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Books & Media

English Heritage publishes fascinating and authoritative books on all aspects of England's rich history. Buildings, cities, seaside resorts, architects, archaeology, sport and industry are just some of the subjects covered.

Our English Heritage Guidebooks visit some of our country's greatest sites, combining in-depth history with tours, maps and other useful information. We also have some great history books for children of all ages, from colourful pictorial guides our Englsih Heritage exclusive ‘Mr. Men The Great British Tour’.

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The Tank Spotter's Guide
Invented during World War I to break the grim deadlock of the Western Front trenches, tanks went on to revolutionize warfare. From the lightning Blitzkrieg assaults of World War II, to the great battl...

£5.99

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Horrible Histories Terrifying Tudors Sticker Book
Crammed with quick quizzes and putrid pictures, the Horrible Histories Sticker Activity Book: Terrifying Tudors covers all things horrible in Tudor Britain. With over 200 savage stickers, explore the ...

£4.99

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At Home with Henry VIII
Henry VIII is one of the most recognizable of English monarchs, famous for his great weight, and his six wives. But what was it really like to be Henry VIII, or to be married to him? How did he live, ...

£16.99

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Battle of Hastings
The Battle of Hastings is probably the best-known and perhaps the most significant battle in English history. Its effects were deeply felt at the time, causing a lasting shift in cultural identity and...

£9.99

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Queen Victoria: A Personal History
In 1837, Victoria came to the throne at the age of 18, a pretty girl, not five feet tall, to preside over what was, perhaps, the most momentous period in British history. During the 64 years of her re...

£14.99

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The Bayeux Tapestry
The Bayeux Tapestry is unique both as a historical document and as a work of art. It was made soon after the Battle of Hastings in 1066, and it tells the story of the events that led up to William the...

£24.95

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