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  • The Medieval Knight

    The Medieval Knight
    av Christopher Gravett

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472843562

    The 'knight in shining armour' has become a staple figure in popular culture, and images of bloody battlefields, bustling feasting halls and courtly tournaments have been creatively interpreted many times in film and fiction. But what was the mediev…

  • German Medieval Armies, 1300-1500

    German Medieval Armies, 1300-1500
    av Christopher Gravett

    Häftad - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780850456141

    The German rulers were forceful and powerful men, and, surrounded by potential enemies, circumstances dictated the necessity of rule by strength based on military capacity. In the later 15th Century, three houses rose above the others; the families…

  • Medieval German Armies, 1000-1300

    Medieval German Armies, 1000-1300
    av Christopher Gravett

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855326576

    A history of the early medieval German Armies from the fragmentation of Charlemagne's Frankish Empire to the rise of the German, or Holy Roman Empire. This text looks in detail at the period of the Saxon wars and the Crusades including the rise of t…

  • DK Eyewitness Books: Castle: Discover the Mysteries of the Medieval Castle and See What Life Was Like for Tho [With Clip-Art CD and Poster]

    DK Eyewitness Books: Castle: Discover the Mysteries of the Medieval Castle and See What Life Was Like for Tho [With Clip-Art CD and Poster]
    av Christopher Gravett

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780756637699

    Be an eyewitness to the exciting world of the medieval castle, from the dramatic methods used to defend and attack castles to what life was really like for the people living inside its mighty battlements.

  • The Castles of Edward I in Wales 1277-1307

    The Castles of Edward I in Wales 1277-1307
    av Christopher Gravett

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846030277

    In 1277, Edward I gathered a huge army and marched into Wales to subdue the rebel Welsh princes. A key part of his strategy was to erect a castle wherever his army rested. This title takes a detailed look at the design, development and principles of…

  • Bosworth 1485

    Bosworth 1485
    av Christopher Gravett

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472843418

    The battle of Bosworth was the culmination of the War of the Roses, the dynastic struggle between the houses of York and Lancaster that dominated England in the second half of the 15th century. Edward IV had secured the throne for the house of York,…

  • English Medieval Knight 1300-1400

    English Medieval Knight 1300-1400
    av Christopher Gravett

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841761459

    The 14th-century knight lived in a time of change, in terms of both recruitment methods and the appearance of fighting men. This title describes all aspects of the knight's life, including his training in the castle yard and the hard knocks of the t…

  • Norman Stone Castles (2)

    Norman Stone Castles (2)
    av Christopher Gravett

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841766034

    Following their settlement in the north of France, the Normans sought to consolidate their territorial gains in what was to become known as Normandy. They did this by building a series of castles and fortifications. Duke William's desire to hold dow…

  • The History of Castles

    The History of Castles
    av Christopher Gravett

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781585744350

    The awful gloom of a Norman dungeon, the majestic power of a great keep, the sweep of battlements -- castles have the power to fascinate us in a way few buildings can.Europe is rich in the ruins of castles, from small tower houses to massive structu…

  • English Medieval Knight 1200-1300

    English Medieval Knight 1200-1300
    av Christopher Gravett

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841761442

    This volume details the life of the English knight during the 13th century, a period in which knighthood became so expensive that many eligible men had to be forced into it by royal command. How the tournament, a highly dangerous but lucrative way o…

  • The History of Castles

    The History of Castles
    av Christopher Gravett

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781599211107

    The History of Castles is the ultimate guide to the world's most fascinating castles and strongholds. Chapters include information on castles from France, England, Wales, Scotland, Ireland, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, the Iberian Peninsula, Italy…

  • Bosworth, 1485

    Bosworth, 1485
    av Christopher Gravett

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855328631

    The battle of Bosworth effectively put an end to the dynastic struggle known as the Wars of the Roses (1455-1485). Guiding the reader from the campaign's origins to its aftermath, and covering the commanders and forces of King Richard III and Henry…

  • Knight

    Knight
    av Christopher Gravett

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780756606954

    Discusses the age of knighthood, covering such aspects as arms, armor, training, ceremonies, tournaments, the code of chivalry, and the Crusades.

  • DK Eyewitness Books: Knight: Explore the Lives of Medieval Mounted Warriors from the Battlefield to the Banqu

    DK Eyewitness Books: Knight: Explore the Lives of Medieval Mounted Warriors from the Battlefield to the Banqu
    av Christopher Gravett

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781465435743

    Take an inside look at the life of a knight -- from battles and banquets to sieges and chivalry -- in this updated edition of Eyewitness: Knight. Illustrations, maps, charts, and timelines look at the history of medieval knights and their armor, jou…

  • DK Eyewitness Books: Knight: Explore the Lives of Medieval Mounted Warriors from the Battlefield to the Banqu

    DK Eyewitness Books: Knight: Explore the Lives of Medieval Mounted Warriors from the Battlefield to the Banqu
    av Christopher Gravett

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781465435729

    Take an inside look at the life of a knight -- from battles and banquets to sieges and chivalry -- in this updated edition of Eyewitness: Knight. Illustrations, maps, charts, and timelines look at the history of medieval knights and their armor, jou…

  • English Castles 1200-1300

    English Castles 1200-1300
    av Christopher Gravett

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846033742

    The simple castles raised after the Norman conquest had been developed throughout 11th and 12th centuries, whilst the introduction of Islamic and Byzantine fortification techniques from the late 12th century led to further developments in castle arc…

  • Hastings 1066

    Hastings 1066
    av Christopher Gravett

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841761336

    Osprey's Campaign title for the Battle of Hastings, which was fought on 14th October 1066 between Duke William of Normandy and Harold Godwinson, king of England, and which irrevocably changed the course of English history. William's victory ensured…

  • Tudor Knight

    Tudor Knight
    av Christopher Gravett

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841769707

    The Tudor Knight was the first line of defence employed by monarchs from Henry VIII to Elizabeth I, the last of a long tradition of knighthood dating back to the 11th century. He was well trained in the arts of war and chivalry from a young age, and…

  • Norman Stone Castles

    Norman Stone Castles
    av Christopher Gravett

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841766027

    The Normans were some of the most feared warriors of the High Medieval period, descended from the Vikings who had settled in Northern France under their leader Rollo in or around 911: throughout the following centuries they built on their warlike re…

  • Knights at Tournament

    Knights at Tournament
    av Christopher Gravett

    Häftad - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780850458367

    Part of Osprey's "Elite Series", this highly illustrated book looks at the history of military tournaments and combat sports in Europe.

  • Medieval Siege Warfare

    Medieval Siege Warfare
    av Christopher Gravett

    Pocket - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780850459470

    During the Middle Ages siege warfare played a vital role in military strategy. Sieges were far more numerous than pitched battles, ranging from small-scale affairs against palisaded earthworks to full-scale assaults on vast strongholds. Needless to…

  • English Medieval Knight 1400-1500

    English Medieval Knight 1400-1500
    av Christopher Gravett

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841761466

    This book is a detailed and fascinating look at the English knight through the high watermark of the age of mail. This, and all the other equipment a knight needed are examined, together with the role of squires. In order to take a 'through the eyes…

  • Tewkesbury 1471

    Tewkesbury 1471
    av Christopher Gravett

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841765143

    Following their victory at Towton in 1461, The House of York continued to triumph. By 1470, however, relations between Edward and his lieutenant, Eari of Warwick, had broken down and Warwick had joined the Lancastrian cause. On 14 April 1471 at Barn…

  • The Norman Knight, 950-1204 AD

    The Norman Knight, 950-1204 AD
    av Christopher Gravett

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855322875

    Throughout the 11th and 12th centuries the Norman knight was possibly the most feared warrior in Western Europe. He was descended originally from the Vikings who had settled in Northern France under their leader Rollo in or around 911 at the behest…

  • Towton 1461

    Towton 1461
    av Christopher Gravett

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841765136

    The Lancastrian army was conducting a triumphant march on the capital, having defeated Warwick at the Second Battle of St. Albans, when on 4 March, Edward of York was proclaimed king in London. The Lancastrians withdrew northwards and Edward followe…

  • Knight [With Clip Art CDWith Wallchart]

    Knight [With Clip Art CDWith Wallchart]
    av Christopher Gravett

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780756630034

    Detailed photographs trace the origins, heyday, and eventual decline of knighthood, chivalry, and the feudal system. Discover how armor was made, how men became knights, and what life in a medieval castle was like. "Great for reluctant readers."--"S…