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Recently Published

The Knights Templar at War 1120 -1312 by Paul Hill The Knights Templar at War 1120 -1312

In-depth assessment of the Knights Templar and their contribution to crusading warfare
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/02/2018

The Templars by Dan Jones The Templars

The remarkable story of the Knights Templar - the wealthiest, most powerful and most secretive of the military orders that flourished in the crusading era - narrated by the author.
Format: Downloadable audio file - Released: 07/12/2017

The Templars by Dan Jones The Templars

The remarkable story of the Knights Templar - the wealthiest, most powerful and most secretive of the military orders that flourished in the crusading era - narrated by the author.
Format: CD-Audio - Released: 07/12/2017

Godfrey of Bouillon Duke of Lower Lotharingia, Ruler of Latin Jerusalem, c.1060-1100 by Simon John Godfrey of Bouillon Duke of Lower Lotharingia, Ruler of Latin Jerusalem, c.1060-1100

This book offers a new appraisal of the ancestry and career of Godfrey of Bouillon (c.1060-1100), a leading participant in the First Crusade (1096-99), and the first ruler of Latin Jerusalem (1099-1100), the polity established by the crusaders after they...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/11/2017

To Follow in Their Footsteps The Crusades and Family Memory in the High Middle Ages by Nicholas L. Paul To Follow in Their Footsteps The Crusades and Family Memory in the High Middle Ages


Format: Paperback - Released: 15/10/2017

The Crusade in the Fifteenth Century Converging and competing cultures by Norman Housley The Crusade in the Fifteenth Century Converging and competing cultures

Increasingly, historians acknowledge the significance of crusading activity in the fifteenth century, and they have started to explore the different ways in which it shaped contemporary European society. Just as important, however, was the range of interactions which took place...
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/10/2017

The Templars by Dan Jones The Templars

The remarkable story of the Knights Templar - the wealthiest, most powerful and most secretive of the military orders that flourished in the crusading era.
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/09/2017

Templars by Dan Jones Templars

THE SUNDAY TIMES AND NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER. The Knights Templar were the wealthiest, most powerful - and most secretive - of the military orders that flourished in the crusading era. Their story - encompassing as it does the greatest...
Format: eBook - Released: 07/09/2017

Coming Soon

The Crusades by Michael Paine The Crusades


Format: Paperback - Released: 23/02/2018

Louis IX and the Challenge of the Crusade A Study in Rulership by William Chester Jordan Louis IX and the Challenge of the Crusade A Study in Rulership

Louis IX has long been known both as a saintly crusader and as the founder of effective royal administration in France. But, in spite of a vast amount of research, the details of what happened under his rule and why...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/03/2018

Islam Under the Crusaders Colonial Survival in the Thirteenth-Century Kingdom of Valencia by Robert Ignatius Burns Islam Under the Crusaders Colonial Survival in the Thirteenth-Century Kingdom of Valencia

The struggle between Islam and the Crusaders comprised a dialogue of cultures on a broad geographic scale and a wide expanse of time, a perennial seesaw of conquest in the West as in the East. Father Burns' pioneering work on...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/03/2018

Gendering the Crusades by S.B. Edgington Gendering the Crusades

Explores the role of women in the action and culture of the Crusades - an area traditionally viewed as a male domain. It explores how society structured and imagined itself, from the Knights Templars' devotion to female saints to Anna...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/03/2018

The Field of Blood The Battle for Aleppo and the Remaking of the Medieval Middle East by Nicholas Morton The Field of Blood The Battle for Aleppo and the Remaking of the Medieval Middle East

A history of the 1119 Battle of the Field of Blood, which decisively halted the momentum gained during the First Crusade and decided the fate of the Crusader states.
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/03/2018

Kill Them All Cathars and Carnage in the Albigensian Crusade by Sean McGlynn Kill Them All Cathars and Carnage in the Albigensian Crusade

A paperback edition of the first book to provide a military history of the whole Albigensian Crusade, covering vital over-looked battles
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/04/2018

The Templars by Dan Jones The Templars

The remarkable story of the Knights Templar - the wealthiest, most powerful and most secretive of the military orders that flourished in the crusading era.
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/04/2018

The Tunis Crusade of 1270 A Mediterranean History by Michael (Associate Professor of History, University of Minnesota) Lower The Tunis Crusade of 1270 A Mediterranean History
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The story of how the last major expedition led by a European king in aid of the Holy Land ended with the attack on Tunis, a peaceful North African port city thousands of miles from the Crusader States.
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/05/2018

Other books in this genre

God's Wolf The Life of the Most Notorious of All Crusaders: Reynald de Chatillon by Jeffrey (Author) Lee God's Wolf The Life of the Most Notorious of All Crusaders: Reynald de Chatillon

The sweeping story of one of the most notorious crusader knights, Reynald de Chatillon - a great Christian hero of the Second Crusade and one of the most hated figures in Islamic history.
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/05/2017

Crusading and the Crusader States by Andrew Jotischky Crusading and the Crusader States

Crusading and the Crusader States explores how the idea of holy war emerged from the troubled Church of the 11th century, and why Jerusalem and the Holy Land were so important to Europeans. It follows the progress of the major...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/03/2017

The Teutonic Knights in the Holy Land, 1190-1291 by Nicholas Morton The Teutonic Knights in the Holy Land, 1190-1291

A detailed study of the Teutonic Knights in the Holy Land, covering both their military and administrative affairs.
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/03/2017

Crusading and the Crusader States by Andrew Jotischky Crusading and the Crusader States

Crusading and the Crusader States explores how the idea of holy war emerged from the troubled Church of the 11th century, and why Jerusalem and the Holy Land were so important to Europeans. It follows the progress of the major...
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/03/2017

Western Warfare in the Age of the Crusades 1000-1300 by John France Western Warfare in the Age of the Crusades 1000-1300

First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/02/2017

Crusades by Professor Benjamin Z. Kedar Crusades

Crusades covers seven hundred years from the First Crusade (1095-1102) to the fall of Malta (1798) and draws together scholars working on theatres of war, their home fronts and settlements from the Baltic to Africa and from Spain to the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/01/2017

The Templars and their Sources by Karl Borchardt The Templars and their Sources

Even 700 years after the suppression of the Order of the Temple and the execution of the last grandmaster, Jacques de Molay, there is no shortage of publications on this influential military order. Yet unlike other medieval institutions the Templars...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/01/2017

Western Warfare in the Age of the Crusades 1000-1300 by John France Western Warfare in the Age of the Crusades 1000-1300


Format: Hardback - Released: 30/11/2016

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