The Archaeology of the Medieval English Monarchy looks at the period between the reign of William the Conqueror and that of Henry VIII, bringing together physical evidence for the kings and their courts.
John Steane looks at the symbols of power and regalia including crowns, seals and thrones. He considers Royal patronage, architecture and ideas on burials and tombs to unravel the details of their daily lives supported with many illustrations.

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Preface 12

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chapter 1|28 pages

Symbols of power

chapter 2|30 pages

Burials of the medieval royal family

chapter 3|46 pages

Royal accommodation

chapter 4|6 pages

Palace and castle gardens

chapter 5|23 pages

The peaceful activities of court life

chapter 7|45 pages

The monarchy, religion and education