Edward Creasy, G. L. Strauss, Charles King & Walter Copland Perry
A great collision of armies under the banners of the crescent and the cross
The Battle of Tours (also called Poitiers) in 732 A.D. was one of the most significant battles fought during the last two..
War in the Middle Ages—illustrated with many pictures and maps
Charles Oman is rightly regarded as one of the foremost British military historians. This unique and attractive Leonaur edition brings..
J. W. Fortescue
The history of the genesis of the British Army to the English Civil War
Among British Army historians the reputation of Sir John Fortescue stands virtually without equal. His comprehensive fourteen..
Edward S. Creasy
Centuries of warfare in Europe between the western and eastern worlds
It is difficult for many contemporary readers to imagine a time when the European and Christian world was constantly at threat ..
A Biography of One of the Most Notable Military Commanders of the Hundred Years War
A lifetime at war with France
When in 1337 King Edward III began his war to regain those lands across the English Channel claimed by France that he considered his own by ancestral right, he instiga..
A Concise Illustrated History From the 11th to the 17th Centuries
An illustrated guide
This concise ‘handbook’ provides an overview, supported by numerous illustrations and diagrams, of the development of arms and armour in Europe. The work is conveniently divide..
Conflict Sites in North-western England from the Roman Period to 937 A. D.
Battle sites of the Anglo-Saxon period
This book is a thorough academic examination of ancient battlefield sites in the north-western region of England. The author has engaged in highly detailed an..
Conflict Between the English and the Welsh, 1277-1295
A nation forged on the anvil of war
Although the concept of the nation that is now the United Kingdom is so embedded in the contemporary consciousness as to motivate little consideration as to how ..
Charles G. Addison
The warrior knights of the cross
The Knights Templar were one of the most famous Christian military orders of the medieval period. Officially endorsed by the church in the early decades of the 12th..
Alfred H. Miles
Accounts of Naval Warfare from Damme 1213 to Trafalgar 1805
The exploits of the world’s greatest sea power from its beginnings to its triumphs
This book, originally entitled, ‘Fifty-Two Stories of the British Navy from Damme to Trafalgar,’ is an excellent ‘..
G. P. R. James
A History of the European Knights at War
The knight and the Cross
This excellent and thorough book examines the development of chivalry in tenth century Europe, then goes on to describe how the chivalric code and its development into the ..
George Bruce Malleson
An Analysis of Tactics From 217 B.C.-1857 A. D. by Describing the Historical Examples
A history and analysis of the most devastating tactic
Most students of military history will be familiar with the works of George Bruce Malleson; he was a prodigious author on the subject and his s..
King of the Ostrogoths, Regent of the Visigoths & Viceroy of the Eastern Roman Empire, in the 4th Century A. D.
The great king of the Ostrogoths and regent of the Visigoths
Theodoric was king of the Ostrogoths, ruler of Italy, regent of the Visigoths and viceroy of the Eastern Roman Empire. He was born in 45..
Henry Grey Graham
The Queen who became a Saint
Born in 1045 in Hungary, Margaret was the daughter of an English Prince, Edward the Exile. She returned to Britain in 1057 when the childless Edward the Confessor requi..
The Troubled Anglo-Scottish Borderlands During the 13th to 16th Centuries
Blood and fire on the wild borderland
During the Middle Ages the Kingdoms of England and Scotland were frequently at war and even in times of peace the relationship between the two nations was an u..