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Books by Time Period

English Heritage’s extensive collection of titles puts centuries of history right at your fingertips. Our books and journals cover a broad range of historical time periods, from Ancient History and the Neolithic era all the way through to modern military history. There is something for everyone

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Queen Victoria's Children
Queen Victoria and Albert, Prince Consort had nine children who despite their very different characters, remained a close-knit family. Inevitably, as they married into European royal families their lo...

£9.99

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Bess of Hardwick:
Elizabeth, Countess of Shrewsbury was one of the most remarkable personalities of Elizabethan England. Born the daughter of an obscure and impoverished Derbyshire squire, her advantageous marriages to...

Was £13.95 Sale Price £10.00

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The Young Victoria
This beautiful, extensively researched volume investigates the birth and early life of one of the most familiar British monarchs, Queen Victoria (1819-1901). A wealth of material, including many unexa...

£35.00

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Warrior: The Amazing Story of a Real War Horse
Unlike the book and film War Horse, Warrior is the true story of the thoroughbred horse Winston Churchill's great heroic friend, Jack Seely, took to France in 1914. They both survived five years o...

£9.99

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Victoria and Albert
The second tie-in to ITV drama Victoria unveils the complex, passionate relationship of Victoria and Albert. What happened after the Queen married her handsome prince? Did they live happily ever afte...

£20.00

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Horrible Histories Rotten Romans - The Movie Handbook
Discover everything you need to know about Horrible Histories, the movie: Rotten Romans. With amazing photos and details from the film, this movie handbook is the horribly hilarious guide to the chara...

£7.99

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How To Be A Tudor
The real Wolf Hall - a time traveller's guide to daily life in Tudor England The Tudor era encompasses some of the greatest changes in our history. But while we know about the historical dramas of...

£9.99

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The Vikings
The history of the Vikings is bloody and eventful, and Viking warriors capture the popular imagination to this day. They made history, establishing the dukedom of Normandy, providing the Byzantine Emp...

£9.99

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Britain's Railways In Wartime
In the long and absorbing history of Britain’s railways and the men and women who have worked on them, the most challenging years were those of the two world wars.  Neither of these wars co...

£25.00

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Victoria & Abdul
Now a major feature film starring Dame Judi Dench, Victoria & Abdul originally published in 2010, tells the true story of how a young Indian servant came to play a central role at the heart of the...

£9.99

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Mary Tudor: England's First Queen
In the summer of 1553, against all odds, Mary Tudor was the first woman to be crowned Queen of England. Anna Whitelock recounts the remarkable story of a woman who was a princess one moment, and a dis...

£16.99

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The Darkest Hour
May 1940. Britain is at war. The horrors of blitzkrieg have seen one Western European democracy after another fall in rapid succession to Nazi boot and Shell. Invasion seems mere hours away. Just days...

£9.99

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The Wicked Wit of Winston Churchill
Sir Winston Churchill remains a British hero, lauded for his oratorical skill. He wrote histories, biographies, memoirs, and even a novel, while his journalism, speeches and broadcasts run to millions...

£9.99

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The Castles of Henry VIII
In the last years of his reign Henry VIII needed a radically modern system of defence to protect England and its new Church. Anticipating a foreign onslaught from Catholic Europe after his split from ...

£11.99

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Children's World War Two Pack
The Second World War changed the lives of millions of men, women and children. Nearly 2 million children were evacuated over the course of the war and each child was given a variety of items to help t...

£6.00

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The Tudor Garden
Contrived, colourful and cultured, the Tudor garden was a paradise on earth, given over to pleasurable pastimes and aesthetic effect. Artificiality was the fashion of the age, with clipped and twining...

£6.99

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William the Conqueror: A Ladybird Adventure from History Book
William the Conqueror is part of the popular Adventures from History series. First published in 1966, this beautifully illustrated book has been specially re-released to commemorate the 950th annivers...

£5.99

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Castle: A History of the Buildings that Shaped Medieval Britain
Beginning with their introduction in the eleventh century, and ending with their widespread abandonment in the seventeenth, Marc Morris explores many of the country's most famous castles, as well ...

£8.99

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The Eagle of the Ninth Chronicles
The Ninth Legion marched into the mists of northern Britain-and they were never seen again. Four thousand men disappeared and their eagle standard was lost. It's a mystery that's never been so...

£12.99

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Exploring the World of Druids
In this authoritative account, Miranda Green unravels the truth about the Druids. Examining the archaeological evidence, classical commentaries, and early Welsh and Irish myths, she shows that the Dru...

£18.95

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