Medieval Intrigue: Decoding Royal Conspiracies

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Bloomsbury Academic, Nov 18, 2010 - History - 375 pages
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User Review  - Nicky - Goodreads

Fascinating. Not a book for the casual reader, you really have to know the topics tackled to appreciate Ian Mortimer's work. Dr Mortimer reveals some of the inner workings of peer reviewed research ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kathy Petersen - Goodreads

Mortimer has taken as his mantra "absence of evidence is not evidence of absence" and goes about castigating any critic who disagrees. Rather than using evidence as examined by historians (and others ... Read full review

About the author (2010)

Ian Mortimer is the author of the bestselling The Time-Traveller's Guide to Medieval England. He holds BA, PhD and DLitt degrees from the University of Exeter and an MA in archive studies from UCL. He is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society (by whom he was awarded the Alexander Prize in 2004), and has worked for the Historical Manuscripts Commission and the universities of Exeter and Reading. Among his other publications are a series of four interlinked historical biographies collectively covering English politics 1300-1415 and a revolutionary study of medicine in seventeenth-century England.

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