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Plantagenets

John Harvey

Plantagenets

by John Harvey

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Published by Collins in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, London: Batsford, 1948.

StatementJohn Harvey.
SeriesThe Fontana library
The Physical Object
Pagination255p. ;
Number of Pages255
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18392744M

Jul 04,  · The Plantagenets - their story is the story of Britain. A rich, sprawling cast of characters, the Plantagenets were both gifted and cursed by an inherited trait that made some brilliant rulers and statesmen, and others cowards, bullies and tyrants. They ruled over wars of /5(K). Apr 18,  · Read "The Plantagenets The Warrior Kings and Queens Who Made England" by Dan Jones available from Rakuten Kobo. The New York Times bestseller, from the author of Crusaders, that tells the story of Britain’s greatest and worst dynast /5(8).

The Yorkist king Richard III was the last of his house, when he was killed in battle on Bosworth Field, to be displaced by the Tudors, it was the end of an era. The male line of the Plantagenets became extinct with the execution in of Edward, Earl of Warwick, the son of George, Duke of Clarence, in the reign of Henry VII, the first Tudor. The Evening Standard, "An excellent book The Plantagenets is a wonderful gallop through English history. Powerful personalities, vivid descriptions of battles and tournaments, ladies in fine velvet and knights in shining armour crowd the pages of this highly engaging narrative." - The Evening Standard, Praise for The Plantagenets "Like /5(4).

Mar 17,  · With Robert Bartlett. The story of England's longest ruling dynasty, starting with Henry II and ending with Richard III/10(1). Plantagenet is the name given to the English royal house descended from the union of Queen Matilda of England and her second husband Geoffrey of Anjou. The name derived from Geoffrey's nickname, which came from the sprig of broom (planta genet) which he wore in his hat. The Plantagenets ruled England for more than three hundred years, from the accession of reign of the dynasty's founder 4/5(16).


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May 10,  · The Plantagenets is a wonderful narrative history, one which paints vividly the longest dynasty in English annals The book opens with the maritime disaster "Fair cousin, since it pleases you, it pleases us well," said Richard/5(K).

The Plantagenets succeeds in bringing an extraordinary family arrestingly to life.” —Daily Telegraph “An excellent book The Plantagenets is a wonderful gallop through English history. Powerful personalities, vivid descriptions of battles and tournaments, ladies in fine velvet and knights in Cited by: 1.

Sep 26,  · When Christ and His Saints Slept: A Novel (Plantagenets Book 1) - Kindle edition by Sharon Kay Penman. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading When Christ and His Saints Slept: A Novel (Plantagenets Book 1)/5().

Mar 25,  · Dan Jones is the author of The Plantagenets: The Warrior Kings and Queen Who Made England, a #1 international bestseller and New York Times bestseller, and Wars of the Roses, which charts the story of the fall of the Plantagenet dynasty and the improbable rise of the frithwilliams.com writes and presents the popular Netflix series Secrets of Great British Castles.4/5.

Mar 09,  · This brilliant new book explores the lives of eight generations of the greatest kings and queens that this country has ever seen, and the worst. The Plantagenets – their story is the story of Britain. England’s greatest royal dynasty, the Plantagenets, ruled over England through eight generations of /5().

Jun 02,  · The Plantagenets is proof that contemporary history can engage with the medieval world with style, wit and chutzpah. It is a long book at more than pages, but remains engaging frithwilliams.com: Plantagenets book Larman.

The line ended (or really, split) into the two branches of Lancaster and York, which led the War of the Roses a few generations later.

While George R.R. Martin is known to have loosely based his epic on that conflict, you'll learn in this book that the Plantagenets and. His second book, The Plantagenets: The Kings Who Made England, was published in in the United Kingdom and a year later in the United States, where it became a New York Times bestseller.

It is a family portrait of the Plantagenet kings from Henry II to Richard frithwilliams.com mater: University of Cambridge. The Plantagenets succeeds in bringing an extraordinary family arrestingly to life.” —Daily Telegraph “An excellent book The Plantagenets is a wonderful gallop through English history.

Powerful personalities, vivid descriptions of battles and tournaments, ladies in fine velvet and knights in. The Plantagenets book series by Sharon Kay Penman includes books When Christ and His Saints Slept, Time and Chance, Devil's Brood, and several more.

See the complete Plantagenets series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles. House of Plantagenet, royal house of England, which reigned from to and provided 14 kings, 6 of whom belonged to the cadet houses of Lancaster and York.

The royal line descended from the union between Geoffrey, count of Anjou (d. ), and the empress Matilda, daughter of the English king Henry I. Listen to the complete Plantagenets Series book series. As always, downloaded books are yours to keep. Your first book is Free with Trial. The Plantagenets | The New York Times bestseller, from the author of Crusaders, that tells the story of Britain's greatest and worst dynasty--"a real-life Game of Thrones" (The Wall Street Journal) The first Plantagenet kings inherited a blood-soaked realm from the Normans and transformed it into an empire that stretched at its peak from Scotland to frithwilliams.com: Penguin Books.

In his new book The Plantagenets, Dan Jones relates the turbulent history of the medieval house that ruled England and much of France for more than years.

The links beside each book title will take you to Amazon, who I feel are the best online retailer for books where you can read more about the book, or purchase it. Please note that as an Amazon Associate, I earn money from qualifying purchases. Dec 09,  · After Henry II forges a mighty empire including England and France, his sons Richard the Lionheart and John turn on their father and bring the dynasty to the edge of collapse.

Subscribe: http. The Plantagenets by Dan Jones. A factual account of the period, beginning in with the wreck of the White Ship and the Anarchy, and taking us through the reigns of all of the Plantagenet kings until Richard II was deposed in This is a fascinating book and Dan Jones’ lively writing style makes it as much fun to read as fiction.

Apr 18,  · The book is well-research, thoughtful, and makes sure to describe more than the battles. The book discusses how the English legal system developed, how the Magna Carta had a long-lasting impace on Middle Ages England. The writing style is quite good as well.

Anyone interested in English or American history should read this book very carefully/5(). The Plantagenets - The Plantagenets were a huge powerful family not just in England but throughout Europe.

The first Plantagenet was King Henry 2nd whose father owned vast lands in Anjou an area as big as Normandy around the modern town of Tours. Henry’s wife Eleanor ruled the even larger territory to the south called Aquitaine. House of Plantagenet. K likes. Genealogical Lineage,Ancestrial information.

Genealogy of family who are related to the Plantagenet'frithwilliams.com marketing and 5/5. House of Plantagenet Family Tree from King Henry III ( - ) to Edward V () including the Houses of Lancaster and York.Plantagenet Descendants.

3, likes · 12 talking about this. While the legitimate Royal line may have expired, there are many of us who can claim direct Followers: 4K.Jul 07,  · The Hardcover of the The Plantagenets: History of a Dynasty by Jeffrey Hamilton at Barnes & Noble.

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