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Diana Bowder, ed.
Who Was Who in the Roman World, 753 BC-AD 476. (hb) £7.00


Butler's Lives


Lavinia Cohn-Sherbok
Who's Who in Christianity. (pb) £4.50


David Crystal, ed.
The Cambridge Biographical Dictionary. (pb) £5.00


Eric R. Delderfield, ed.
Kings and Queens of England and Great Britain. (pb) £2.50


Jacqueline de Weever
Chaucer Name Dictionary: Astrological, Biblical, Historical, Literary, & Mythological Names in the Works of Geoffrey Chaucer. (pb) £17.00


Gordon Donaldson & Robert S. Morpeth
Who's Who in Scottish History. (pb) £6.00


G. R. Evans
Fifty Key Medieval Thinkers. (pb) £8.50


John Fines
Who's Who in the Middle Ages, from the Collapse of the Roman Empire to the Renaissance. (hb) £8.50


Richard Fletcher
Who's Who in Roman Britain and Anglo-Saxon England. (pb) £7.50


Willem P. Gerritsen & Anthony G. van Melle
Dictionary of Medieval Heroes. £11.00


Peter Gibson
The Concise Guide to Kings and Queens: A Thousand Years of European Monarchy. (hb) £4.50


Guida M. Jackson
Women Rulers throughout the Ages: An Illustrated Guide. (pb) £15.00


Susannah Jowitt
Movers & Shakers of Medieval England: A Who's Who of History's Most Gifted, Famous and Influential People. (hb) £3.00


J. N. D. Kelly
The Oxford Dictionary of Popes. (hb) £12.00


Frances Locock
A Biographical Guide to the Divina Commedia of Dante Alighieri. (hb) £15.00


Frank N. Magill, ed.
Dictionary of World Biography: Volume 2, The Middle Ages. (hb) £15.00
Dictionary of World Biography: Volume 3, The Renaissance. (hb) £15.00


Louis Mitler
Ottoman Turkish Writers: A Bibliographical Dictionary of Significant Figures in pre-Republican Turkish Literature. (pb) £12.50


Kathleen Parbury
Women of Grace: A Biographical Dictionary of British Women Saints, Martyrs and Reformers. (hb) £5.00


Betty Radice
Who's Who in the Ancient World: A Handbook to the Survivors of the Greek and Roman Classics. (pb) £2.00


Andrew Roberts, ed.
Great Commanders of the Medieval World. (pb) £2.00


C. R. N. Routh
Who's Who in History; Vol. II, England 1485-1603. (hb) £5.00


A. F. Scott
Who's Who in Chaucer. (hb) £6.50


William Smith
A Classical Dictionary, Biographical, Mythological, and Geographical; revised edn. (hb) £4.50


Claude Wenzler
The Kings of France. (pb) £3.00



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