British & Irish History Books

Sort by:

Applied filters

Britain & Ireland

10000+ items

Applied filters

Britain & Ireland

Sort

Choose filters

Explore the manifold stories of the British Isles with a vast range of books that light up different corners of British and Irish past, from Celts to Churchill, and from Tudors to Thatcher and beyond. Here you will find the bestselling titles on British History from the likes of Andrew Marr, Dan Jones and Alison Weir, David Olusoga’s pioneering works on Black British History, as well as biographies of figures who shaped the fate of these island nations.

See More

Our Best British & Irish History Books

The Anglo-Saxons
Added to basket
£10.99   £9.49
Paperback
Buried
Added to basket
£9.99   £8.49
Paperback
The Shortest History of England
Added to basket
Black Gold
Added to basket
£10.99   £9.49
Paperback
Revenge
Added to basket
£10.99   £9.49
Paperback
The Road
Added to basket
£20.00   £17.99
Hardback
We Don't Know Ourselves
Added to basket
£12.00   £10.99
Paperback
The Blazing World
Added to basket
£30.00   £26.99
Hardback
Elizabeth
Added to basket
£25.00   £21.99
Hardback
Devil-Land
Added to basket
£14.99   £12.99
Paperback
A Short History of England
Added to basket
The White Ship
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
Going to Church in Medieval England
Added to basket
The Plantagenets
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
Viking Britain
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
Queen of Our Times
Added to basket
£20.00   £17.99
Hardback
Queens of the Age of Chivalry
Added to basket
£25.00   £21.99
Hardback
A Short History of Europe
Added to basket

£30.00 £26.99
Hardback
In stock
Usually dispatched within 48 hours
With great insight and wit, Healey delivers a new history of revolutionary England in the seventeenth century, bringing the bitter struggles over faith and the precarious political situation vividly to life.
  • This item has been added to your basket
View basket Checkout

Our Best New British History Hardbacks

The North Will Rise Again
Added to basket
£20.00   £17.99
Hardback
Courtiers
Added to basket
£20.00   £16.99
Hardback
A History of Britain in Just a Minute
Added to basket
The Ship Beneath the Ice
Added to basket
£25.00   £21.99
Hardback
Northerners
Added to basket
£20.00   £17.99
Hardback
Lost Realms
Added to basket
£25.00   £21.99
Hardback
Listen to the Land Speak
Added to basket
Second City
Added to basket
£25.00   £22.99
Hardback
BBC Sports Report
Added to basket
£20.00   £17.99
Hardback
A Brief History of the British Monarchy
Added to basket
Legacy of Violence
Added to basket
The Restless Republic
Added to basket
£25.00   £22.99
Hardback
Elizabeth and Philip
Added to basket
£20.00   £17.99
Hardback
Homecoming
Added to basket
£22.00   £18.99
Hardback
Shadowlands
Added to basket
£20.00
Hardback
Winters in the World
Added to basket
Speed, Aggression, Surprise
Added to basket
Making Sense of a United Ireland
Added to basket

Our Best New British History Paperbacks

The Anglo-Saxons
Added to basket
£10.99   £9.49
Paperback
Buried
Added to basket
£9.99   £8.49
Paperback
Black Gold
Added to basket
£10.99   £9.49
Paperback
Revenge
Added to basket
£10.99   £9.49
Paperback
Devil-Land
Added to basket
£14.99   £12.99
Paperback
The Wolf Age
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
White Debt
Added to basket
£10.99   £9.49
Paperback
Secret Britain
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
The BBC
Added to basket
£12.99   £9.99
Paperback
On Bloody Sunday
Added to basket
£12.99   £10.99
Paperback
The Red Prince
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
England's Villages
Added to basket
London and the Seventeenth Century
Added to basket
Britain Alone
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
Three Days In June
Added to basket
Innovation
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
In Search of the Dark Ages
Added to basket
£10.99   £9.49
Paperback
All In It Together
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback

Luxury Editions & Gift Books

Anatomical Oddities
Added to basket
The Complete Tutankhamun
Added to basket
A History of Britain in 100 Maps
Added to basket
Treasures of Ukraine
Added to basket
London
Added to basket
£50.00
Hardback
On This Day in Politics
Added to basket
Country Church Monuments
Added to basket
The Irish Civil War in Colour
Added to basket
The world of Stonehenge
Added to basket
Greek Myths
Added to basket
£20.00
Hardback
Great Cities
Added to basket
DK
£25.00
Hardback
The Company Quartet
Added to basket
£50.00
Mixed media product
As We Were: The First World War
Added to basket
£100.00
Mixed media product
STRATA
Added to basket
£50.00
Hardback
The Madman's Library
Added to basket
Secret Britain
Added to basket
£20.00
Hardback
Murder Maps
Added to basket
£25.00
Hardback

Our Most Popular Pages

Black and British

Natives
Added to basket
£8.99
Paperback
Black and British
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
Black Tudors
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
Brit(ish)
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
Tribes
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
One of Them
Added to basket
£8.99
Paperback
Black London
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
Back to Black
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
Safe
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
I Am Not Your Baby Mother
Added to basket
100 Great Black Britons
Added to basket
Black Britain
Added to basket
£19.99
Paperback
We're Here Because You Were There
Added to basket
Musical Truth
Added to basket
£12.99
Hardback
Biracial Britain
Added to basket
£18.99
Hardback
Mixed/Other
Added to basket
£16.99
Hardback

SEE MORE

Our Best Royal Biographies

Spare
Added to basket
£28.00   £14.00
Hardback
Revenge
Added to basket
£10.99   £9.49
Paperback
Elizabeth
Added to basket
£25.00   £21.99
Hardback
Whatever Next?
Added to basket
£22.00   £18.99
Hardback
Lady in Waiting
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
Courtiers
Added to basket
£20.00   £16.99
Hardback
Traitor King
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
Queen of Our Times
Added to basket
£20.00   £17.99
Hardback
Philip
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
Lilibet: The Girl Who Would be Queen
Added to basket
£12.99   £10.99
Hardback
A Brief History of the British Monarchy
Added to basket
The Queen
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
Elizabeth and Philip
Added to basket
£20.00   £17.99
Hardback
Do Let's Have Another Drink
Added to basket
The Queen
Added to basket
£20.00
Hardback
A Queen for All Seasons
Added to basket
£20.00   £16.99
Hardback

£20.00 £16.99
Hardback
10+ in stock
Usually dispatched within 48 hours
A fascinating and revelatory window onto modern royalty that explores the crucial role of courtiers in the effective functioning of the monarchy, Low's meticulously researched volume asks where power really lies within the venerable institution.
  • This item has been added to your basket
View basket Checkout

The 20th Century

Secret Britain
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
Britain Alone
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
The Rise and Fall of the British Nation
Added to basket
Court Number One
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
All In It Together
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
Elizabethans
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
Black Diamonds
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
Appeasing Hitler
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
Square Haunting
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
Suffragettes
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
Austerity Britain, 1945-1951
Added to basket
A History of Modern Britain
Added to basket
On the Cusp
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
State of Emergency
Added to basket
Who Dares Wins
Added to basket
£18.99
Paperback
The Quest for Queen Mary
Added to basket
Citizen Clem
Added to basket
£14.99
Paperback
Rise Up Women!
Added to basket
£14.99
Paperback

Empire and its Legacies

Empireland
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
The Anarchy
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
Natives
Added to basket
£8.99
Paperback
Orientalism
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
Inglorious Empire
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
Lords of the Desert
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
The Patient Assassin
Added to basket
The World's War
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
Empire
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
The Fatal Shore
Added to basket
£14.99
Paperback
Empire
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
Ten Cities that Made an Empire
Added to basket
From the Ruins of Empire
Added to basket
The Hungry Empire
Added to basket
Insurgent Empire
Added to basket
Forgotten Wars
Added to basket
£16.99
Paperback

The 19th Century

The Five
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
Trafalgar
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
Queen Victoria
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
Victorious Century
Added to basket
In These Times
Added to basket
£14.99
Paperback
The Peterloo Massacre
Added to basket
Victoria's Wars
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
Building Jerusalem
Added to basket
£16.99
Paperback
Dominion
Added to basket
£16.99
Paperback
The Invention of Murder
Added to basket
Palaces of Pleasure
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
High Minds
Added to basket
£20.00
Paperback
Fanny and Stella
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
Disraeli
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
Victorians Undone
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
Inconvenient People
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
Eminent Victorians
Added to basket

The 17th and 18th Centuries

Witches
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
The English Civil War
Added to basket
Witchfinders
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
Jacobites
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
Civil War
Added to basket
£16.99
Paperback
Killers of the King
Added to basket
To Catch A King
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
1606
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
1666
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
The Covent Garden Ladies
Added to basket
Courtiers
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
The Leveller Revolution
Added to basket
White King
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
The English Civil War At First Hand
Added to basket
The Strangest Family
Added to basket
Culloden
Added to basket
£14.99
Paperback
Royal Renegades
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback

The Tudors

The Hollow Crown
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
Black Tudors
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
The Six Wives of Henry VIII
Added to basket
Henry VIII and the Men Who Made Him
Added to basket
Tudor
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
How to be a Tudor
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
The Private Lives of the Tudors
Added to basket
The Watchers
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
Thomas Cromwell
Added to basket
Winter King
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
Elizabeth, the Queen
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
Elizabeth of York
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
My Heart is My Own
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
The Lost Tudor Princess
Added to basket
Elizabeth
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
Tudors
Added to basket
£16.99
Paperback
The Lives of Tudor Women
Added to basket

Medieval Britain

The White Ship
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
The Plantagenets
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
Medieval Bodies
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
The Norman Conquest
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
The Brothers York
Added to basket
£16.99
Paperback
She-Wolves
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
The Song of Simon de Montfort
Added to basket
A Great and Terrible King
Added to basket
Richard III
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
The Warrior Queen
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
In the Land of Giants
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
The Light Ages
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
The King in the North
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
Queens of the Conquest
Added to basket
Foundation
Added to basket
£16.99
Paperback
Eleanor Of Aquitaine
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback

Anglo-Saxon Britain

Viking Britain
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
Mercia
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
A Brief History of the Anglo-Saxons
Added to basket
Alfred the Great
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
In the Land of Giants
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
Aethelstan
Added to basket
£18.99
Paperback
The Private Lives of the Saints
Added to basket
Elfrida
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
Boudica
Added to basket
£14.99
Paperback
The Anglo-Saxon Age
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
Anglo-Saxon England
Added to basket
AEthelflaed: A Ladybird Expert Book
Added to basket
The King in the North
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
The First Kingdom
Added to basket
£30.00
Hardback
AEthelred
Added to basket
£30.00
Hardback

Ancient Britain

Scenes from Prehistoric Life
Added to basket
£10.99   £9.49
Paperback
A History of Ancient Britain
Added to basket
Secret Britain
Added to basket
£20.00
Hardback
Warrior
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
Home
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
Britain Begins
Added to basket
£25.00
Paperback
Britain After Rome
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
Roman Britain
Added to basket
£19.99
Paperback
Under Another Sky
Added to basket
Pagan Britain
Added to basket
£14.99
Paperback
Britain BC
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
The Wall
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
Stonehenge
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
The Romans Who Shaped Britain
Added to basket
The Sutton Hoo Story
Added to basket

Irish History

The Border
Added to basket
£8.99
Paperback
Making Sense of the Troubles
Added to basket
The Story of Ireland
Added to basket
A Short History of Ireland, 1500-2000
Added to basket
A Brief History of Ireland
Added to basket
A Brief History of the Celts
Added to basket
A Secret History of the IRA
Added to basket
Bad Blood
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
Easter 1916
Added to basket
£14.99
Paperback
Vivid Faces
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
Old Ireland in Colour
Added to basket
Modern Ireland 1600-1972
Added to basket
How The Irish Saved Civilization
Added to basket
A History of Ireland in 250 Episodes
Added to basket
A Nation and not a Rabble
Added to basket
Ireland: The Autobiography
Added to basket
Atlas of the Great Irish Famine
Added to basket
Ireland
Added to basket
£20.99
Paperback

see more

Scottish History

A History Of Scotland
Added to basket
The Scottish Nation
Added to basket
£18.99
Paperback
Civil War
Added to basket
£16.99
Paperback
The Faded Map
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
When The Clyde Ran Red
Added to basket
The Scottish Clearances
Added to basket
The Poor Had No Lawyers
Added to basket
The Scottish Enlightenment
Added to basket
An Orkney Tapestry
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
The Scots
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
Scotland: History of a Nation
Added to basket
The Picts
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
Picts, Gaels and Scots
Added to basket
The Life and Death of St. Kilda
Added to basket
Orcadia
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback

see more

Welsh History

The Story of Wales
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
A Little Gay History of Wales
Added to basket
The Little Book of Wales
Added to basket
Wales
Added to basket
£17.99
Paperback
The Welsh The Biography
Added to basket
A History of Wales
Added to basket
£16.99
Paperback
Owain Glyndwr
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
Wales
Added to basket
£19.99
Paperback
The History of Wales
Added to basket
Wales
Added to basket
£7.99
Paperback
The Welsh Kings
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
Wales' Unknown Hero - Soldier, Spy, Monk
Added to basket
The Last King of Wales
Added to basket
Wales and the Britons, 350-1064
Added to basket