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The last knight errant : Sir Edward Woodville and the age of chivalry

Author: Christopher Wilkins
Publisher: London ; New York : I.B. Tauris ; New York : Distributed in the United States and Canada exclusively by Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
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Sir Edward Woodville was the medieval knight par excellence, except that his life coincided with the beginning of the Renaissance. With this vivid and long-awaited biography, Christopher Wilkins demonstrates how he carved an important role for himself in the 15th century.
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Genre/Form: Biographie
Biography
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Wilkins, Christopher, 1941-
Last knight errant.
London ; New York : I.B. Tauris ; New York : Distributed in the United States and Canada exclusively by Palgrave Macmillan, 2010
(OCoLC)761322370
Named Person: Edward Woodville; Henry, King of England; Edward Woodville; Henry, King of England; Edward Woodville
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Wilkins
ISBN: 9781848851498 1848851499
OCLC Number: 427612655
Description: xxii, 234 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: A Spanish venture --
Passion --
Politics --
Princes and peers --
The graduate --
The great coup --
Exile in Brittany --
Blood and roses --
Local affairs --
Onwards to glory.
Responsibility: Christopher Wilkins.

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