Book List in Order: 15 titles

  • Nearly forty years after inheriting the duchy of Normandy, and eight years after gaining the kingdom of England, William can find only brief pockets of peace in a life otherwise dominated by threats and insurrection. The Danes need to be watched cons...


  • Despite the success of the Normans in taking over the administration of England, the problems of Duke William of Normandy, now the king of the English, are not diminished. Constantly worried about possible incursions into his Norman territory, and th...


  • Standing as the victor on the field of the battle of Hastings, Duke William of the Normans prepares to undertake the task of subduing the whole of England to his rule. He does not expect anything to be easy and he quickly discovers that the remnants ...


  • Life at the royal court in England becomes darker when the spectre of war advances from the north. King Edward and his chief minister Earl Harold of Wessex are obliged to make concessions that ultimately weaken the crown and the house of Wessex. Then...


  • In England, much of King Edward's time is divided between his enthusiasm for his Westminster project and in trying to keep the peace with Wales. For the latter, he relies heavily on the military and political support of Harold, the earl of Wessex, an...


  • Following the death of Earl Godwine of Wessex, things have changed in the kingdom of England. King Edward is determined to stabilise his realm even if it means co-operating with the children of his former adversary. While the king tries to salvage so...


  • With his duchy of Normandy still sporadically in revolt, William the Bastard’s work at achieving supremacy there is hard and his efforts must be relentless. In addition to this he also knows that he must look towards the future, and he realises tha...



  • The Angevin Empire has been claimed by a new king. Richard, the elder surviving legitimate son of King Henry II of England, is universally accepted as his father’s successor. However, Richard is not as interested in remaining in Europe to rule his ...






  • With the sudden and unexpected death of King Richard, his younger brother and heir John is thrust onto the throne of England. John is also to inherit the vast lands that the Angevin dynasty rule in France. However, the succession is not likely to be ...


  • The wealthy Earl Godwine of Wessex, surrounded by his large family, has been a favourite of the dying king of England for many years and he will strive to achieve the same position with any successor to the English crown. However, ultimately this is ...


  • This is the story of King Arthur. Set in the west of Britain during the years that span the end of the fifth and the beginning of the sixth centuries, it is told in the voices of ten people who knew him well, and whose lives were affected by him. It ...


  • There was one mighty ruler in the medieval western Europe of 1166, and he was married to the greatest heiress of the age. King Henry II of England was at the height of his powers and together with his wife, Eleanor of Aquitaine, he presided over an e...


  • The sun is setting on the legacy civilisation left behind by the Romans. No longer led and protected by the legendary King Arthur, and betrayed and plundered by their own, the kingdoms of Britain suffer from instability and become more vulnerable to ...


  • King Arthur is dead, and leaves an army and a country in turmoil. What will happen to his family, to his friends and, most of all, to the dream of a country united against the pagan invaders? This novel follows the separate and distinct narratives of...