History has always been important, and for those seeking to emulate the old ways of knighthood and chivalry, either in everyday life or when participating in reenactments, history takes on a whole new level of importance. And of course, for those who study it, there is nothing greater then to learn from history. This is why we offer a wide variety of medieval history books, all of which feature detailed information about various topics. Many of these medieval history books give detailed accounts of various groups of warriors and knights that were prominent, militarily, during medieval times, including general groupings of warriors like English knights or Norman knights, as well as including such famous knightly orders as the Knights Templar and the Knights Hospitaller. These medieval history books make for great reading material for avid students of history, as well as for those who need a focused resource from which to learn about a particular group of medieval knights.
Medieval Church and Churchyard Monuments is a book that uncovers church monuments as a source of information for anyone interested not only in church history but also in costume, armor, heraldry, sculpture and genealogy.
Coats of arms were at first used only by kings and princes, then by their great nobles, but by the mid-13th century arms were being used extensively by the lesser nobility, knights, and those who later came to be styled gentlemen.
This book examines monasticism and the different orders of monks, addressing virtually every aspect of their life in some detail. That makes this Medieval Monasteries Book a great resource for all those history buffs.
The history of Poland is a study of a people struggling to achieve nationhood in the face of internal and external enemies. Poland became a unified Christian state in AD 966 and by the 12th century a knightly class had emerged.
After disastrous defeats at the hands of the Mongols in the 13th century, the Russian principalities became vassals of the Khans for more then 200 years. At the same time, the western princes faced the German crusaders.
While Scandinavias Viking Age is one of the most studied aspects of early medieval history, much less has been published about the centuries that followed. Yet the armies of Sweden, Norway and Denmark offer fascinating differences.
This second of two books about the Scandinavian military covers the period which saw both expansion in the Baltic, and long wars born of the attempt to bring Scandinavia under a single monarchy - the Union of Kalmar.
Throughout the 11th and 12th centuries the Norman knight was possibly the most feared warrior in Western Europe. He was descended originally from the Vikings who had settled in Northern France under their leader Rollo in or around 911.
This book will let you see the Renaissance Era as you never have before! The Renaissance Art Pop-Up Book takes the innovations of renaissance artists and thinkers, and renders many as ingenious pop-ups that give a new perspective.
The Military Order of Teutonic Knights was one of the most famous Crusading Orders, the others being the Templars and the Hospitallers. The Teutonic Knights focused upon the preservation of the Crusader States in the Middle East.
The Flower of Chivalry, by Richard Vernier, tells the tale of a poor Breton squire that became the perfect knight and finally the Constable of France, spearheading the recon quest of the French provinces after the Battle of Poitiers.
Written by a team of National Geographic writers, this illustrated reference contains more than just maps, as The Medieval World: An Illustrated Atlas is a trove of facts with detailed information about much in the medieval world.