Medieval History Books

History has always been important, and for those seeking to emulate the old ways of knighthood and chivalry, either in everyday life or when participating in re-enactments, history takes on a whole new level of importance. And of course, for those who study it, there is nothing greater then to learn from history. This is why we at Medieval Collectibles offer a wide variety of medieval history books, all of which feature detailed information about various topics. Many of these medieval history books give detailed accounts of various groups of warriors and knights that were prominent, militarily, during medieval times, including general groupings of warriors like English knights or Norman knights, as well as including such famous knightly orders as the Knights Templar and the Knights Hospitaller. These medieval history books make for great reading material for avid students of history, as well as for those who need a focused resource from which to learn about a particular group of medieval knights.
Armies Of Medieval Russia 750-1250 Book
Armies Of Medieval Russia 750-1250 Book

Item #: HR-103

In the centuries following the first expeditions down the great rivers of northern Russia by Vikings, the foundations for a new state were laid. Many influences grew up first around the great cities of Kiev and Novgorod.

Price: $17.00
Collection of Best Selling Medieval Books
Collection of Best Selling Medieval Books

Item #: PKG-30

Our Collection of Best Selling Medieval Books makes a fantastic resource for reading up on various aspects of medieval warfare and fighting. These four texts offer educational and engaging information and illustrations.

Price: $176.25
On Sale For: $159.00
Condottiere 1300-1500 'Infamous Medieval Mercenaries' Book
Condottiere 1300-1500 'Infamous Medieval Mercenaries' Book

Item #: HR-107

Lavishly illustrated with contemporary depictions and original artwork, this title examines the complex military organization, recruitment, training and weaponry of the Condottiere, a medieval mercenary group.

Price: $18.00
Discovering Leonardo: The Art Lover's Guide to Understanding Da Vinci's Masterpieces
Discovering Leonardo: The Art Lover's Guide to Understanding Da Vinci's Masterpieces

Item #: HR-161

Few can truly claim to fully understand Leonardo da Vinci. With this book, you can come close, as Discovering Leonardo The Art Lovers Guide to Understanding Da Vincis Masterpieces gives greater understanding to some of his paintings.

Price: $45.00
English Medieval Knight 1200-1300 Book
English Medieval Knight 1200-1300 Book

Item #: HR-109

The 13th century was a time of change for knights in England. They were faced with rising costs and increasing demands on their time for local government because of their status in society, until knighthood itself was sometimes avoided.

Price: $17.00
English Medieval Knight 1300-1400 Book
English Medieval Knight 1300-1400 Book

Item #: HR-114

The 14th-century knight lived in a century of change, in terms of both recruitment methods and the appearance of fighting men. This book describes all aspects of the knights life, including his training and tournaments.

Price: $18.00
German Medieval Armies 1000-1300 Book
German Medieval Armies 1000-1300 Book

Item #: HR-111

In medieval Germany violence was accepted far more than in other kingdoms. Kings were recognized as guardians of order, but had limitations. Lords expected to use force to secure their rights when peaceful methods were not sufficient.

Price: $17.00
German Medieval Armies 1300-1500 Book
German Medieval Armies 1300-1500 Book

Item #: HR-105

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. This book details the medieval German military.

Price: $17.00
Italian Medieval Armies 1300-1500 Book
Italian Medieval Armies 1300-1500 Book

Item #: HR-112

Mercenaries were common throughout most of Europe in the 14th and 15th centuries, and had been known far earlier. But nowhere did such a system of hiring, payment, and organization of mercenaries develop as it did in Italy.

Price: $17.00
Knight Hospitaller Book
Knight Hospitaller Book

Item #: HR-129

This book, the first of two to examine the lifestyle, experiences, and military role of the Hospitaller knight, covers the period from the foundation of the order to the invasion of Rhodes in 1306.

Price: $18.00
Knight Hospitaller Part 2 Book
Knight Hospitaller Part 2 Book

Item #: HR-132

Having campaigned on land during their early years, the Hospitallers fought mainly at sea from the turn of the 14th century. The emphasis was now on small-scale operations, rather than the crusade that had so often come to grief.

Price: $18.00
Knight Of Outremer AD 1187-1344 Book
Knight Of Outremer AD 1187-1344 Book

Item #: HR-130

After Saladins great victory at the Battle of Hattin in 1137, Outremer, as medieval westerners called the remaining Latin or Catholic enclaves in the eastern Mediterranean, was no longer a threat to Islam.

Price: $18.00
Knight Templar 1120-1312 Book
Knight Templar 1120-1312 Book

Item #: HR-127

The Templars believed they were warriors fighting on Gods behalf and developed a fearsome reputation among the neighboring Muslim rulers. This book examines the men who joined the order and why they joined it.

Price: $18.00
Knight: The Warrior and World of Chivalry
Knight: The Warrior and World of Chivalry

Item #: HR-155

Knight The Warrior and World of Chivalry is a comprehensive book over the age of the knights, serving to explore the myths and debates that surround these fabled warriors. The book itself is lavishly illustrated and an joy to read.

Price: $29.95
Leonardo DaVinci: The Renaissance Man
Leonardo DaVinci: The Renaissance Man

Item #: HR-160

Leonardo Da Vinci The Renaissance Man is a novel look at the life of one of historys most innovative minds. Instead of a typical view, this book shows his life like a comic, making it a great story for the young and the old.

Price: $9.99
Medieval Church and Churchyard Monuments
Medieval Church and Churchyard Monuments

Item #: HR-157

Medieval Church and Churchyard Monuments is a book that uncovers church monuments as a source of information for anyone interested not only in church history but also in costume, armor, heraldry, sculpture and genealogy.

Price: $12.95
Medieval Heraldry Book
Medieval Heraldry Book

Item #: HR-133

Coats of arms were at first used only by kings and princes, then by their great nobles, but by the mid-13th century arms were being used extensively by the lesser nobility, knights, and those who later came to be styled gentlemen.

Price: $17.00
Medieval Monasteries Book
Medieval Monasteries Book

Item #: HR-158

This book examines monasticism and the different orders of monks, addressing virtually every aspect of their life in some detail. That makes this Medieval Monasteries Book a great resource for all those history buffs.

Price: $12.95
Medieval Polish Armies 966-1500 Book
Medieval Polish Armies 966-1500 Book

Item #: HR-101

The history of Poland is a study of a people struggling to achieve nationhood in the face of internal and external enemies. Poland became a unified Christian state in AD 966 and by the 12th century a knightly class had emerged.

Price: $17.00
Medieval Russian Armies 1250-1500 Book
Medieval Russian Armies 1250-1500 Book

Item #: HR-102

After disastrous defeats at the hands of the Mongols in the 13th century, the Russian principalities became vassals of the Khans for more then 200 years. At the same time, the western princes faced the German crusaders.

Price: $17.00
Medieval Scandinavian Armies 1300-1500 Book
Medieval Scandinavian Armies 1300-1500 Book

Item #: HR-110

While Scandinavias Viking Age is one of the most studied aspects of early medieval history, much less has been published about the centuries that followed. Yet the armies of Sweden, Norway and Denmark offer fascinating differences.

Price: $17.00
Medieval Scandinavian Armies Part 2 1300-1500 Book
Medieval Scandinavian Armies Part 2 1300-1500 Book

Item #: HR-106

This second of two books about the Scandinavian military covers the period which saw both expansion in the Baltic, and long wars born of the attempt to bring Scandinavia under a single monarchy - the Union of Kalmar.

Price: $17.00
Norman Knight AD 950-1204 Book
Norman Knight AD 950-1204 Book

Item #: HR-131

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.

Price: $18.00
Renaissance Art Pop-Up Book
Renaissance Art Pop-Up Book

Item #: HR-159

This book will let you see the Renaissance Era as you never have before! The Renaissance Art Pop-Up Book takes the innovations of renaissance artists and thinkers, and renders many as ingenious pop-ups that give a new perspective.

Price: $40.00
Teutonic Knight 1190-1561 Book
Teutonic Knight 1190-1561 Book

Item #: HR-126

The Military Order of Teutonic Knights was one of the most famous Crusading Orders, the others being the Templars and the Hospitallers. The Teutonic Knights focused upon the preservation of the Crusader States in the Middle East.

Price: $18.00
The Flower Of Chivalry Book
The Flower Of Chivalry Book

Item #: 802162

The Flower of Chivalry, by Richard Vernier, tells the tale of a poor Breton squire that became the perfect knight and finally the Constable of France, spearheading the recon quest of the French provinces after the Battle of Poitiers.

Price: $35.00
The Medieval World: An Illustrated Atlas
The Medieval World: An Illustrated Atlas

Item #: HR-156

Written by a team of National Geographic writers, this illustrated reference contains more than just maps, as The Medieval World: An Illustrated Atlas is a trove of facts with detailed information about much in the medieval world.

Price: $40.00
Tudor Knight Book
Tudor Knight Book

Item #: HR-128

This book details the changes to knighthood during the Tudor reign, profiling the knights appearance, life on campaign, and experience of battle in France, Scotland, and Ireland, and also explores the concept of chivalry.

Price: $17.00