Strongholds and Sanctuaries: The Borderland of England and Wales

By: Ellis Peters; Roy Morgan [Photographer]

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Here, illustrated in words and pictures, are landscapes, besieged castles, garrison towns and hidden villages and valleys of Wales. The text starts in the South, at Chepstow and travels to Chester in the North. Peters reveals the history of the people and places of the Marches, describing their story of claim and counter-claim, Welsh risings and English attacks, siege and defence, captures and burnings. It is the story of the great families of medieval times: teh Mortimers and Henry Hotspur, Offa, King of Mercia, constructor of the Dyke, the Marcher earls and the Welsh Prince Llewelyn.

Title: Strongholds and Sanctuaries: The Borderland of England and Wales

Author Name: Ellis Peters; Roy Morgan [Photographer]

Categories: Geography and Travel,

Publisher: Sutton Publishing Ltd: 1993-04-29

ISBN Number: 0750902000

ISBN Number 13: 9780750902007

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Used: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good Jacket

Type: Hardcover

Size: 25 to 30 cm tall, Quarto, (4to)

Seller ID: 122359