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Ian Mortimer has BA and PhD degrees in history from Exeter University and an MA in archive studies from University College London. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society in 1998, and was awarded the Alexander Prize (2004) by the Royal Historical Society for his work on the social history of medicine. He is the author of three medieval biographies, The Greatest Traitor: The Life of Sir Roger Mortimer, The Perfect King: The Life of Edward III, and The Fears of Henry IV: The Life of England's Self-Made King, published in 2003, 2006 and 2007 respectively by Jonathan Cape. He lives with his wife and three children on the edge of Dartmoor.

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The Outcasts of Time by Ian Mortimer
The Outcasts of Time
Ian Mortimer
An absolutely riveting walk through time. The moment I heard about ‘The Outcasts of Time’ I knew I had to read it, the premise is just fascinating. In 1348, brothers John and William are informed they have only six days...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/06/2017
Human Race 10 Centuries of Change on Earth by Ian Mortimer
Human Race 10 Centuries of Change on Earth
Ian Mortimer
An ideal subject for heated discussions - in Western history, which century saw the most change, and what were these changes, medical, scientific, democratic, military or social? Has change escalated in the 20th and 21st centuries or would someone born...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2015
Centuries of Change Which Century Saw the Most Change? by Ian Mortimer
Centuries of Change Which Century Saw the Most Change?
Ian Mortimer
An ideal subject for heated discussions - in Western history, which century saw the most change, and what were these changes, medical, scientific, democratic, military or social? Has change escalated in the 20th and 21st centuries or would someone born...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/01/1970
The Time Traveller's Guide to Medieval England A Handbook for Visitors to the Fourteenth Century by Ian Mortimer
The Time Traveller's Guide to Medieval England A Handbook for Visitors to the Fourteenth Century
Ian Mortimer
Explains what life was like in the most immediate way, through taking readers, to the middle ages, and showing various things from the horrors of leprosy and war to the ridiculous excesses of roasted larks and haute couture.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2009

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