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The three Edwards

Author: Thomas B Costain
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1962.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Covers important events and figures in English history during the reigns of Edwards I, II, and III, 1272-1377.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Costain, Thomas B. (Thomas Bertram), 1885-1965.
Three Edwards.
Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1962
(OCoLC)643529098
Named Person: House of Plantagenet; House of Plantagenet
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas B Costain
OCLC Number: 404923
Description: 419 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Book one: Edward the first --
A proper king is crowned --
The English Justinian --
and the queen who had many handsome children --
The English and the Welsh --
A prince is born --
The expulsion of the Jews --
The Plantagenets at home --
The rebirth of Parliamentary Democracy --
The death of Queen Eleanor --
A vacant throne in Scotland --
The start of the Scottish Wars --
William Wallace --
The miracle at Stirling Bridge --
Edward and the horn-owl --
The defeat and death of Wallace --
Edward takes a second wife --
The Prince of Wales and Brother Perrot --
Last stages of an eventful reign --
Robert the Bruce --
The death of Edward --
Book two: Edward the second --
The new king makes many mistakes --
The marriage of Edward --
The death of the favorite --
The great scandal of the Middle Ages --
Bannockburn --
After Bannockburn --
The new favorite --
The king in the saddle --
The royal triangle --
The fall of the king --
The deposition and death of the king --
Book three: Edward the third --
Hamlet on the steps of the throne --
Mother and son --
The cloak of iniquity --
The royal Hamlet strikes --
The Chatelaine of Castle rising --
The embers rekindled --
The great emergence --
The merchant prince --
The inevitable war --
The great victory --
The aftermath of the victory --
The royal household --
The Black Death --
The Battle of Poictiers and the Peace of Bretigny --
The Black Prince --
These great fighters --
Some incidental achievements in the course of a long reign --
The days of decline --
John Wycliffe --
The death of the king.
Other Titles: 3 Edwards
Responsibility: Thomas B. Costain.

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Covers important events and figures in English history during the reigns of Edwards I, II, and III, 1272-1377.

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