have over many years used many books and references in a bid
to check facts and events so that I could use them as a starting
point for for my own research and the books that I have listed
below remain above all others my favourites.
No specific point has been taken from any one book, those that
have been taken however, have been amalgamated with my own research.
For history and its happenings, while it can be researched,
remains a personal point of view when not all events have not
been recorded for posterity.
naming these specific authors, whether they may be deceased
or not, I extend my sincere thanks to them for their works;
for their literary endeavours have encouraged my love of history:
especially my country's medieval period: as did my History Master
- Mr. Harry Bicknall of Builth Wells Grammar School all those
I give no preference
to any author, for all in my opinion are equal and the way the
books are listed just happens to be the way that they sit on
my library shelf.