14th Century

A Parliament of Spies

By Cassandra Clark - Published 2012

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This fourth installment featuring Abbess Hildegard is set during the tumultuous times of the reign of Richard II in the 14th century. The ...Read Review

To Touch the Knight

By Lindsay Townsend - Published 2011

Genres:

Romance

1349. In order to escape Giles, their brutal overlord, Edith of Warren Hamlet disguises herself as a princess of Cathay and the members of ...Read Review

Mystery in the Minster

By Susanna Gregory - Published 2011

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Dead ends and red herrings are as frustrating as York’s interminable rain in Susanna Gregory’s 17th chronicle of Matthew Bartholomew. It ...Read Review

King’s Gold

By MICHAEL JECKS - Published 2011

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Here is a tale about the costs of remaining loyal when the tides of favor imprison King Edward II, while his queen, Isabella, ...Read Review

The Friar of Carcassonne

By Stephen O’Shea - Published 2011

Genres:

Nonfiction

Our modern sensibilities are frequently so offended by the attitudes of previous centuries that we minimize the importance of standing firm against corruption ...Read Review

Lions of the Grail

By Tim Hodkinson - Published 2011

Genres:

Adventure

During the troubled reign of Edward II, former Knight Templar Richard Savage has been left to rot in a dungeon. He is unexpectedly ...Read Review

Folville’s Law

By David Pilling - Published 2011

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The very grimness of this novel of the last year of the reign of Edward II is one of its best features.  The ...Read Review

The Silver Stag

By Eithne Massey - Published 2011

Genres:

AdventureChildren/Young Adult

The Silver Stag is a historical adventure set in Ireland during the 14th century. The story centres on four children in the household ...Read Review

The Killer of Pilgrims

By Susanna Gregory - Published 2011

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This sixteenth chronicle of Matthew Bartholomew takes place at Cambridge University in the winter of 1358. The traditional rivalry between the colleges and the ...Read Review

The Crusade of Darkness

By Giulio Leoni - Published 2011

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This novel I found confusing, the plot a bit of a muddle. The cover states that The Crusade of Darkness is a mediaeval ...Read Review