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The Lost Towers of Florence, A Vanished Medieval Skyline
By Chris Dobson
Price: Free! Words: 4,870. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Medieval
Historian Chris Dobson's new book on the now-vanished cityscape of medieval Florence, a city dominated by hundreds of massive towers built by warring factions engaged in deadly vendettas. This short eBook is perfect for anyone visiting Florence who wants to know more about the history of this fascinating city.
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. Category: Nonfiction » History » Medieval
This short ebook describes certain types of 'Gothic' German and Italian shoulder armour in use in the late 15th Century.
Broken Reed: The Lords of Gower and King John
By Ann Marie Thomas
Series: Stories of Medieval Gower. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,450. Language: British English. Published: September 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Medieval
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.
Name Your Medieval Character: Medieval Christian Names (12th-13th Centuries)
By Joyce DiPastena
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,040. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
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!
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. Category: Nonfiction » History » Medieval
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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.
The Page of Cups
By Tim Belcher & Katrina Joyner
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,510. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012 by Writers of the Apocalypse. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Beverages - Wine & Spirits
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.
Alina, The White Lady of Oystermouth
By Ann Marie Thomas
Series: Stories of Medieval Gower. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,750. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012. Category: 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.