Recommended Books

(Under construction)

A selection of our favorite books for use as a reenactor portraying a person in England of 1471.

 Listed by category:

Armor and weapons:



Clothing construction:

We strongly recommend you purchase one of the following books if you intend to sew your own clothing for use with Lord Grey’s Retinue:


Clothing Research:


Cooking & recipes:


Everyday life:





History of the time:


Household items:


Textiles and Dye colors:


Weaving and textile arts: