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Weir, Alison

Summary: This epic book brings to vivid life five powerful Norman queens, from Matilda of Flanders, wife of William the Conqueror, to the Empress Matilda, mother to King Henry II, founder of the Plantagenet dynasty. The lives of England's medieval queens were packed with tragedy, betrayal, love, warfare, adultery and mystery--but their stories are obscured by centuries of myth and prejudice against...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 920 WEI

Summary: The history of the Normans is a chronicle of the roots of modern society, religion and politics. This landmark three-part series presents the epic story of the Normans as it has never been told before.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2008

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV NOR

Lawhead, Steve.

Summary: With the Normans threatening to overrun Wales, forester Will Scarlet is being sentenced to die for a crime he didn't commit unless he betrays King Raven and his followers, and Bran ap Brychan makes a secret voyage to France to uncover a plot against the king.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Nelson 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAW

Weir, Alison

Summary: "Spanning the years from the Norman conquest in 1066 to the dawn of a new era in 1154, when Henry II succeeded to the throne and Eleanor of Aquitaine, the first Plantagenet queen, was crowned, this ... book brings to ... life five women: Matilda of Flanders, wife of William the Conqueror, the first Norman king; Matilda of Scotland, revered as 'the common mother of all England'; Adeliza of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballentine Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 WEI

Roesser, Marie

Summary: "The impact of the Norman Conquest in England can't be overstated. After William of Normandy conquered the Anglo-Saxons in 1066, the very culture of England changed, from the social structure to the written language. This carefully researched and accessible volume explains the Normans' strategy, significant events on and off the battlefield, and the key figures to know about this momentous...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens Publishing 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 942.02 ROE

Lawhead, Steve.

Summary: Presents a reimagining of the tale of Robin Hood in which the son of a king, Bran ap Brychan, flees the kingdom of Elfael after his father is killed and leads a band of thieves as they try to battle the Normans and take back the kingdom.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Nelson 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAW

Lawhead, Steve.

Summary: Abbot Hugo plans to bring the invading Norman marchogi to the forest in force, heralding the start of a campaign to wipe out King Raven and his band once and for all. But Friar Tuck, a most unconventional priest, may just have a solution to the band's desperate dilemma.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Nelson Pub. 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAW

Clare, Alys.

Summary: Apprentice healer Lassair learns that a distant relative was brutally murdered by a red-bearded giant in search of an unidentified object he was unable to locate, a situation that puts her entire family at risk.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Severn House 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CLA

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 1985

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: GEN 929.341 Hin

Beaufort, Simon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Severn House 2009

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Howarth, David Armine

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dorset Press 1977

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 942.02 HOW

Clare, Alys.

Summary: Lassair awakes in the morning in 1092 with the feeling that something in the spirit world is trying to reach her. When Lassair learns that a nun has been murdered at the same nunnery where her sister lives, Lassair sets out to investigate.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Severn House 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CLA

Jeffrey, Gary.

Summary: Relates in graphic novel format three Viking attacks on Great Britain and places them in historic context.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Pub Co 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 948 JEF

Bradbury, Jim

4 holds on 2 copies

Summary: A rousing historical narrative of the best-known and arguably most significant battle in English history. The effects of the Battle of Hastings were deeply felt at the time, causing a lasting shift in British cultural identity and national pride. Jim Bradbury explores the full military background of the battle and investigates both what actually happened on that fateful day in 1066 and the role...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2021

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Clare, Alys

Summary: Called out to attend a body found on a lonely stretch of river bank, its throat torn out, apprentice healer Lassair is sceptical of the sheriff's verdict that this was the result of a wild animal attack. But when a second body is discovered, similarly mutilated, rumours engulf the town that the legendary demon known as the Night Wanderer has returned to wreak havoc. Determined to stop the fear...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Severn House 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CLA

Woodiwiss, Kathleen E.

Summary: Noble Aislinn grives as the Iron Wolf and his minions storm through her beloved Darkenwald. And she burns with malice for the handsome Norman savage who would enslave her--even as she aches to know the rapture of the conqueror's kiss. For the first time ever, mighty Wulfgar has been vanquished--and by a bold and beautiful princess of Saxon blood. He must have the chaste, sensuous enchantress...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avon 1974

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WOO

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 709 WOR

Garwood, Haley Elizabeth.

Summary: This is a tale of a warrior, Empress Matilda, daughter of King Henry I of England and granddaughter of William the Conqueeror.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Writers Block 1998

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: FAN GARWO

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