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Life in a Monastery

by Stephen Hebron

The golden age of the monastery in Britain was between the Norman Conquest (1066) and the dissolution of the monasteries (1536-40). This guide examines the lives of the monks in the seclusion of the great monasteries,...


Life in Medieval England

by Rupert Willoughby & Shelley Grimwood

The castles, cathedrals and churches of England are the visible legacies of the Middle Ages - but what of the life that went on inside them? These were the haunts of colourfully clad lords and ladies, clergymen...


Life in a Medieval Castle

by Brian Williams

The Normans built the first stone castles in Britain in the 11th century (though the Romans had built fortresses in stone a thousand years before them), and more than 1,500 were built during the Middle Ages....


Life in Georgian Britain

by Michael St John Parker

The eighteenth century laid the foundations for Britain's worldwide empire and economic prosperity. It was a period of great contrasts: between poverty and wealth, elegance and riotous ribaldry.


Life in Ancient Britain

by Brian Williams

This guide offers a concise and lively introduction to the prehistory of the British Isles - covering the period from around 500,000 years ago when Palaeolithic hunters camped at Boxgrove in West Sussex, through...


Life in a Victorian Workhouse

by Peter Higginbotham

The word 'workhouse' has a grim resonance even today, conjuring up a vision of the darker side of Victorian Britain. Almost every town had at least one workhouse, and most people dreaded ending up there. Here...


Alice Keppel and Agnes Keyser: Edward VII's Last Loves

by Raymond Lamont Brown

A detailed look at the two women in the life of Edward VII during his last years. Alice Keppel, youngest daughter of a Scottish retired admiral and MP emerged from obscurity in 1898 to become the publicly acknowledged...


Tail Gunner

by R C Rivaz

First published in 1943, this is the gripping story of one man's involvement in RAF Bomber Command's fledgling offensive between August 1940 and December 1941. Dick Rivaz was tail gunner to Leonard Cheshire,...


Two Queens in One Isle: The Deadly Relationship of Elizabeth I & Mary Queen of Scots

by Alison Plowden

The relationship between Queen Elizabeth I of England and her cousin, Mary Queen of Scots, is one of the most complex, tempestuous and fascinating in history. United in blood but divided by religion, the two...


The Story of Coventry

by Peter Walters

The Story of Coventry is a long overdue general history of the city, from earliest times to the present, concluding with comments on the issues, challenges and opportunities that the twenty-first century will...


Narrow Windows, Narrow Lives: The Industrial Revolution in Lancashire

by Sue Wilkes

Working families in Victorian Lancashire had few choices. Work; starve; or face the workhouse and the break up of their family. Narrow Windows, Narrow Lives recreates everyday life for textile workers, canal...


Life in a Wartime House

by Brian Williams

This guide documents everyday life continuing while bombs fell. With stories from individuals who experienced it first hand, this gives a true insight into life during the Second World War.


The Little Book of Gaelic Football

by Andy Watters & Neil Loughran

Ireland's love affair with Gaelic Games in general, and Gaelic football in particular, has never dimmed. Through the lean days of hunger and emigration, through the champagne-mojito-flavoured years of the Celtic...


The Grand Fleet 1914-19: The Royal Navy in the First World War

by Daniel G Ridley-Kitts MBE

The First World War was the first real time in 100 years that the reputation of the British Royal Navy was put on the line in defence of the country. This book tells of the creation and development of the Grand...


Life in a Victorian School

by Pitkin

In early Victorian England, most children did not go to school and grew up unable to read or write. Instead they were sent out to work and earned money for their families. Fortunate children from well-off families...


VCs of the First World War: The Naval VCs: The Naval VCs

by Stephen Snelling

Here is a complete record of almost fifty men who won the Victorian Cross while serving the Royal Navy during the First World War. They include the conflict's youngest and oldest winners in operations ranging...


The Archaeology of Sutton Park

by Michael Hodder

Sutton Park is one of the largest urban parks in Europe. It was always set apart as 'special' and remains so, as a large and well-used public park. Its creation as a deer park in the twelfth century preserved...


Death on the Don: The Destruction of Germany's Allies on the Eastern Front, 1941-1944

by Jonathan Trigg

Nazi Germany's assault on the Soviet Union in the summer of 1941, Operation Barbarossa, was the largest invasion in history. Almost 3.5 million men smashed into Stalin's Red Army, reaching the gates of Leningrad,...


Portsmouth's World War One Heroes: Stories of the Fallen Men and Women

by James Daly

Over 5,000 men from Portsmouth are believed to have been killed during the First World War - the greatest loss of life that the city has ever known. Not only were thousands of Portsmouth's solders killed on...


Life in Tudor Palaces and Houses

by Alison Sim

Our nation is a treasury of outstanding palaces and fine merchant houses from this rich period in our past. Here we uncover what these remarkable buildings can tell us about Tudor lives and times: what life...