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greatest of all the Plantagenets

an historical sketch.

by Robert Benton Seeley

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Published by R. Bentley in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Edward I, King of England, 1239-1307,
  • Great Britain -- History -- Edward I, 1272-1307

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA225 .S45
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 457 p., 1 l. incl. geneal. table.
    Number of Pages457
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14010319M
    LC Control Number02018399
    OCLC/WorldCa4183913

    The House of Plantagenet had its origins in a cadet branch of the original counts of Anjou, the dynasty established by Fulk I of Anjou at the beginning of the tenth century. The Plantagenet dynasty ruled England for over three hundred years, from They were a remarkable family, providing England with fourteen of its kings. Excerpt from The Greatest of All the Plantagenets: An Historical Sketch Tre spirit of investigation which has, of late years, pervaded much of our historical literature, has worked many changes in the position and esti mation of some of the most prominent characters in English history.

      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/5().   THE GREATEST KNIGHT is without question Elizabeth Chadwick's finest novel. What is most noticeable about Chadwick's latest is the subtle escalation of her writing talents which are only enhanced by her usual flair for meticulous research and that escalation can be felt in the story's atmosphere and dialogue.5/5(5).

    The Plantagenets were one of England's greatest Royal Families and ruled over a period of three hundred years. During the family's time on the throne, many social and economic changes took place throughout the kingdom.   Eight generations of the greatest and worst kings and queens that this country has ever seen – from the White Ship to the Lionheart, bad King John to the Black Prince and John of Gaunt – this is the dynasty that invented England as we still know it today – great history to appeal to readers of Ken Follet, Bernard Cornwell, Tom Holland England’s greatest royal dynasty, the Plantagenets 4/5(17).


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This is a wonderfully written book about the greatest dynasty of kings(and queens) England or indeed Britain has seen. The Tudors may be more well known but for accomplishment and sheer drama they seem rather dull next to the Plantagenets.

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Loved by King Henry. Honoured by King Richard. Betrayed by King John. For William Marshall, the greatest knight of the realm, serving royalty is an unpredictable business.

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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.

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This is the period covered by Thomas B. Costain in THE LAST PLANTAGENETS. It is not claiming too much to say that here the veil has been raised and that throughout the book a bright light plays on this century of excitement and .