomas
Series: Stories of Medieval Gower. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,980. Language: British English. Published: September 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Medieval, Nonfiction » History » European
King John's brutal treatment of William de Breos led to rebellion by many of the great barons and was the final spark that lit the fire of Magna Carta.
The Battle of Lewes 1264 by Maria Caulfield
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,480. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Medieval
A book about the bloody Battle of Lewes, fought in 1264 that was a key victory for the rebels under Simon de Montfort who sought to limit the powers of the king.
The Battle of Towton 1461 by Leonard James
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,200. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Medieval
A book about the largest battle ever fought on English soil - the Battle of Towton, one of the key turning points in the Wars of the Roses. .
The Battle of Bannockburn 1314 by Leonard James
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,510. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Medieval, Nonfiction » History » Military
A book about the historic Battle of Bannockburn, the great triumph by Robert Bruce of Edward II of England that won independence for Scotland. The book is being released to mark the 700th anniversary of the battle and to coincide with the Scottish referendum on independence.
The Battle of Brighton 1377 by Leonard James
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,180. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Medieval
In 1377 a powerful French fleet landed an army on the beach at Brighton - then a small fishing village known as Brighthelmstone. The village went up in flames and the French stormed inland to loot, plunder, murder and rape. The local militia mustered at Lewes under local knights and set out to attack the French and exact revenge. The climatic battle was fought just to the east of the modern town.
Two Besagews. A Comparison of Some Surviving 15th Century Shoulder Defences by Chris Dobson
Price: Free! Words: 3,250. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Medieval
This short ebook describes certain types of 'Gothic' German and Italian shoulder armour in use in the late 15th Century.
The Page of Cups by Tim Belcher & K. J. Joyner
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,520. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012 by The Writers of the Apocalypse. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Beverages - Wine & Spirits, Nonfiction » History » Medieval
Want to make mead (honey wine), don't know how, find all other texts dry and boring? Spice a little humor into your cup and brew a tasty batch the sarcastic way. Illustrated, illuminated with humor, and informative.
Bitwa pod Grunwaldem by Teresa Kaminski
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,450. Language: Polish. Published: July 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Medieval
Niemiecki militarny zakon religijny, Krzyżacy, powstał w latach 90-tych dwunastego stulecia. Jego celem była pomoc pielgrzymom średniowiecznych wypraw krzyżowych. W wyniku wyparcia chrześcijaństwa z Bliskiego Wschodu zakon przeniósł się na tereny Europy Wschodniej. W Polsce, książę Konrad Mazowiecki poprosił rycerzy zakonu o pomoc w nawracaniu pogańskich plemion Prus Bałtyckich.
The Viking Chef by J.D. Johnson
You set the price! Words: 9,420. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Medieval(3.00 from 1 review)
Torn between expectations and his love for cooking, Sven's life will never be the same after his first raid, if he manages to survive.
Andover's Norman Church 1080 — 1840: The Architecture and Development of Old St Mary, Andover, Hampshire, England by Martin Coppen
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,390. Language: British English. Published: October 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » History » Medieval
This book asks questions about the medieval church of St Mary Andover, England, which was demolished in 1840-41 to make way for a new church. What did the old church look like? How did it develop over its almost 800 years? The answers reveal that it was in fact one of the major Norman parish churches of Hampshire. The book celebrates the lost church for the present generation.
The Infinite Character of King Arthur: His History and Legend, His Camelot and Avalon by Jill M Roberts
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,070. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Medieval, Essay » Literature
Despite all the efforts that exhausted the search for Arthur through the centuries, he has managed to escape history. Since not only is there lack of evidence to support who he really was, can there be proof of his actual existence?There is some reference to Arthur through archaeology, myths and recorded history, however, there are many inconsistencies throughout them all. Disentangling the truth
Des Pigments bleus oubliés en .pdf by Claudine Brunon
Price: $5.60 USD. Words: 8,410. Language: French. Published: December 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » History » Medieval
Ce livre sur les pigments médiévaux étudie le bleu de chaux, l'indigo et le bleu de bleuet. Les recettes de ces couleurs sont publiées et comparées. Les ingrédients, notamment la chaux, fait partie de cette étude.
The Magna Carta Story: The Layman's Guide to the Great Charter by Ann Marie Thomas
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,710. Language: British English. Published: May 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Medieval, Nonfiction » History » European
The layman's guide to Magna Carta and a good story too. The relationships, arguments, bad behaviour, and civil war around the imposition of the Great Charter on King John, and what happened afterwards. Why is it considered so important after 800 years, and what did it actually say?