english relics

Part of the thrill of owning an English Relics piece is that there is a wealth of information available to further research your antiquity. It may be possible to narrow down the date, trace its' likely origin or even perhaps who may have owned it.

Books:

  • A Visual Catalogue of Richard Hattatt's Ancient Brooches-  good for Roman brooches
  • Benet's Artefacts of England & the United Kingdom
  • England's striking History- fascinating look at the history of England through the story of silver hammered coinage
  • 1001 Symbols by Jack Tresidder- interesting thesaurus of symbols
  • Roman Military equipment by M.C.Bishop & J.C.N.Coulston
  • Medieval crafts- Man and Women at work from The British Library
  • The Plantagenet Chronicles edited by Elizabeth Hallam

 

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