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The medieval period is often thought of as the Dark Ages, a period of cultural stagnation and little economic and political advancement. However, Britain in this period survived invasion upon invasion, absorbing aspects of Anglo-Saxon, Viking and Norman culture. Britain developed from a small and fractured island into a more unified and powerful nation that could hold its ...more
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Published October 15th 2015 by Amberley Publishing
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Medieval Britain in 100 Facts is a quick paced, blog style collection of entries that is an ideal introduction to medieval Britain for younger readers or those who are beginning their journey into the past. It also has enough little tidbits to be fun for those who have greater expertise in this era.

Beginning with Edgar II, the last Anglo-Saxon king of England, Lewis takes the reader on a trip through medieval times along an easy to follow chronological path. Each topic is covered briefly in a p
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Another great little book by Matthew Lewis! Lots of fascinating facts about the Medieval age in Britain as well as busting some common held beliefs of the age.
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Matthew Lewis is the author of histories and historical fiction novels about Richard III and the Wars of the Roses. The medieval period is a particular passion of Matthew’s, a passion he hopes to share through his blog. He is dedicated to teaching and discussing this period, operating two history podcasts and providing bite-sized facts to his Twitter and Facebook following.

Lewis has degree in Law
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