COTS Book List

Research into various aspects of 14th C life.
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Hugh
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COTS Book List

Post by Hugh » Tue Aug 25, 2009 9:36 am

Hi Guys,

I thought it may be valuable to compile a list of the reference books that we each have, so that we can easier share information.

I'll start with vague details of mine, and fill in the details over time.

Clothing/Textiles/Accessories:
Dress Accessories, c. 1150- c. 1450 (Medieval Finds from Excavations in London) Egan, Geoff & Pritchard, F., 1991, ISBN 0851158390
Textiles and Clothing, c. 1150- c. 1450 (Medieval Finds from Excavations in London) Crowfoot, Elisabeth, Pritchard, F. & Staniland, K., 1992, ISBN 0851158404
Shoes and Pattens (Medieval Finds from Excavations in London) Grew, Francis & M. de Neergaard, 1988, ISBN 0851158382
MoL Knives and Scabbards
Stepping Through Time, Goubitz, Olaf
Purses in Pieces: Archaeological Finds of Late Medieval and 16th-century Leather Purses, Pouches, Bags and Cases in the Netherlands, Goubitz, Olaf
Fashion in the Age of the Black Prince, Newton, Stella Mary , 1980
London in the Age of Chaucer (Centers of Civilization), Myers, A. R., 1972
The Jupon or Coat-Armour of the Black Prince in Canterbury Cathedral, Arnold, Janet, Journal of the Church Monument Society Vol. VIII, 1993.

Military:
Armour from the Battle of Wisby 1361, Thordeman, Bengt ISNB 1-891448-05-6
1381: The Peel Affinity: An English Knight's Household in the Fourteenth Century, La Belle Compagnie
The Lancastrian Affinity, 1361 to 1399, Walker, Simon, 1990, ISBN 0-19-820174-5
The Churburg Armoury
The Wallace Collection
Medieval Sword & Buckler: Techniques from Royal Armouries MS. I.33 (Hand, S. and Wagner, P.
Catalogue of Rubbings of Brasses and Incised Slabs: Victoria and Albert Museum, Clayton, Muriel
Book of the Medieval Knight, Turnbull, S.
Book of Knighthood and Chivalry Lull, Ramon, translated by Price, Brian ISBN 1-891448-03-X
SPADA An Anthology of Swordsmanship in Memory of Ewart Oakeshott ISBN 1-891448-37-4
SPADA 2: An Anthology of Swordsmanship Ed. by Stephen Hand ISBN 1-891448-35-8
ARTE GLADIATORIA 15th Century Swordsmanship of Master Filippo Vadi Luca Porzio & Gregory Mele ISBN 1-891448-16-1
ARTE OF DEFENCE An Introduction to the Use of the Rapier Wilson, William E.
The Book of the Tournament Price, Brian R. ISBN 1-891448-00-5
Fighting with the German Longsword Tobler, Christian Henry ISBN 1-891448-24-2
The Swordsman's Companion: A Modern Training Manual for Medieval Longsword Windsor, Guy ISBN 1-891448-41-2

Some Feudal Coats Of Arms From Heraldic Rolls 1298-1418, Foster, Joseph, 1902, ISBN 1 85170 309 8

The Hundred Years War, Volume 1: Trial by Battle, Sumption, Jonathan
The Hundred Years War, Volume 2: Trial by Fire, Sumption, Jonathan
The Crécy War: A Military History of the Hundred Years War from 1337 to the Peace of Bretigny, 1360, Lt-Col Alfred H. Burne, 1955, ISBN 1 84022 210 7

non-staple related:
Viking Costume and Clothing, Ewing, Thor

more come as I get time to type it up (along with authors, ISBNs, etc.)

My Wish List - aka books & articles I don't have that sound interesting:
Margareta Nockert, Bockstensmannen, Foreningen Varsberg Museum, 1985.
English Knights on 14th Century Brasses, William Betts, 1986
The Funeral Effigies of Westminster Abbey, Anthony Harvey and Richard Mortimer, 1994, ISBN 0 85115 368 2
England in the reign of Edward III, Scott L. Waugh, 1991, ISBN 0 521 32510 2
Edward Prince of Wales and Aquitaine, A Biography of the Black Prince, Richard Barber, 1978, 0 7139 0861 0
Oswald Graf Trapp, The Armoury of the Castle of Cherbourg, Methuen & Co., 1929.
The Life and Times of Edward III, Paul Johnson, 1973
Jean Froissart (trans. Geoffrey Brereton), Chronicles, Penguin, 1978.
Leonard Cowie, The Black Death and Peasants' Revolt, Wyland Documentary History Series, 1972.
Anne D. Hedeman, The Royal Image, Illustrations of the Grandes Chroniques de France 1274-1422, U. of California, 1996.
J. N. Liles, The Art and Craft of Natural Dyeing, U. of Tennessee, 1990.

H.
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Elden
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Re: COTS Book List

Post by Elden » Tue Aug 25, 2009 10:11 am

Elden's books (that Hugh doesn't already list)

Life and Campaigns of the Black Prince, Richard Barber, 1979, ISBN 0 85115 435 2
http://books.google.com.au/books?id=65g ... q=&f=false

Medieval Warfare Source Book: Warfare In Western Christendom - David Nicolle

The Armourer and his craft from the XIth to the XVIth century, Charles Ffoulkes, 1988, ISBN: 0 486 25851 3

Techniques of Medieval Armour Reconstruction - Brian Price

Many assorted relevant Osprey's

Many assorted relevant Chivalry Bookshelf WMA

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Re: COTS Book List

Post by Elden » Tue Sep 08, 2009 10:24 am

Ordered some new books last night to celebrate the dollar hitting 85c and a 12 month high.

The Pavilion Book - John LaTorre

Craft, Industry and Everyday Life: Leather and Leatherworking in Anglo-Scandinavian and Medieval York (The Small Finds) - Quita Mould

London in the Age of Chaucer (Centers of Civilization Series) - A. R. Myers (from the bargain bin)

English Medieval Industries: Craftsmen, Techniques, Products - John Blair

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Leather and leatherworking in York and English Medieval Industries are out of print, so grabbing em before they got the way of MOL Household Daily Living and The Secret Middle Ages.

Hugh
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Re: COTS Book List

Post by Hugh » Tue Oct 20, 2009 7:00 am

I've bought a few more books:

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Woven into the Earth, Østergård, E., 2004, Aarhus University Press, ISBN 87 7288 935 7

Medieval costume in England and France: the 13th, 14th, and 15th centuries, Houston, M., 1996, Dover Publications, ISBN 97 80486290607

I don't recall the name of the third - I'll put it up later.

Elden
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Re: COTS Book List

Post by Elden » Sat Oct 24, 2009 10:33 am

I got new books!

Deeds of Arms - Steven Muhlberger, Chivalry Bookshelf (Focus on HYW deeds 1350-1400)

Calais An English Town in France, 1347-1558 - Susan Rose, Boydell & Brewer

Hugh
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Re: COTS Book List

Post by Hugh » Wed Jul 14, 2010 12:57 pm

More books!

At Abbey last weekend I made a few purchases (only one relevant to Staple period of interest):
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The Tournament in England, 1100-1400 Barker, Juliet 1986 ISBN-10: 08 5115 9427

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Re: COTS Book List

Post by Elden » Tue Sep 21, 2010 8:51 am

Some books to check out;

Daily life in Chaucer's England
http://books.google.com.au/books?id=3Tu ... &q&f=false

Infantry warfare in the early fourteenth century
http://books.google.com.au/books?id=CDc ... &q&f=false

“The Introduction and Use of the Pavise in the Hundred Years War,” Arms and Armour 4 (2007),

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Re: COTS Book List

Post by Hugh » Fri Sep 24, 2010 8:19 am

I bought a few books on amazon last night while the AUD is at 95c US.

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Chivalry of Geoffroi de Charny: Text, Context, and Translation (The Middle Ages Series), Kaeuper, Richard W., 1996, ISBN 978-0812215793

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Tournament, Crouch, D., 2007, ISBN 978-1852855314

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Jousts and Tournaments: Charny and the Rules for Chivalric Sport in Fourteenth-Century France Geoffroi De Charny and Steven Muhlberger, 2003, ISBN 978-1891448287

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Tournaments: Jousts, Chivalry and Pageants in the Middle Ages Barber, R.W., and Barker, J., 2000, ISBN 978-0851157818

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