Richard the Lion Heart

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Richard the Lion Heart

Richard the Lion Heart One of the few monarchs to be remembered by their epithet instead of regnal number Richard I the Lion Heart remains an enduring icon of Anglo French culture and history As the third and rebellious

  • Title: Richard the Lion Heart
  • Author: Kate Norgate
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  • Page: 419
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  • One of the few monarchs to be remembered by their epithet instead of regnal number, Richard I, the Lion Heart, remains an enduring icon of Anglo French culture and history.As the third, and rebellious, son of Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine, Richard s accession to the throne of England was not always expected.In an early display of his military prowess and political acumOne of the few monarchs to be remembered by their epithet instead of regnal number, Richard I, the Lion Heart, remains an enduring icon of Anglo French culture and history.As the third, and rebellious, son of Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine, Richard s accession to the throne of England was not always expected.In an early display of his military prowess and political acumen, Richard and his brothers revolted against Henry, with French support, but eventually peace was restored.After years spent crushing dissent in his lands and challenging his father again, on Henry s death in 1189 Richard was crowned, but would spend much of his ten year reign overseas.One of the Crusader kings, Richard journeyed to the Holy Land and won notable victories against Saladin s forces at Acre, Arsuf and Jaffa, while striving to reach a settlement.On his return to Europe he was captured and held to ransom in Austria, and would eventually have to reconquer the lands his younger brother John had lost in his attempt to seize power Though long since immortalised, Norgate s meticulous exploration of Richard s life quickly dispels the need for embellishments, so complex and intriguing is the Lion Hearted warrior king and the game of thrones being played This book is a welcome addition to Miss Norgate s well known series of studies of the Angevin kings The SpectatorKate Norgate 1853 1935 was a British historian, one of the first women to achieve academic success in this field Best known for her series of works on England under the reign of the Angevin kings, she coined the term Angevin Empire to describe their domains.Albion Press is an imprint of Endeavour Press, the UK s leading independent digital publisher For information on our titles please sign up to our newsletter at endeavourpress Each week you will receive updates on free and discounted ebooks Follow us on Twitter EndeavourPress and on Facebook via on.fb 1HweQV7 We are always interested in hearing from our readers Endeavour Press believes that the future is now.

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    1. Eric on said:

      I am working through The Kings and Queens of England series by Easton Press and this is just the third book. Warren's Henry II was an exceptionally well researched and balanced writing of a controversial figure of history, though not readily accessible to the average reader. This work is nearly 90 years old and the scholarship piece by comparison is lacking. The book is well written, is an easy, quick read and serves as a solid primer. If you want real insight into the life and mind of Richard t [...]

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