Middle Ages/Middle History

Magna Carta Commemoration Essays

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On 15th June 1215 the Magna Carta was sealed under oath by King John at Runnymede, on the bank of the River Thames near Windsor, England. 20…

The Life of Charlemagne (Einhard)

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Einhard


Einhard was employed by Charlemagne as a court historian. At the request of Charlemagne's son and successor Louis the Pious, he wrote a biog…

A Popular History of France from the Earliest Times vol 2

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François Pierre Guillaume Guizot


François Pierre Guillaume Guizot was a French historian, orator, and statesman. Guizot was a dominant figure in French politics prior…

History of the Inquisition of Spain, Vol. 2

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Henry Charles Lea


Volume 2 of Lea’s monumental work on the Spanish Inquisition. Volume 2 discusses the organizational structure of the Inquisition, methods us…

A Popular History of Ireland, Book 05

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Thomas D'Arcy McGee


Thomas D'Arcy McGee was an Irish refugee and a father of the Canadian confederation. His work on Irish history is comprehensive, encompassin…

Europe In The Middle Ages

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Ierne Lifford Plunket


Though sometimes called the "Dark Ages", the period of Middle Ages is far from dull or uninteresting. In this book I. L. Plunket m…

A Popular History of Ireland, Book 07

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Thomas D'Arcy McGee


Thomas D'Arcy McGee was an Irish refugee and a father of the Canadian confederation. His work on Irish history is comprehensive, encompassin…

Histoire générale du IVe siècle à nos jours. Tome 01. Les origines (395-1095)

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Alfred Nicolas Rambaud


Ouvrage collectif sous la direction d'Ernest Lavisse et Alfred Rambaud. «Le présent volume n'est que le tome premier d'un ouvr…

A Popular History of Ireland, Book 08

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Thomas D'Arcy McGee


Thomas D’Arcy McGee was an Irish refugee and a father of the Canadian confederation. His work on Irish history is comprehensive, encompassin…

Chronicles of Canada Volume 02 - Mariner of St. Malo: A Chronicle of the Voyage…

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Stephen Leacock


Jacques Cartier grew up as a sailor, married well and became an agent of exploration for King Francis I of France. In April, 1534, he sailed…

The History of the English Bible

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John Brown


The celebration of the Tercentenary of the Authorized Version of the English Bible of 1611 has called into existence the little book here p…

The Central Period of the Middle Age 918-1273

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Beatrice A. Lees


Beatrice Lees writes that the history of the period of the Middle Ages from 918 to 1273 is that of "a heroic period, the age of feudali…

A Popular History of Ireland, Book 04

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Thomas D'Arcy McGee


Thomas D'Arcy McGee was an Irish refugee and a father of the Canadian confederation. His work on Irish history is comprehensive, encompassin…

A Popular History of Ireland, Book 06

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Thomas D'Arcy McGee


Thomas D'Arcy McGee was an Irish refugee and a father of the Canadian confederation. His work on Irish history is comprehensive, encompassin…

The Moors in Spain

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Stanley Lane-Poole


“The history of Spain offers us a melancholy contrast. Twelve hundred years ago, Tarik the Moor added the land of the Visigoths to the long …

Warwick the Kingmaker

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Charles William Chadwick Oman


Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick (1428-1471), wealthy and powerful peer of England, was one of the leaders of the Wars of the Roses (14…

King and Baronage (A.D. 1135-1327)

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William Holden Hutton


William Holden Hutton (1860-1930) was a British historian and Dean of Winchester Cathedral. In this slim volume, Hutton writes of the long p…

The History of Britain

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John Milton


A reader of this history, encountering the frequent references to “my author,” meaning the current source, will be reminded of DON QUIXOTE a…

The Crusades

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George William Cox


The Crusades were a series of religious wars fought between 1096 and 1272 to recover the Holy Land from Islamic rule. According to the Latin…

Beacon Lights of History, Vol 5: The Middle Ages

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John Lord


Volume 5 continues the commentary on world history begun in the first four volumes. This volume looks at some of the main religious figures…

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