Effigy Hunter

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About the author:
Christy K Robinson is a magazine and book editor, the author of five books of fiction and nonfiction, and a historical blogger. She's preferred history and historical fiction above all other subjects since she was eight years old. "Effigy Hunter" is the fruit of two decades of research in Great Britain and Europe, as well as in genealogy records.

Effigy Hunter
 

Authored by Christy K Robinson

Effigy Hunter is a literary genre-bender.

There's nothing like it. It's nonfiction medieval history, genealogy, monument photography, travelogue, a bucket list of where to go on your effigy hunt, anecdotes about the people behind-or under-the effigies, and a lesson in religious symbols and what they meant to the people who made them. This book contains more than 60 original images, and tables with more than 900 medieval names and burial places in Great Britain and Europe. Many of the subjects were royals or aristocrats, and others were famous or forgotten-until now.
If you're interested in ancestry research, this book is indispensable: you'll learn what some of your ancestors looked like, and chances are great that you share many of these ancestors with millions of people living today, so you can find out more about what kind of people they were as you extend your lines.
You need Effigy Hunter as your trail guide.

| Chapters:
| Church Monuments
| In the beginning, hundreds of years later
| I see dead people!
| The parts of a medieval church
| Stories, images, and tables of 900+ medieval burials
| ..United Kingdom:
.....England by counties
.....Wales
.....Scotland
.....Ireland
| ..Pilgrims and Crusaders
| ..France-Flanders-Aquitaine-Normandy
| ..Germany-Bavaria-Saxony
| ..Hungary
| ..Italy
| ..Ukraine and Russia
| ..Spain and Portugal
| Tips for your effigy hunt
| Bonus! Excerpt from "Mary Dyer Illuminated"
| About the author


Publication Date:
2015-09-23
ISBN/EAN13:
1516982509 / 9781516982509
Page Count:
200
Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
6" x 9"
Language:
English
Color:
Black and White
Related Categories:
History / Europe / Great Britain / General




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