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Guidebook: Stonehenge. French

Guidebook: Stonehenge. French

…known as the Bronze Age when the first metal tools and weapons were made. By this time Stonehenge was the greatest temple in Britain its banks ditches and standing stones arranged in sophisticated alignments to mark the passage of the sun and the changing seasons. But Stonehenge was just one part of…

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Guidebook: Dover Castle, French Translation

Guidebook: Dover Castle, French Translation

…tunnels built beneath them. Henry II began the building of the present castle in the 1180s and over the next 800 years its building and defences were adapted to meet the changing demands of weapons and warfare.This guidebook packed with historic images reconstructions and plans provides a full tour…

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Guidebook: Kenilworth Castle

Guidebook: Kenilworth Castle

…fortresses in the kingdom proved beyond doubt in 1266 when Kenilworth withstood the longest medieval siege on English soil. This revised third edition expands on the medieval history of the castle with a feature on the infamous French gift of tennis balls sent to Henry V at Kenilworth in 1415…

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Guidebook: Dover Castle - A frontline fortress and its wartime tunnels

Guidebook: Dover Castle - A frontline fortress and its wartime tunnels

…adapted during the Second World War and played a vital role in Britain's war effort: it was from here that the near-miraculous evacuation of British and French troops from Dunkirk ware masterminded in May and June 1940. This new guidebooks packed with plans maps historic photos and eyewitness…

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The Oxford Guide to Arthurian Literature

The Oxford Guide to Arthurian Literature

…de Troyes's Lancelot or the Knight of the Cart and the vulgate cycle of French romances in the 13th century to Malory's retelling of the story in the Morte d'Arthur through various modern adaptations like those in T. H. White's The Once and Future King and the contemporary film First…

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Guidebook: Wenlock Priory

Guidebook: Wenlock Priory

French monks were brought to Wenlock and it was refounded as a priory subject to the Abbey of Cluny in Burgundy. There are many tales of the great wealth amassed by corrupt abbots and connections with several kings and queens.The grandeur of the site in its heyday is illustrated in this guidebook

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Guidebook: Medieval Merchants House

Guidebook: Medieval Merchants House

French Street in the 12th and 13th centuries was Southampton's high street. The Medieval Merchant's House which dates from this period has been painstakingly restored to its original form by English Heritage. Both a business and a residence the house was fronted by a shop. Behind this was a…

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Guidebook: Kirby Hall

Guidebook: Kirby Hall

…and French architecture. In the 17th century Hatton’s descendants created the formal Great Garden in the fashionable court style of William and Mary. Most of the house fell into ruin in the 19th century but the magnificent garden has been recreated by English Heritage.This guidebook includes…

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Guidebook: Dover Castle

Guidebook: Dover Castle

…adapted during the Second World War and played a vital role in Britain’s war effort: it was from here that the near-miraculous evacuation of British and French troops from Dunkirk was masterminded in May and June 1940.This guidebook packed with plans maps historic photos and eyewitness…

£5.00

Guidebook: Dartmouth Castle

Guidebook: Dartmouth Castle

…first built in 1388 by the townsmen of Dartmouth under their mayor the merchant and privateer John Hawley to guard the town against French raids during the Hundred Years War.A century later Hawley's 'fortalice' was strengthened with a purpose-built gun tower among the first in Britain…

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Guidebook: Wrest Park

Guidebook: Wrest Park

…and the house is a near unique example of English architecture following the style of 18th century French chateau.For over 600 years the estate was home to one of the leading aristocratic families in the country the de Greys. They rose to prominence under Edward IV who made Edmund Grey 1st Earl of…

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Guidebook: Richmond Castle & Easby Abbey

Guidebook: Richmond Castle & Easby Abbey

…of its kind in Europe. It was planned as one with the wider settlement partly to dominate which the keep or great tower was added in about 1160. A little earlier in 1151 Roald the constable of the castle founded St Agatha's Abbey one of three Premonstratensian houses in the Honour. It…

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Medieval Lives

Medieval Lives

…an American journalist in the 19th century. Did you know that they didn't burn witches in the Middle Ages? That was a refinement of the so-called Renaissance.In fact medieval kings weren't necessarily merciless tyrants and peasants entertained at home using French pottery and fine wine.…

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