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Conquest : the English kingdom of France, 1417-1450

Author: Juliet R V Barker
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st North American edView all editions and formats
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"For thirty dramatic years, England ruled a great swath of France at the point of the sword--an all-but-forgotten episode in the Hundred Years' War that Juliet Barker brings to vivid life in Conquest."--Jacket.
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Named Person: Charles, King of France; Joan, of Arc Saint; Charles, King of France; Joan, of Arc Saint
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Juliet R V Barker
ISBN: 9780674065604 0674065603 9780674725768 067472576X
OCLC Number: 757935747
Notes: Originally published: London : Little, Brown, 2009.
Description: xvi, 485 p. : maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Establishing the kingdom. Invasion ; Conquest ; Heir of France ; The English kingdom of France ; Resistance ; A second Agincourt --
Jehanne d'Arc. The pucelle ; The siege of Orléans ; A new king of France ; Capture ; Trial and execution --
War of attrition. A year of disasters ; Recovery ; Disorder and defeat ; The Treaty of Arras ; The fall of Paris --
The search for peace. Defending Normandy ; Gains and losses ; Missed opportunities ; A last military effort --
The Truce of Tours. A truce and a marriage ; Concessions for peace ; The Surrender of Maine ; The truce breaks down ; Reconquest.
Other Titles: English kingdom of France, 1417-1450
Responsibility: Juliet Barker.

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Barker tells the dramatic story of the thirty years when England ruled France at the point of a sword. Henry V's second invasion of France in 1417 launched a campaign that would place the crown of  Read more...

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England's little-studied conquest of France during the Hundred Years War is absorbingly recounted by Barker...With her crisp storytelling and meticulous historical research, Barker vividly narrates a Read more...

 
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