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King John

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Description for King John Paperback. Presenting ideas and arguments from historians of John's reign, this title is formulated around: the loss of his continental inheritance, and the ending of his reign in the disaster of civil war. It covers his life and career, from his reputation, the economy, the Norman aristocracy, the Church, Justice and the Empire, to his mother, and his wife. Editor(s): Church, S. D. Num Pages: 361 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; 3H; BGH; HBJD1; HBLC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 234 x 170 x 34. Weight in Grams: 580.
The most recent ideas and arguments from leading historians of John's reign. The reign of King John (1199-1216) is one of the most controversial in English history. When he succeeded to Richard the Lionheart's lands, he could legitimately claim to rule half modern France as well as England and Ireland; butby the time of his death his dominion lay in tatters, and his subjects had banded together to restrict his powers as king under the Magna Carta and to overthrow him in favour of the son of the king of France. Over the centuries his reign has provided ... Read more

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About Roger Hargreaves
S.D. Church is Professor in Medieval Studies at the University of Lincoln. NICHOLAS VINCENT is Professor of Medieval History at the University of East Anglia and a Fellow of the British Academy

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An immensely valuable corpus of recent research, consistently of the highest order... destined to be extensively - and justifiably - cited.
This excellent volume restores balance to our view of John and his reign.
We learn new things about John and the Empire, and Wales, Scotland and Ireland, and also about the ladies in ... Read more

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