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The Rescue - a Forest Lord Tale
Price: Free! Words: 3,820. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Adventure » Action
When a faithful friend goes missing from an English village it's up to an unlikely hero to find out what's happened in this action packed short story. “The Rescue” is part of the 100,000+ selling Forest Lord series. "Once again Steven A. McKay delivers a story that, although short, hits like an arrow in the guts." - Stuart S. Laing, author of Jezebel's Chains
The Archer's Tale: An Examination of English Archers During the Hundred Years War and Their Impact on Warfare and Society - Medieval England's Use of Large Infantry Formations with Longbows
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 46,460. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Medieval
Much of England's success in the Hundred Years War is attributed to England's use of large infantry formations made up of commoners armed with the longbow. A variety of factors including the Black Death and the amalgamation of several cultures, created a society in England with a relatively high degree of social mobility.
The Dark Daring Deeds of Geffrey ðe Wulf
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 80,470. Language: British English. Published: August 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
New Edition: More stories. Slip into the – at times murky and violent – world of Medieval England, where prisoners escape from the Tower of London, bows mysteriously break, and an upstart warlord wants to blackmail members of the French King’s court. When Sir Alan de Buxhall KG, Constable of the Tower of London, wants a “discreet” deed done he calls in his distant relative, Geffrey ðe Wul
If You Go Down In The Woods
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 87,710. Language: British English. Published: July 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
The French invasion of England in 1215-1217 is little known fact. Helping England's King John fight the French were bands of archers under a man known as Willikin of the Weald. Willikin did not have an army; he had small bands of ordinary freemen willing to lay down their lives to remain free of French rule. Two of those men were the twin brothers Godfrey and Thomas Wulfson of Iping.
Villein
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,990. Language: British English. Published: February 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
England 1381: The people of England are suffering under the greed of the nobility and the weakness of the king. But one man is willing to stand against their tyranny. A man of common birth who nevertheless rises up to become one of England's greatest heroes.
How To Make an English Longbow
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,770. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Archery, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Woodworking
Let this concise guide show you how to make your own English Longbow. One of the easiest to make traditional selfbows. This book will show you how to select the wood, make the jigs, tiller the bow. Everything you need to know to make your very own longbow.
The Battle of Brighton 1377
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.
The Making Of A Chopper Pilot
Price: Free! Words: 5,360. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
Captain Greg Michaels has always dreamed of going to the US Military Academy at West Point. He receives an appointment to West Point and graduates fifth in his class. He selects Air Cavalry as his branch and is assigned to the US Army Aviation School and becomes a qualified chopper pilot. He completes two tours in Afghanistan and is awarded a Silver Star for bravery.