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Norman Belt

Norman Belt

…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

Bayeux Saxon Extract Wall Tapestry

Bayeux Saxon Extract Wall Tapestry

Bayeux Saxon Extract wall tapestry inspired by a scene from the original Bayeux Tapestry.Reproduced from various scenes found on the Bayeux tapestry. The Bayeux Tapestry was probably commissioned in the 1070s by Bishop Odo of Bayeux half-brother of William the Conqueror. It is over 70 metres long…

£190.00

Beowulf Helmet

Beowulf Helmet

…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 manuscripts.…

£135.00

Saxon Shield

Saxon Shield

Hand-crafted in the UK our Saxon Shield has been authentically reproduced for boys and girls alike. Saxon shields were typically round with a boss in the centre which added extra protection for the shield bearing hand. A great accessory for kids dressing up adventures.Key Features:Made from…

£13.00

Saxon Helmet

Saxon Helmet

Made from recycled plastic and hand-crafted in the UK our Saxon helmet has been authentically reproduced as a great dressing up accessory for any child.

£15.00

Guidebook: Totnes Castle

Guidebook: Totnes Castle

Totnes Castle was built in the early years of the Norman Conquest to dominate the Saxon town of Totnes and the crossing over the River Dart. It was almost certainly constructed by Juhel one of William the Conqueror's commanders in the south-west and is a fine example of a…

£3.00

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: Portchester Castle

Guidebook: Portchester Castle

…begins in the 3rd century when the Romans built a fort here to combat attacks by barbarian pirates.In the 5th century it was transformed into a Saxon stronghold or burgh to protect this part of the coast from Viking raids.After the Norman Conquest in 1066 a castle was built inside of the Roman…

£3.50

Horrible Histories Vicious Vikings Fridge Magnet

Horrible Histories Vicious Vikings Fridge Magnet

…ginger beards with this classic Horrible Histories Fridge Magnet. Featuring a typically witty illustration of a Viking running off to savage his Saxon enemies the magnet is a great way to attach notes or cards to your fridge. The magnetic fridge magnet has been produced to commemorate the 20th…

£1.00

Wassail Ale

Wassail Ale

…the greeting "Wassail". Wassail gets 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…

£3.50

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: Carisbrooke Castle

Guidebook: Carisbrooke Castle

…and written by leading English Heritage experts.Carisbrooke Castle has been the most important stronghold on the Isle of Wight from at least Saxon times. The keep and main walls were built soon after the Norman conquest and the castle was frequently updated over the centuries under the threat…

£5.00

Hambledon Hill, Dorset, England

Hambledon Hill, Dorset, England

…of a hillfort on the northern spur from the early first millennium. Late Iron Age and Romano-British activity may reflect the proximity of Hod Hill. A small pagan Saxon cemetery may relate to settlement in the Iwerne valley which it overlooks.Key Features:411 pagesPaperbackPublished in 2008

£50.00

The History of the Kings of Britain

The History of the Kings of Britain

Completed in 1136 The History of the Kings of Britain traces the story of the realm from its supposed foundation by Brutus to the coming of the Saxons some two thousand years later.Vividly portraying legendary and semi-legendary figures such as Lear Cymbeline Merlin the magician and the most famous…

£12.99

Guidebook: Pevensey Castle

Guidebook: Pevensey Castle

Pevensey Castle has a long history. The Roman fort at Pevensey was built in the late third century and later served as one of the 'Saxon Shore' forts. After the Norman Conquest a castle with a strong keep was built within the ruined fort and the Roman wall repaired. The castle was besieged…

£3.00

Arthurian Knights - Cushion Cover

Arthurian Knights - Cushion Cover

…version of events often served as the starting point for later stories. Geoffrey depicted Arthur as a king of Britain who defeated the Saxons and established an empire over the British Isles Iceland Norway and Gaul. In fact many elements and incidents that are now an integral…

£42.00

Foundation: The History of England Vol.1

Foundation: The History of England Vol.1

…some seeds at the bottom of a bowl to the long period of Roman rule; from the Dark Ages when England was invaded by a ceaseless tide of Angles Saxons and Jutes to the twin glories of medieval England its great churches and monasteries and its common law. With his extraordinary skill for evoking…

£9.99

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

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

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

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