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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.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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 Sir Edward carved out an important role for himself in the 15th century, marrying the old-fashioned values of a chivalric age with the modernising trends that were dramatically re-shaping Europe. Far from  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
History
biografi
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
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)427612655
Named Person: Edward Woodville; Edward Woodville; Edward Woodville
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Wilkins
ISBN: 9781441657541 1441657541 9780857714244 0857714244 128275100X 9781282751002
OCLC Number: 656826430
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 234 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
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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