Books tagged: first crusade

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To Shine with Honor, Book One: Coming of Age
Series: To Shine with Honor. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 94,280. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Galien de Coudre, scholarly third son in a family of minor nobility, comes of age in the perilous world of late 11th century France, where powerful noblemen massacre the other and innocents in unending petty warfare over lands and silver, despite the efforts of the Church to control their violence.
The King's Toads
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,140. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » History
The Boterels of Brittany effectively won the Battle of Hastings for William the Conqueror. Over the next century, the Boterel men stayed close to the king and prospered, sometimes through military support: sometimes through much more personal services - and they don't get much more personal! And the family spread in England and France - one line being the ancestors of George Washington!
In the Image of their God
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 192,490. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Jerusalem today is a divided city, between the three great "Abrahamic religions" of Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Resurgent Islam remembers poignantly the massacre of Muslims perpetrated by Christian "holy war" during the First Crusade. Caught between the two warring faiths, then and now, the Jews have merely sought to survive. This is about that three-sided story....
The Crusades: A History of One of the Most Epic Military Campaigns of All Time
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,030. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The Crusades were a series of military campaigns undertaken by Western European countries between the 11th and 16th century. Originally called by the Pope of the Catholic Church, the stated first goal was to take up the cross and restore Christian control over the Holy Land (namely Jerusalem). In total Western Europe engaged in over 10 crusades, though not all were for this original purpose.
on the Trail of the Real St George
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,780. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2010 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Dragon-slayer, English hero, martyr, warrior, soldier and saint — St George has been all these things. But who was the real St George? This fascinating book draws on the most recent academic research into folklore and legends to put together an accurate account of St George’s original life story, and how he has developed in folklore and legend to become what he is today.