Short and original books.
With pictures.

The House of Lancaster

A fresh and engaging history of the House of Lancaster. With thirty character portraits, including illustrations, maps and diagrams, five generations of a medieval dynasty are brought to life.

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Forming part of the historical basis for the Game of Thrones series, this royal family waged wars, seized crowns and commanded vast wealth and influence in the medieval world. Unfolding over the course of a hundred years, their stories encompassed courage and honour, fortune and death, witchcraft and betrayal.

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An attractive and original history book, full of character and fascinating detail and presented in a readable and accessible way.

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THE MECHANICAL BIRD PRESS 2018