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Royal Blood: Richard III and the Mystery of the Princes

By: Fields, Bertram

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Regan Books / Harper Collins: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2285115

ISBN: 006039269X

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Pages lightly toned. 1998 Hard Cover. x, 335 pp. Notoriously immortalized by Shakespeare and historians, he is history's most infamous royal villain: Richard III, king of England from 1483 to 1485. Crazed with power and paranoia, he is generally supposed to have killed the youthful Prince of Wales and the aged Henry VI, drowned his brother in a vat of wine, poisoned his wife, and, worst of all, murdered his two young nephews, the older of whom was the rightful king -- a reign of terror ending only with his own cowardly death on the blood-soaked field of battle. But is all this t... View more info

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Conflict and Stability in Fifteenth-Century England

By: Lande, J.R.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Hutchinson of London: 1977

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 2280243

ISBN: 0091291917

Condition: Very Good


Third edition. Bottom corner of wrappers and pages lightly creased and lightly bumped. 1977 Trade Paperback. 222 pp. Professor Lander has thoroughly revised the text in the light of his own and other recent research. in particular, he has completely rewritten the section on wool production, prices and the causes of enclosures. In addition, he brings new evidence to bear on the characters and influence of Henry VI and Henry VII, on the role of the nobility in the Wars of the Roses, and on the background to Lollardy. View more info

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Lancastrian Kings and Lollard Knights

By: McFarlane, K.B.; Harriss, G.L.; Highfield, J.R.L.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Oxford at the Clarendon Press: 1998

Seller ID: 2276246

ISBN: 0198223447

Condition: Near Fine


Jacket lightly rubbed. 1998 Hard Cover. 261, [5] pp. 8vo. The first part of this book contains a series of lectures on Henry IV and a character study of Henry V. The second part consists of lectures on the Lollard Knights of Richard II and Henry IV, a study which grew out of the author's John Wycliffe and the Beginnings of English Nonconformity (1952). The lectures were given in their final form in 1966, the year of his death, and contained some of his most recent work. The editors, both former pupils of his, have added notes and critical apparatus. View more info

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The Hundred Years War: The English in France, 1337-1453

By: Seward, Desmond

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1999

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2284303

ISBN: 0140283617

Condition: Near Fine


First printing. Pages very faintly toned. 1999 Trade Paperback. 296 pp. From 1337 to 1453 England repeatedly invaded France on the pretext that her kings had a right to the French throne. Though it was a small, poor country, England for most of those hundred years won the battles, sacked the towns and castles, and dominated the war. The protagonists of the Hundred Years War are among the most colorful in European history: Edward III, the Black Prince; Henry V, who was later immortalized by Shakespeare; the splendid but inept John II, who died a prisoner in London; Charles V, who very nearly ov... View more info

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Mistress of the Monarchy: The Life of Katherine Swynford, Duchess of Lancaster

By: Weir, Alison

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2285033

ISBN: 0345453239

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A nice copy. 2009 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxii, 392 pp. Acclaimed author Alison Weir has been prolific with her books on English royalty covering everything from the Houses of York and Lancaster to the reigns of the Tudors and beyond. Now this remarkable historian brings to life the extraordinary tale of the woman who was ancestor to them all: Katherine Swynford, a royal mistress who was to become one of the most crucial figures in the history of the British royal dynasties. Born in the mid-fourteenth century, Katherine de Ro√ęt was only twelve ... View more info

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The Prince and the Page: A Story of the Last Crusade

By: Yonge, Charlotte M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Macmillan Company: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2286793

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. No jacket. An excellent copy. 1925 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 246 pp. Blue cloth boards with gilt titles on spine. Color frontispiece. EXCERPT: A fine evening - six centuries ago - shed a bright parting light over Alton Wood, illuminating the gray lichens that clung to the rugged trunks of the old oak trees, and shining on the smoother bark of the graceful beech, with that sidelong light that, towards evening, gives an especial charm to woodland scenery. The long shadows lay across an open green glade, narrowing towards one end, where a path,... View more info