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Four Gothic kings : the turbulent history of medieval England and the Plantagenet kings (1216-1377), Henry III, Edward I, Edward II, Edward III, seen through the eyes of their contemporaries

Author: Elizabeth M Hallam
Publisher: New York : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First American editionView all editions and formats
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After the sealing of Magna Carta in 1215 and the death of King John the following year, England went forward into the 13th century with great hope. But this hope was soon destroyed. As recorded by contemporary chroniclers, the reigns of the next four Plantagenet monarchs were marked by a series of countinuing horrors, of famine and war, disorder and cruelty, culminating with the Black Death - the plague that swept  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Named Person: House of Plantagenet; House of Plantagenet; König III ) Heinrich (England; König I ) Eduard (England; König II ) Eduard (England; König III ) Eduard (England
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth M Hallam
ISBN: 1555841716 9781555841713
OCLC Number: 15789666
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 320 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 31 cm
Contents: Henry III, 1216-1272 --
Edward I, 1272-1307 --
Edward II, 1307-1327 --
Edward III, 1327-1377.
Responsibility: edited by Elizabeth Hallam ; preface by Hugh Trevor-Roper.

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After the sealing of Magna Carta in 1215 and the death of King John the following year, England went forward into the 13th century with great hope. But this hope was soon destroyed. As recorded by contemporary chroniclers, the reigns of the next four Plantagenet monarchs were marked by a series of countinuing horrors, of famine and war, disorder and cruelty, culminating with the Black Death - the plague that swept across Europe and killed almost half its population.

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