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Norman Helmet with Aventail

Norman Helmet with Aventail

The Normans were descended from the Viking raiders that settled in Northern France. Norman comes from the Medieval Latin "Northman/Norseman" meaning Viking. The Normans invaded England in 1066 and defeated the Anglo-Saxons at the Battle of Hastings. The Norman "Nasal" Helmet was…

£75.00

Norman Belt

Norman Belt

…of the great fiefs of medieval France. The Normans were a war-like people and in 1066 William Duke of Normandy invaded England and defeated the Anglo Saxons at the Battle of Hastings.The Norman Belt is based on an authentic period design and features enamelled brass fittings bearing heraldic beasts.…

£35.00

King Arthur Model

King Arthur Model

…folklore the mythological king is one of England's most celebrated legends from his conception at Tintagel Castle to his battles with the Anglo Saxons. Crafted in resin with a bronze plated finish the ornament makes a collectable gift for anyone enthralled by the story of King Arthur and his…

£55.00

Beowulf Helmet

Beowulf Helmet

…known as the Nowell Codex and is located in the British Library. It was written in England between the 8th and 11th century by an anonymous Anglo Saxon poet. The manuscript was badly damaged in 1731 in a fire at Ashburnham House where it was held along with a collection of other medieval…

£135.00

Roman Janus Pendant

Roman Janus Pendant

…events to bring luck.The pendant is cast from a padlock dating from the 6th-7th century AD. It was found in a ditch along with examples of Anglo Saxon pottery at the Bishop's Court Rectangle in Dorchester-on-Thames Oxfordshire. Discovered in the 1950s the original is now housed at the Ashmolean…

£20.00

Guidebook: Warkworth Castle and Hermitage

Guidebook: Warkworth Castle and Hermitage

Warkworth Castle is one of the largest and most impressive castles in northern England symbolising the power of the Percy family in the Middle Ages. This guidebook richly illustrated with photographs drawings and historic images includes a tour of the castle and late medieval hermitage nearby and a…

£3.50

Guidebook: Lindisfarne Priory

Guidebook: Lindisfarne Priory

Lindisfarne Priory is the site of one of the most important centres of early Christianity in England. This fully illustrated guidebook includes a tour of the church and monastic buildings and a history of the site from Anglo-Saxon times. It contains full-colour maps plans eyewitness accounts and…

£4.00

Medieval Women

Medieval Women

This is an examination of the lives of women in England from the coming of the Anglo-Saxons and their conversion to Christianity up to the eve of the Reformation. It looks at women from all social classes - aristocrats townswomen and peasants - and their contributions to the worlds of work and faith…

£12.99

Guidebook: Muchelney Abbey

Guidebook: Muchelney Abbey

Set in the glorious landscape of the Somerset Levels Muchelney Abbey is an extraordinary survival. A monastery was first founded on the site by King Ine of Wessex in 693 and fragments of an Anglo-Saxon church have been discovered here. Over the later Middle Ages it developed as a Benedictine abbey…

£3.00

Lindisfarne 1000 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle

Lindisfarne 1000 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle

The perfect gift for fans and visitors of Lindisfarne this stunning 1000 piece jigsaw shows a dramatic view of the ‘Rainbow Arch’ one of the priory’s most dramatic features. Lindisfarne was one of the most important places in Anglo-Saxon England. Its bishops had close links to the…

£13.00

Whitby Abbey 1000 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle

Whitby Abbey 1000 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle

The perfect gift for fans and visitors of Whitby Abbey this stunning 1000 piece jigsaw shows the abbey remains against the sky at dusk. The ruins of the medieval abbey church at Whitby now stand in magnificent isolation as a famous landmark dating from the 13th century onwards. The monastery founded…

£13.00

2018 Abbeys Slim Calendar

2018 Abbeys Slim Calendar

Churches and chapels from Anglo-Saxon to High Victorian and of course our unmatchable array of magnificent monastic ruins trace the story of English Christianity through fourteen centuries. Our 2018 Abbeys Slim Calendar contains some of the stunning ecclesiastical sites in our care and features…

£6.00

2018 Abbeys Square Calendar

2018 Abbeys Square Calendar

Churches and chapels from Anglo-Saxon to High Victorian and of course our unmatchable array of magnificent monastic ruins trace the story of English Christianity through fourteen centuries. Our 2018 Abbeys Square Calendar contains some of the stunning ecclesiastical sites in our care and…

£10.00

Guidebook: Richborough and Reculver

Guidebook: Richborough and Reculver

…to Britain'. The town thrived for nearly 200 years until attacks from Saxon and Frankish raiders prompted the building of a massive fort. A new Roman fort was also built at Reculver. Both were incorporated into the Saxon Shore - a chain of fortifications defending the coast. Together the two…

£3.50

Guidebook: Whitby Abbey

Guidebook: Whitby Abbey

High on their windswept headland the imposing ruins of Whitby Abbey dominate the busy harbour town below. Originally founded in the seventh century and ruled by the renowned Abbess Hild the first monastery here was the setting for one of the defining episodes in the establishment of the Anglo-Saxon…

£4.50

Sutton Hoo Helmet

Sutton Hoo Helmet

The Sutton Hoo Helmet is one of only four known surviving Anglo-Saxon helmets. The original is now on display in the British Museum. It was made from iron with tinned-bronze decorative plates and is the most exquisitely crafted of all the known early medieval helmets from anywhere in Northern…

£250.00

King Harold Helmet

King Harold Helmet

Harold II (Harold Godwinson) was the last Anglo-Saxon King of England. He reigned from 6 January 1066 until his death at the Battle of Hastings on 14 October. He was killed fighting the Norman invaders led by William the Conqueror during their conquest of England. His death marked the end of…

£115.00

London Under

London Under

London Under is an atmospheric imaginative introduction to everything that goes on under London from original springs and streams and Roman amphitheatres to Victorian sewers gang hideouts and modern Underground stations. This book tunnels down through the geological layers meeting the creatures both…

£8.99

Guidebook: Silchester Roman Town

Guidebook: Silchester Roman Town

Silchester in Hampshire is one of the best preserved Roman towns in Britain. It originated as Calleva a centre of the Iron Age tribe of the Atrebates from the late 1st century BC. After the Roman conquest of AD 43 it developed into the large and important town of Calleva Atrebatum. Laid out on a…

£3.50

Mapping Ancient Landscapes in Northamptonshire

Mapping Ancient Landscapes in Northamptonshire

Aerial reconnaissance and the National Mapping Programme project in Northamptonshire have recovered and mapped evidence of archaeological activity of widely varying character from field systems through settlement remains to funerary monuments and ranging in period from the Neolithic to the 20th…

£25.00

St Pauls Cathedral Before Wren

St Pauls Cathedral Before Wren

St Paul’s Cathedral is the City of London’s most important monument and historic building. But Wren’s great work is only the most recent of a succession of Anglo-Saxon and medieval cathedrals on the site where Christianity was first established in AD 604.This report is the first…

£100.00

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