Books tagged: medieval history

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Empress Matilda of England: A Play In Five Acts
Series: The Legendary Women of World History Dramas, 7. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,920. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2017. Categories: Plays » Medieval, Plays » Women Authors
Adapted from the narrative biography of the same name, this five act drama takes audiences across medieval Christendom to explore the fascinating life of the Angevin dynasty's forgotten princess royal.
Empress Matilda of England
Series: The Legendary Women of World History, 7. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,680. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women
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The roaring lioness of England! Born in 1102, Matilda's unique heritage was meant to unify an England still divided by her grandfather's conquest in 1066. When the 1120 White Ship Disaster made her the only surviving child of her parents, Matilda suddenly became heiress to the English throne in a time when the old Saxon Witan, not the king's Will, still decided the succession.
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: 9,010. 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.
A Good and Prosperous Land (Crown in Conflict Series Book 3)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,480. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Following the death of Earl Godwine of Wessex, things have changed in the kingdom of England. King Edward is determined to stabilise his realm even if it means co-operating with the children of his former adversary. The king tries to salvage something from his damaged marriage, and his brother-in-law Harold wonders if he can ever marry his handfasted wife properly with the blessing of the Church.
Coming of Age (Crown in Conflict Series Book 2)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110,490. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
With his duchy of Normandy still sporadically in revolt, William the Bastard’s work at achieving supremacy there is hard and his efforts must be relentless. In addition to this he also knows that he must look towards the future, and he realises that without a wife and family the future will be bleak. He needs an heir.
The Wrath of the Gods (John Plantagenet Trilogy Book 3)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 194,180. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
With the sudden and unexpected death of King Richard, his younger brother and heir John is thrust onto the throne of England. John is also to inherit the vast lands that the Angevin dynasty rule in France. However, the succession is not likely to be without difficulty when John’s nephew Arthur stakes his claim.
Empress Wu Zetian
Series: The Legendary Women of World History, 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,080. 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.