Books tagged: medieval history

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King William I “The Conqueror” – A Short Biography
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,730. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2016 by Doug West. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
William the Conqueror was one of the greatest soldiers and rulers of the Middle Ages. He was the Duke of Normandy from 1035 and the King of England from 1066 until his death.
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.
Gwenllian ferch Gruffydd, The Warrior Princess of Deheubarth
Series: The Legendary Women of World History, 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,720. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Cultural Heritage
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Born in 1097, Princess Gwenllian's life changed forever when she fell in love with Prince Gruffydd ap Rhys, the beleaguered heir to Rhys ap Tewdur of Deheubarth. Together husband and wife fought for and ruled southern Wales, challenging the Norman Conquest of Wales and proving once and for all the nobility and courage of the Welsh people, a courage that endures across the centuries.
Thou Art Mine
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,210. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2016 by Boroughs Publishing Group. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Betrothed to Lord Boden Sinclair, a powerful and lusty knight of King Henry II, Lady Izabella Bennet is about to begin a long and erotic quest for the heart of her husband-to-be.
Empress Wu Zetian
Series: The Legendary Women of World History. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,780. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical
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Travel back in time over one thousand years and meet the first and only female emperor of China. Born Wu Zhao and given the reign title "Zetian" just weeks before her death in 705 CE, she was the unwanted daughter of Chancellor Wu Shihuo -- too bright, too educated, and too politically focused to make a good wife according to contemporary interpretations of the Analects of Confucius.
The Trinity Crown
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 361,100. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
From the author of The Lion and the Rose and The Aetheling's Bride series comes The Trinity Crown, leading us into the world of one of the most famous -- and controversial -- kings in English history: Richard the Lionheart. It continues the story of William the Conqueror's legacy and his descendants, the dynamic, talented, and fatally flawed Plantagenets.
Beatrice Cenci Tragic Beauty of Medieval Rome
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,070. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Medieval
My e-book is a concise picture of medieval society in Rome, Italy in the late 16th century. The Cencis were of noble class. This is noteworthy because it is evident that Francesco Cenci bought his way out of his crimes by paying graft to the Vatican. Young readers will learn of the class system in this era along with the severity of punishment for criminals. Beatrice remains a tragic personage.
Dracula ~ Count of Darkness
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,560. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2015 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Who was the real Count Dracula? A bloodthirsty vampire or a medieval prince who skillfully defended his land? In 1442, in Wallachia, Vlad and his younger brother, Radu, bid farewell to their weeping, heartbroken mother. Their father has given them to Sultan Murad II, ruler of the Ottoman Empire, to prove his loyalty to the Turks. One of the boys will adapt well to captivity. The other won’t...
A History of Kenfig
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,350. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2015 by Goylake Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » History » Medieval
A History of Kenfig by Mansel Jones, the social history of an abandoned medieval town.
Silk: From the Myths & Legends to the Middle Ages
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,380. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Textiles & Polymers
Silk is rarely the title of a book, yet it is part of history, travel, textiles, design, art, social history, women’s affairs, royal pursuits, the crusades, fashion and modern global science, business and economics. In this book the secrets are gradually revealed, stories of mayhem and espionage, love and valour, corruption and beauty.