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King Stephen

Author: Donald Matthew
Publisher: London ; New York : Hambledon and London, ©2002
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The reign of King Stephen (1135-54) has usually been seen as uniquely disastrous in the history of the medieval England - a country riven by a civil war between Stephen and his first cousin, the Empress Matilda, and by an anarchy during which over-mighty barons laid waste the country and 'Christ and his saints slept'. Donald Matthew challenges this picture. By questioning such melodramatic assumptions, and by  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Biography
Named Person: Stephen, King of England; Stephen, King of England.; Stephen, King of England; Étienne, (roi d'Angleterre ;
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donald Matthew
ISBN: 9781852855147 1852852720 9781852852726 1852855142
OCLC Number: 46602675
Notes: Originally published: London: Hambledon and London, 2002.
Description: xvi, 302 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Scene-setting --
Stephen's historical image --
English kingship in 1135 --
Stephen's accession --
Trouble --
Turmoil? --
Assigning blame --
Endgame --
Envoi.
Responsibility: Donald Matthew.

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The reign of King Stephen (1135-54) has usually been seen as uniquely disastrous in the history of the medieval England. This book aims to challenge this picture and shows that much of what has been  Read more...

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