Wars of the Roses

Wars of the Roses

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Presents the history of the Wars of the Roses from the common soldiers' perspective. Historians have researched the motives and fortunes of kings, nobles and gentlemen in the Wars of the Roses, that bewildering sequence of rebellions fought between 1455 and 1485.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 126 x 196 x 22mm | 299.38g
  • The History Press Ltd
  • Stroud, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0752437313
  • 9780752437316
  • 780,733

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"'Irresistible... sheds light on the lot of the common soldier as never before' ALISON WEIR; 'A new history of the Wars of the Roses viewed from the ordinary soldiers' perspective makes grim but fascinating reading' BBC HISTORY MAGAZINE."show more

About Prof. Anthony E. Goodman

Anthony Goodman was, until his recent retirement, Professor of Medieval History at the University of Edinburgh. His other books include John of Gaunt, Richard II: The Art of Kingship, War and Border Societies in the Middle Ages, The Wars of the Roses: Military Activity and English Society, 1452-97, and History of England from Edward II to James I. His next book Margaret of Anjou: England's Warrior Queen will also be published by Tempus. He lives in Edinburgh.show more

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