King Rufus

King Rufus : The Life & Murder of William II of England

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The future William II was born in the late 1050s the third son of William the Conqueror. The younger William, - nicknamed Rufus because of his ruddy cheeks - at first had no great expectations of succeeding to the throne. This biography tells the story of William Rufus, King of England from 1087-1100 and reveals the truth behind his death.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 336 pages
  • 124 x 196 x 22mm | 322.05g
  • The History Press Ltd
  • Stroud, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Annotated
  • Annotated edition
  • 0752446355
  • 9780752446356
  • 793,890

About Emma Mason

Emma Mason was, until her recent retirement, Senior Lecturer in History at Birkbeck College, London. She has written extensively on medieval England and William Rufus in particular. Her other books include, The House of Godwine: The History of a Dynasty, Norman Kingship and Westminster Abbey & its People. She has contributed to several Radio 4 historical documentaries including Document and Historical Inquests. She lives in London.show more

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