14th Century

The Orphan King

By Sigmund Brouwer - Published 2012


AdventureChildren/Young AdultFantasy

Orphaned at 10 and raised by monks, Thomas is 18 when he realizes the time has come for him to honor his mother’s deathbed ...Read Review

All Fall Down

By Sally Nicholls - Published 2012


Children/Young Adult

1349. Thirteen-year-old Isabel and her family live in the Yorkshire village of Ingleforn. Farming is Isabel’s whole life, but that is about to ...Read Review

Money and the Middle Ages

By Jacques Le Goff - By Jean Birrell (trans.) - Published 2012



This is a scholarly, yet brief and readable, study of the development and use of money in the High Middle Ages. Some areas ...Read Review

The Midnight Man

By Paul Doherty - Published 2012



This is the seventh in a series by Doherty that uses the clever structure of Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales on which to weave ...Read Review

An Honourable Estate

By Elizabeth Ashworth - Published 2012



Elizabeth Ashworth’s second novel is, like her first, set in the north but this time during the Great Famine in the reign ...Read Review

The Sister and the Daughter

By Ciel Dexter - Published 2012


In the time of the Black Death, a small Roma family travel halfway around the world until they arrive in England. Their journey ...Read Review

Every Noble Knight

By Maggie Bennett - Published 2012



In the mid-14th century, a young English fighting man, Wulfstan Wynstede, joins the Black Prince in the wars with France. Wulfstan is ...Read Review

Murder by the Book

By Susanna Gregory - Published 2012



Matthew Bartholomew has returned from his escapades in York to begin the final revisions with his students at his college in Cambridge. The ...Read Review

The King’s Concubine

By Anne O’Brien - Published 2012


Biographical Fiction

Set in England in 1362, The King’s Concubine is the story of Alice Perrers, the infamous mistress of King Edward the Third. She ...Read Review

The Tintern Treasure

By Kate Sedley - Published 2012



Roger Chapman is a peddler who has, quite by accident, become an agent of King Richard III. His reputation as the king’s ...Read Review