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Henry V : the scourge of God

Author: Desmond Seward
Publisher: New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Viking, 1988, ©1987.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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The life of Henry V as told by Desmond Seward.
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Seward, Desmond, 1935-
Henry V.
New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Viking, 1988, ©1987
(OCoLC)645948204
Named Person: Henry, King of England; Henry, King of England; König V ) Heinrich (England
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Desmond Seward
ISBN: 0670811742 9780670811748
OCLC Number: 16833048
Description: xix, 251 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The usurpers --
Prince Henry and Prince Owain --
'He would usurp the crown' --
'No lordship' --
The English armada --
'Our town of Harfleur' --
'That dreadful day of Agincourt' --
'To teach the Frenchmen courtesy' --
The fall of Caen --
The fall of Rouen --
The Norman conquest --
in reverse --
The murder of John the fearless --
'Heir and regent of France' --
The fall of Paris 1420 --
Lancastrian Normandy --
'Rending of every man throughout the realm' --
Meaux falls --
Lancastrian France --
Death.
Responsibility: Desmond Seward.

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The life of Henry V as told by Desmond Seward.

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Henry V Hundred Years War

by jbmaxwell (WorldCat user published 2014-05-12) Very Good Permalink

This was a solid book on the background, early life and campaigns of Henry V.  I believe the author did a good job in building the portrait of Henry, the transformation of his character and how he executed his ambitions as king.  Given the length of the book, it does a good job at covering...
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