King John : England, Magna Carta and the making of a tyrant / Stephen Church.

"No English king has suffered a worse press than King John: but how to disentangle legend and reality?The youngest of the five sons of Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine, the empire builders of the Angevin dynasty, John had small hope of securing any significant inheritance. Then, in 1199, on th...

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Main Author: Church, S. D. (Author)
Format: Electronic
Published: London : Macmillan, 2015.
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Table of Contents:
  • Lackland
  • Ireland, 1185
  • Brother in arms
  • Troublesome brother
  • Winner takes all
  • Retreat to the citadel
  • Inside the citadel
  • The citadel under siege
  • Lord of the British isles
  • The enemy at the gate
  • The garrison turns on its leader
  • The walls breached.