photo of Grayhill Farm, reconstructed early 17th century building

The company specializes in the period 1000-1660 (Medieval to early Stuart). We produce books under the Stuart Press imprint and a wide range of historical goods and services from Educational Talks to Feasts and Farm Produce.

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Medieval Middle Class Feasting. C15th Coventy guild feasts

Stuart Press is pleased to announce new volumes in the series Clothes of the Common People In Elizabethan and Early Stuart England: Dyeing, mens clothing, womens clothing, footwear and accessories.


Food and Cookery in Elizabethan and Early Stuart England

This major new series will consist of 5 multi volume parts:

  1. Cookery and Dining Equipment
  2. Ingredients
  3. Who Ate What, When and Where
  4. Recipes
  5. Appendices


To go along with the release of our major new series on food and cookery 1558-1660 we are introducing the first of a new range of replica fine English pewter. Produced without modern makers marks in lead free pewter.

reproduction early 17th Century pewter

The Soldiers Life in the English Civil War

The Soldier’s Life in the English Civil War draws together 40 years of research to provide an understanding of the real life both military and civilian of the common foot soldier of the English Civil War. The military aspects include recruitment, organisation, weapons and the reality of combat and casualties. Civilian aspects include the soldiers clothing, food and drink, accommodation and possessions.

dairy in Grayhill Farm
Reconstructed 17th century dairy at Grayhill Farm