c 1450/1500 to c 1700

    A Short History of the Reformation

    By Helen Parish

    Paperback £9.05

    Martin Luther pinned his Ninety-Five Theses to the door of All Saints' Church in Wittenberg he shattered foundations of western Christendom. The Reformation of doctrine and practice that followed Luther's seismic action, and protest against sale of indulgences, fragmented the Church and overturned previously accepted certainties and priorities.

    To Catch A King: Charles II\'s Great Escape

    By Charles Spencer

    Hardback £14.46

    How did the most wanted man in the country outwit the greatest manhunt in British history?

    King's Pearl

    By Melita Thomas

    Hardback £14.46

    A re-examination of Henry VIII's eldest daughter, Mary, and her relationship with her father.

    Game of Queens

    By Sarah Gristwood

    Paperback £8.45

    A BBC History Magazine Book of the Year - the rise and fall of the women who ruled sixteenth-century Europe

    1517: Martin Luther and the Invention of the Reformation

    By Peter Marshall

    Hardback £12.65

    Did Martin Luther really post his 95 Theses to the Wittenberg Castle Church door in October 1517? Probably not, says Reformation historian Peter Marshall. But though the event might be mythic, it became one of the great defining episodes in Western history, a symbol of religious freedom of conscience which...

    King's Assassin

    By Benjamin Woolley

    Hardback Save £5.54 = £14.46

    The scandalous story of George Villiers, Duke of Buckingham, lover - and murderer - of King James I.

    Mary, Queen of Scots

    By Jenny Wormald

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    A reissue of one of the classics of Scottish history

    House of Beaufort

    By Nathen Amin

    Hardback Save £5.54 = £14.46

    Plague and Empire in the Early Modern Mediterranean World

    By Nukhet Varlik

    Paperback £21.89

    Using a wealth of archival and narrative sources, including medical treatises, hagiographies and travellers' accounts, as well as recent scientific research, this book is the first systematic scholarly study of the Ottoman experience of plague during the Black Death and in the following centuries.

    Scientific Practices in European History, 1200-1800

    By Peter Dear

    Paperback Save £2.07 = £27.92

    Scientific Practices in European History, 1200-1800 presents and situates a collection of extracts from both widely known texts by such figures as Copernicus, Newton, and Lavoisier, and lesser known but significant items, all chosen to provide a perspective on topics in social, cultural and intellectual history and to illuminate the...

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