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This page exists for two reasons:

  1. I get tired of writing out references, and would rather copy and paste.
  2. I am always searching for specific books, and figure other people might too. So if that is you, drop me a line if you want me to look up anything.

It is not complete. (I might get round to noting them all. One day.) If a title is missing but you think I might have it, then drop me a line.

Medieval history[edit]

  • Barber, Richard (2005) The Reign of Chivalry, 2nd Ed. UK: The Boydell Press ISBN 1-8438-3182-1
  • Bumke, Joachim. Courtly Culture: Literature and Society in the High Middle Ages, translated by Thomas Dunlap, USA: Overlook Duckworth, 2000 (First published in 1986 as Höfische Kultur: Literatur und Gesellschaft im holen Mittelalter by Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag) ISBN 071632736
  • Gies, Frances; Gies, Joseph. Daily Life in Medieval Times, UK: Grange Books, 2005 (originally published by Harper Collins in three volumes, 1969, 1974, 1990) ISBN 1840138114
  • Jones, Malcolm; The Secret Middle Ages, UK: Sutton Publishing, 2000, ISBN 0750926120
  • Orme, Nicholas, Medieval Children, New Haven: Yale University Press, 2001, ISBN 0300097549
  • Slocum, Kay (2005) Medieval Civilisation. London: Laurence King Publishing ISBN 1856694445
  • Tuchman, Barbara W. A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century, New York: Ballantine Books, 1978, ISBN 0-345-34957-1
  • Wagner, Eduard; Drobiná, Zoroslava; Durdik, Jan; (2000) Medieval Costume, Armour and Weapons, trans. by Jean Layton, NY: Dover Publications ISBN 0486412407 (first published in 1956 as Kroje, zbroj a zbrane doby predhusitské a husitské; first published in English in 1958 by Andrew Dakers)


Specific campaigns[edit]

  • Barker, Juliet; Agincourt: The King, the Campaign, the Battle, UK: Abacus, 2005, ISBN 034911918X
  • Burne, Alfred H.; The Agincourt War, UK: Wordsworth Editions, 1999 ISBN 1840222115 (first published in 1956 by Eyre & Spottiswoode
  • Sadler, John; Border Fury: England and Scotland at War 1296-1568, UK: Pearson Education Ltd, 2005 ISBN 1405840226
  • Traquir, Peter; Freedom's Sword: Scotland's Wars of Independence, London: HarperCollins 1998, ISBN 0004720792



  • Embleton, Gerry; Medieval Military Costume, UK: Crowood Press, 2000, ISBN 1861263716
  • Houston, Mary G.; Medieval Costume in England and France; The 13th, 14th and 15th Centuries, (first published in 1939, by Adam & Charles Black, as A Technical History of Costume: Vol III) USA Dover Editions, 1996, ISBN 0486290603

Horses & transport[edit]

Medicine & science[edit]

  • Hunt, Tony; The Medieval Surgery, UK: The Boydell Press, 1992, ISBN 0851157548

Translations and literature[edit]

  • Von Liechtenstein, Ulrich The Service of Ladies; translated by J.W.Thomas, introduction by Kelly DeVries, UK: Boydell Press, 2004 ISBN 1843830957
  • Diaz de Gamez, Gutierre; The Unconquered Knight: a Chronicle of the Deeds of Don Pero Nino, Count of Buelna, written 1431-49, translated by Joan Evans, UK: The Boydell Press, 2004 ISBN 1843831015

Journal and compendium articles[edit]

  • Edwards, JC; "What Earthly Reason? The replacement of the longbow by handguns." Medieval History Magazine Is. 7, March 2004
  • Williams, Alan; "The Metallurgy of Medieval Arms and Armour" in Companion to Medieval Arms and Armour, ed by Nicolle, David; UK: Boydell Press, 2002, ISBN 0851158722

Napoleonic Wars[edit]

  • Adkins, Roy. Trafalgar:Biography of a Battle. Londonisbn=9780349116327.  Unknown parameter |Date= ignored (|date= suggested) (help); Unknown parameter |Publisher= ignored (|publisher= suggested) (help)
  • Bryant, Arthur; The Age of Elegance: 1812-1822, London: Collins, 1950
  • Chappell, Mike; (2004) Wellington's Peninsula Regiments (2): The Light Infantry, Oxford: Osprey Publishing, ISBN 1841764035
  • Cooke, John H. (2007). With the Light Division: The Experiences of an Officer of the 43rd Light Infantry in the Peninsula and South of France During the Napoleonic Wars. Leonaur. ISBN 9781846773211. 
  • Harvey, Robert (2006). The War of Wars: The Epic Struggle Between Britain and France 1789–1815. London: Constable& Robinson. ISBN 9781845296353. 
  • Leeke, William (1866). The History of Lord Seaton's Regiment:The 52nd Light Infantry at the Battle of Waterloo, Volume I. London: Hatchard & Co. ; facsimile publishedby Kessinger Publishing, ISBN 1430460032
  • Nofi, Albert A.; The Waterloo Campaign: June 1815, 1998, USA: De Capo Press, ISBN 0938289985
  • Sale, Nigel (2005). Wellington's Waterloo Secret: How the 52nd Light Infantry beat Napoleon. UK: Nigel Sale. ISBN 0900040378. 

British history[edit]

  • Ashley, Mike; The Mammoth Book of British Kings and Queens, London: Constable Publishers, 1999, ISBN 1841190969



  • Scott, Ronald McNair; Robert the Bruce, King of Scots, NY: Peter Bedrick Books, 1989
  • Nicholson, Ronald; Scotland: The Later Middle Ages, Edinburgh: Oliver & Boyd, 1974, ISBN 0050020382
  • Tranter, Nigel; Rob Roy MacGregor, Scotland: Lochaber Publishing, 1991, ISBN 0948403756 (first published 1965 by Dobson Books as Outlaw of the Highlands: Roby Roy)
  • Tranter, Nigel; The Story of Scotland,, Glasgow: Neil Wilson Publishing, 1993 ISBN 1897784074 (first published 1987 by Routledge & Keagan Paul Ltd)



  • Creighton, Oliver; Higham, Robert; Medieval Town Walls: An Archeology and Social History of Urban Defence, UK: Tempus, 2005, ISBN 0752414453
  • Coventry, Martin (2001) The Castles of Scotland, 3rd Ed. Scotland: Goblinshead ISBN 1899874267
  • Kaufmann, J.E.; Kaufmann, H.W.; The Medieval Fortress: Castles, Forts and Walled Cities of the Middle Ages, UK: Greenhill Books, 2001, ISBN 1853674559
  • Matarasso, François; The English Castle, UK: Cassell, 1995. Republished 2000, Caxton Editions, ISBN 1840672307
  • Morris, Marc (2003) Castle: A History of the Buildings that Shaped Medieval Britain, London: Pan MacMillan ISBN 0752215361
  • Toy, Sidney (1985) Castles: Their Construction and History, USA: Dover Publications, ISBN 0486248984 (First Publilshed in 1939 by Wm Heinemann, London, as Castles: A Short History of Fortifications from 1600 BC to AD 1600)