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The Time Travellers Guide to Medieval England:

The Time Travellers Guide to Medieval England:

An original entertaining and illuminating guide to a completely different world: England in the Middle Ages. The past is a foreign country: this is your guidebook.Imagine you could get into a time machine and travel back to the fourteenth century. What would you see? What would you smell? More to…

£9.99

Moon Lord

Moon Lord

…Ancestors upon the Great Plain.Mordraed the Dark Moon has risen... and the Stones of the Giants' Dance will fall!Stand-alone sequel to STONE LORD Moon Lord is a book set in Britain's prehistory such as you've never read before. Mixing fiction with the latest archaeological discoveries it…

£8.99

Lord Kitchener Bust

Lord Kitchener Bust

…unique range of strikingly accurate plaster busts.Made by hand in Bath England this highly collectable bust depicts the famous military leader Lord Horatio Kitchener (1850-1916) perhaps best-known today for his iconic recruitment posters calling men to the trenches during the First World War.Made…

£18.00

Guidebook: Ashby de la Zouch & Kirby Muxloe Castles

Guidebook: Ashby de la Zouch & Kirby Muxloe Castles

The castles of Ashby de la Zouch and Kirby Muxloe were built by William Lord Hastings who acquired immense power and wealth in the service of King Edward IV. Muxloe was never finished after Lord Hastings’s murder in 1483. Ashby remained in use as a family seat and the remains of its…

£3.50

Music from Tudor England - CD

Music from Tudor England - CD

…HENRY VIII6 Four Consort Pieces KING HENRY VIII/ANON7 Adieu my hertes lust WILLIAM CORNYSH8 The Lord's Prayer JOHN SHEPPARD9 In nomine XIX 'Crye' CHRISTOPHER TYE10 O Lord make thy servant Elizabeth our Queen WILLIAM BYRD11 The Bull Masque JOHN BULL12 Now is the month…

£8.00

Tea Caddy - England Needs You to Drink Tea

Tea Caddy - England Needs You to Drink Tea

…nostalgic take on the tea caddy - a black a blue tin printed with the words 'England Needs You to Drink Tea' along side the iconic image of Lord Kitchener recruiting men into the army. Each tea tin contains a foil pouch of 40 English Breakfast teabags.Key Features:Tea CaddyContains 40…

£5.50

Walmer Castle 1000 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle

Walmer Castle 1000 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle

…defences Walmer Castle has evolved over time into an elegant residence. It has been the official residence of the Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports for over 300 years. Recent Lord Wardens include Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother who held the role for 23 years. A contemporary garden…

£13.00

His Lordship Tea Towel

His Lordship Tea Towel

…blow of your man having to do the washing up by giving him this witty tea towel made just for him! A must-have kitchen accessory for any aspiring lord of the manor the tea towel is a great gift idea for men of all ages.Key Features:Made in EnglandExclusive to English Heritage100% cottonHer Ladyship…

£7.50

Her Ladyship & His Lordship Coasters

Her Ladyship & His Lordship Coasters

Any lord or lady of the house will love these coasters. Featuring the words "Her Ladyship" and “His Lordship” surrounded by a coat of arms it is a great way to make someone feel very special.Lovely gift ideas for a birthday or any other special occasion these coasters are bound…

£8.50

Guidebook: Walmer Castle & Gardens

Guidebook: Walmer Castle & Gardens

…was the responsibility of the Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports a post dating back to at least the 12th century. It was made the Warden’s official residence by Lionel Sackvile and adapted by him for domestic use in the 1730s and subsequently by successive Lords Warden many of whom are famous…

£5.00

Guidebook: Three Palaces of the Bishops of Winchester

Guidebook: Three Palaces of the Bishops of Winchester

…bishops of Winchester were the wealthiest in England. Their estates stretched from Somerset to Surrey and their number included two cardinals ten lord chancellors and four treasures of England.Wolvesey Bishop's Waltham and Farnham Castle were three of their many palaces. The buildings served a…

£3.00

Noble Promenade Tapestry

Noble Promenade Tapestry

…Seigneuriale' (The Nobleman's way of life) which was woven in the Loire Valley in France around 1500. It depicts the activities of a lord and lady of the period at the time of Louis XII. The figures are dressed in the Italian style which was introduced into France after Charles…

£495.00

Wassail Ale

Wassail Ale

…its name from the Old English term "waes hael" meaning "be well". It was a Saxon custom that at the start of each year the lord of the manor would shout "'waes hael". The assembled crowd would reply "drink hael" meaning "drink and be healthy".Key…

£3.50

Merlin T-Shirt - Charcoal

Merlin T-Shirt - Charcoal

…T-Shirt.The t-shirt is exclusive to English Heritage and depicts a silhouette of the legendary Merlin standing on the beach in front of the cave.Alfred Lord Tennyson made the cave famous in his book Idylls of the King in which he depicts the waves brining Arthur to shore and Merlin carrying him to…

£17.00

Lady of Shalott Cushion Cover

Lady of Shalott Cushion Cover

…this Lady of Shalott cushion cover.Inspired by painter John William Waterhouse's painting it is a representation of a scene from Alfred Lord Tennyson's 1832 poem of the same name in which the poet describes the plight of a young woman loosely based on the figure of Elaine…

£45.00

Guidebook: Kirby Hall

Guidebook: Kirby Hall

…the reign of Elizabeth I in the 16th century. The Hall was begun by Sir Humphrey Stafford in 1570 but later completed by Sir Christopher Hatton Lord Chancellor and a favourite courtier of the queen.It features sophisticated carved stone ornament influenced by the most up-to-date Italian and French…

£3.00

Guidebook: Marble Hill House

Guidebook: Marble Hill House

…many of the poets and wits of the age including Pope Swift and Horace Walpole.The villa was designed by Colen Campbell under the direction of Lord Herbert its perfect proportions inspired by the work of the 16th century Italian architect Palladio.This guidebook includes a tour and history…

£3.00

Guidebook: Audley End

Guidebook: Audley End

…… it might suit a Lord Treasurer’. The house gradually declined in scale over subsequent centuries and was altered many times. Today visitors to Audley End can see interiors and gardens reflecting its generations of owners.In the early 19th century the 3rd Lord Braybrooke and his wife…

£5.00

Guidebook: Gisborough Priory

Guidebook: Gisborough Priory

…Gisborough as it came to be known was one of the earliest houses of the order in England. Founded in about 1119 by Robert de Brus the greatest Norman lord in northeast Yorkshire and richly endowed it became one of the greatest Yorkshire monasteries. At its suppression in 1540 it was the fourth…

£2.00

Guidebook: Berry Pomeroy Castle

Guidebook: Berry Pomeroy Castle

…the Pomeroy family sought security from violent feuds by building the castle within their deer park. In the 16th century the uncle of Edward VI Lord Protector Somerset bought the castle. He was executed for treason soon afterwards but his Seymour descendants went on to build within the medieval…

£3.50

Lady Of Shalott - Tapestry

Lady Of Shalott - Tapestry

…was an English Pre-Raphaelite painter who is most famous for his paintings of female characters from Greek and Arthurian mythology. Illustrating Lord Alfred Tennyson's 1883 poem 'Lady of Shalott' Waterhouse's painting eloquently captures the Lady's wistful doomed quality as she…

£120.00

Guidebook: Old Wardour Castle

Guidebook: Old Wardour Castle

This remarkable hexagonal castle in a remote valley in Wiltshire was built in the late 1390s for John the 5th Lord Lovell one of the richest barons in Englnad and a kinsman of Richard II (r.1377-99). Lovell's castle now in partial ruin was then as sophisticated as any building in Europe its…

£3.50

Guidebook: Kenwood - The Iveagh Bequest

Guidebook: Kenwood - The Iveagh Bequest

…is a striking neoclassical villa on the edge of Hampstead Heath. The house was bought in 1754 by William Murray a distinguished lawyer who became Lord Chief Justice in 1756. He commissioned the famous architect Robert Adam to expand the original house and create a suite of rooms for entertaining.…

£5.00

Kenwood. Paintings in the Iveagh Bequest

Kenwood. Paintings in the Iveagh Bequest

…of artists patrons sitters and collectors. There are also two introductory essays that provide context for the house and discuss the ways in which Lord Iveagh was a pioneer collector. Beautifully produced this catalogue of paintings is the essential book of Kenwood.Publication Date: 2003 (Reprinted…

£70.00

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