Christine Fell’s Women of Anglo-Saxon England. I found copies at this page on BookFinder.com.
The Oxford Dictionary of Nursery Rhymes. This is a second edition which is currently available at Amazon, but it says they only have 5 copies left.
By Mayor The First Fossil Hunters: Paleontology in Greek and Roman Times, published in 2000. It talks about what bones might have led people to make up what old stories, like griffins.