New titles in the library

We recently accepted a number of books as a donation from Mike Ahsley. Many of these titles may be of interest to the general reader. They are listed below and cover topics including Roman Britain, Anglo-Saxons, Normans, military history and kingship:

  • ‘Ethelbert’s kingdom’ by Michael David Mirans (1981)
  • ‘1066: the hidden history of the Bayeux Tapestry’ by Andrew Bridgeford (2004)
  • ‘The Saxon and Norman kings’ by Christopher Brooke (1989)
  • ‘The ending of Roman Britain’ by Cleary A. Esmonde (1989)
  • ‘The earliest English king’ by D.P. Kirby (1992)
  • ‘Roman Britain’ by T.W. Potter and Catherine Johns (2002)
  • ‘Early peoples of Britain and Ireland: an encycolpedia’ edited by Christopher A. Snyder (2008)
  • ‘Mercia and the making of England’ by Ian Walker (2000)
  • ‘Kingship and government in pre-conquest England c.500-1066Williams, Ann1999
  • ‘King and kingdoms of Early Anglo-Saxon England’ by Barbara Yorke (1992)
  • ‘The military heritage of Britain and Ireland’ by Martin Marix Evans (1998)
  • ‘Chronicles: the writing of history in Medieval England’ by Chris Given-Wilson (2004)
  • ‘A companion to Medieval England 1066-1485’ by Nigel Saul (2000)
  • ‘The complete guide to the battlefields of Britain: with Ordanance Survey maps’ by David Smurthwaite (1984)
  • ‘The Longman companion to the Stuart Age 1603-1714’ by John Wroughton (1997)