Our next book in the Book of the Month Club will be Magnificence and Princely Splendour in the Middle Ages, by Richard Barber.
How do you recognise a king when you see one? This book focuses on the display of kingly grandeur. From feasting and ceremonies to the “magnificent” collections of jewels, manuscripts and holy relics that were displayed to a handful of favoured visitors. Magnificence celebrates many of the high points of the medieval world, drawing them together in a sumptuous volume.
You can learn more about this book from Boydell & Brewer.
It is available for our readers based in the United States and Canada who sign up to our Patreon page at the $35 (US) level before the end of December. When you sign up through our Patreon page, your payment gets deducted at the beginning of each month. Then we will send your shipping information to the publisher who will send you the book.