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The Plantagenets.

John Harvey

The Plantagenets.

by John Harvey

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Published by Batsford in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

First published 1948.

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Open LibraryOL13697437M

  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 . The Plantagenets The Warrior Kings and Queens Who Made England (Book): Jones, Dan: The New York Times bestseller that tells the story of Britain's greatest and worst dynasty--a real-life Game of Thrones (The Wall Street Journal) -- by the author of The Templars The first Plantagenet king inherited a blood-soaked kingdom from the Normans and transformed it into an empire stretched at its.

The Plantagenets is an accessible book that tells the whole narrative of the dynasty, from the coronation of Henry, Count of Anjou, in to the fall of Yorkist Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth in But in charting the fortunes of the family, the book explores not only military victories and defeats across Europe, on crusade and in. 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 Jerusalem.

  The Plantagenets The Warrior Kings and Queens Who Made England (Book): Jones, Dan: The New York Times bestseller that tells the story of Britain's greatest and worst dynasty--a real-life Game of Thrones (The Wall Street Journal) -- by the author of The Templars The first Plantagenet king inherited a blood-soaked kingdom from the Normans and transformed it into an empire stretched at its. The Plantagenets The Warrior Kings and Queens Who Made England (Book): Jones, Dan: The first Plantagenet king inherited a blood-soaked kingdom from the Normans and transformed it into an empire stretched at its peak from Scotland to Jerusalem. In this history, Jones resurrects this fierce and seductive royal dynasty and its mythic world.


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The Plantagenets by John Harvey Download PDF EPUB FB2

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 shining armour crowd the pages of this Cited by: 1.

His books, including The Plantagenets, Magna Carta, The Templars and The Colour of Time, have sold more than one million copies worldwide.

He has written and hosted dozens of TV shows including the acclaimed Netflix/Channel 5 series 'Secrets of Great British Castles'/5(K). This book is a fascinating gestation on the history not only of Plantagenet England in the Late Middle Ages, but also of the many places and key world events that were directly influenced by Plantagenet Kings: these include Richard the Lionheart's riveting adventures in Jerusalem during the Second Crusade, when the Princes of Europe fought /5(K).

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 : Alexander Larman. 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 The Plantagenets.

book and tournaments, ladies in fine velvet and knights in shining armour crowd the pages of this. The Plantagenets will help you out (though honestly, I still have trouble keeping all the various Edwards straight).

And The Plantagenets. book a really interesting read for anyone interested in history or the foundations of the British empire. The Plantagenet line ruled from (Henry II) to (Richard II).

Wow what a fantastic book, besides being colourful it gives you the full history. If you are interested in the history of the Plantagenets really recommend this book. Read more/5(7). 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 improbable rise of the writes and presents the popular Netflix series “Secrets of Great British Castles” and appeared alongside George /5().

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 s: K.

The Plantagenets by Dan Jones: review Dan Jones's 'The Plantagenets' is a glittering pageant of a book which brings to life years of history.

Plantagenet genre: new releases and popular books, including The Autumn Throne by Elizabeth Chadwick, Pilgrimage to Murder by Paul Doherty, The Black Pri.

Plantagenet Books Showing of The White Queen (The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels, #2; The Cousins War #1) by. Philippa Gregory (Goodreads Author) (shelved 31 times as plantagenet) avg rating —ratings — published Want to Read saving Want to Read. "The Plantagenet Chronicles" is a wonderful source-book, and an equally wonderful medieval blog.

Its text offers doses of human foibles threading through a rich tapestry of superb, well-chosen illustrations/5(5). The Plantagenets The Warrior Kings and Queens Who Made England (Book): Jones, Dan: The first Plantagenet king inherited a blood-soaked kingdom from the Normans and transformed it into an empire stretched at its peak from Scotland to Jerusalem.

In this history, Jones resurrects this fierce and seductive royal dynasty and its mythic world. The Plantagenets The Warrior Kings and Queens Who Made England (Book): Jones, Dan: The first Plantagenet king inherited a blood-soaked kingdom from the Normans and transformed it into an empire stretched at its peak from Scotland to Jerusalem.

In this epic history, Jones vividly resurrects this fierce and seductive royal dynasty and its mythic world. 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(17).

History Audio Books Jones Dan The Plantagenets Part For the next years the history of the Plantagenets is traceable through a line of kings who seemingly alternated between strong and powerful nation-builders and their extremely weak and ineffectual successors.

Dan Jones’ book traces the history of that royal dynasty, beginning with. 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.

This is an outstanding historical survey of the English Plantagenet Dynasty which ruled England in the Middle Ages from to 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 /5(). The Plantagenets ruled England from the yearthrough fifteen monarchs. Plantagenet Saga Best Books. The Plantagenet Prelude#1 Plantagenet Saga. When William X dies, his fifteen-year-old daughter, Eleanor inherits the duchy of Aquitaine.The Plantagenets: The Warrior Kings and Queens Who Made England User Review - Book Verdict.

Although their presence in popular culture pales in comparison with that of the Tudors, the Plantagenet succession that ruled England for nearly years during the Middle Ages was no less.William the Conqueror a Landmark book () The Plantagenets series (also known as The Pageant of England) The Conquering Family () The Magnificent Century () The Three Edwards () The Last Plantagenets () Other works.

Stories to Remember () a selection of novels and short stories chosen by Costain and John Beecroft. First.