Overview:Edward IV - Routledge Historical Biographies - The reign of King Edward IV occupies a pivotal place in late medieval English history, marking the transition from a medieval to a renaissance monarchy. The personality of the young monarch was undoubtedly a factor in this transition, yet there has been much controversy over the King's character. Was Edward a vain and self-indulgent playboy, more interested in his own pleasures than the well-being of his kingdom, or was his life cut tragically short, thus preventing him from fully establishing the 'new monarchy' now more commonly associated with his son-in-law, Henry VII? A central personality in both historical study and literary fame, Edward IV is as fascinating a character now as he was for William Shakespeare over four centuries ago. Drawing together both recent research and original sources, Hannes Kleineke reassesses the debate in this concise and accessible biography. This volume is an invaluable read for all those interested in fifteenth century history.

This book is on page /0fb06c92acf561788291222b8bb2eff7/book/1603726882-9780415368001. It was written by the following authors: Hannes Kleineke. Book Edward IV - Routledge Historical Biographies, which can be read online, published by the company: Taylor & Francis Ltd. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: History, Biography, True Stories. The book was published on 2008-07-18. It has 278 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight 295 g. File for download Edward IV - Routledge Historical Biographies has PDF format and is called edward-iv-routledge-historical-biographies.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our poumm.fr site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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