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The Black Prince

The Black Prince (Paperback)

By Jones, Michael

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As a child he was given his own suit of armour; in 1346, at the age of 16, he helped defeat the French at Crecy; and in 1356 he captured the King of France at Poitiers. For the chronicler Jean Froissart, 'He was the flower of all chivalry'; for the Chandos Herald, who fought with... him, he was 'the embodiment of all valour'. Edward of Woodstock, eldest son and heir of Edward III of England, better known as 'the Black Prince', was England's pre-eminent military leader during the first phase of the Hundred Years War. Michael Jones uses contemporary chronicles and documentary material, including the Prince's own letters and those of his closest followers, to tell the tale of an authentic English hero and to paint a memorable portrait of warfare and society in the tumultuous fourteenth century.
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ISBN 9781784972943
Released AU 26 Nov 2018
Publisher Head of Zeus
Format Paperback
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ISBN-13 9781784972943
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Head of Zeus
Imprint Head of Zeus
Released 26 Nov 2018
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Jones, Michael
Category Biography & Autobiography: Royalty
World History: C 500 To C 1500
British & Irish History
Number of Pages 480
Dimensions Width: 129mm
Height: 198mm
Dewey Code 942.037092
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Princes - Biography - Great Britain, Great Britain - History - Edward III, 1327-1377
NBS Text Biography: Royalty
ONIX Text General/trade

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