Middle Ages/Middle History

Beacon Lights of History, Vol 6: Renaissance and Reformation

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John Lord

Volume 6 blends literature, exploration, science, and the start of Protestantism with discussions of Chaucer, Dante, Luther and others. - Su…

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…

History of the Inquisition of Spain, Vol. 3

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Henry Charles Lea

The 3rd volume of Lea's monumental work on the Spanish Inquisition. This volume covers torture practices; the trial process; punishments; Je…

Histoire générale du IVe siècle à nos jours. Tome 02. L'Europe féodale, les cro…

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Ernest Lavisse and Alfred Nicolas Rambaud

Ouvrage collectif sous la direction de Alfred Rambaud et Ernest Lavisse.Le deuxième tome de la série traite des grands é…

The Wars of the Roses 1377-1471

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Robert Balmain Mowat

The Wars of the Roses, 1377-1471, were a series of English civil wars fought for the control of the throne of England between two rival cade…

La Royale Maison de Savoie

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Grégoire Hudry-Menos

Grégoire Hudry-Menos, modeste journaliste savoyard, apporte un nouveau point de vue sur l'histoire de la maison de Savoie, mont&eacut…

The Cambridge Medieval History, Volume 01, The Christian Roman Empire and the F…

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John Bagnell Bury

Volume 1: The Christian Roman Empire and the Foundation of the Teutonic Kingdoms "The present work is intended as a comprehensive accou…

The Beginning of the Middle Ages

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Richard William Church

In 395 A.D. Theodosius, the last ruler of the undivided Roman Empire died. To his young and incompetent son, Honorius, he left the governmen…

Guelphs and Ghibellines: A Short History of Mediaeval Italy from 1250-1409

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Oscar Browning

The High Middle Ages in Italy, 1250-1409, were a time of incessant strife between rival city-states, some the Ghibelline allies of the Holy …

Historical Tales, Volume VII: Spanish

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Charles Morris and Charles Mclean Andrews

Volume VII of a series containing anecdotes and stories, some well-known, others less so, of particular countries. This seventh volume cover…

Selections of the History of the Franks

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Gregory of Tours and Gregory Of Tours

The Historia Francorum is the most important contemporary source for the Merovingian age. It is written in ten books, of which one to four r…

Philip Augustus

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William Holden Hutton

Philip Augustus (Philip II of France 1165-1223), grandfather of Saint Louis, was one of France's greatest kings. While England's Henry II wa…

England In The Middle Ages

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Elizabeth O'Neill

A short study examining the historical framework of England from the period of the Norman Conquest to the end of the fifteenth century.The p…

The Wives of Henry the Eighth and the Parts They Played in History

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Martin A. S. Hume

King Henry VIII is so often depicted as a far-seeing statesman, pressing forward through a lifetime with his eyes firmly fixed upon the goal…

The Age of the Condottieri: A Short History of Mediaeval Italy from 1409-1530

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Oscar Browning

Italy from 1409 to 1530 is synonymous with the Renaissance, but this was also the age of the condottieri, Italian captains of mercenary comp…

Stupor Mundi: The Life and Times of Frederick II Emperor of the Romans King of …

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Lionel Allshorn

Frederick II (1194-1250), under whose reign the Holy Roman Empire reached its greatest territorial extent, was called by his contemporaries …

Jeanne D'Arc: Her Life And Death

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Margaret O. Oliphant

The story of Jeanne d'Arc, or Joan of Arc , has passed into folklore and has been retold by many. The young teenager was sent by an as-yet u…

The Idea of Progress: An Inquiry into Its Origin and Growth

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John Bagnell Bury

John Bagnell Bury was Regius Professor of Modern History at Cambridge University in the early twentieth century. In The Idea of Progress, he…

The World’s Story Volume IX: England

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Eva March Tappan

This is the ninth volume of the 15-volume series of The World’s Story: a history of the World in story, song and art, edited by Eva March Ta…

The Normans in Europe

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Arthur Henry Johnson

This short history of the Normans in Europe opens with the invasions of the Vikings, who came from Scandinavian villages among rugged rocks …

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