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Edward the Confessor (New ed)

By: Barlow, Frank

Part of the The English monarchs series series
0300071566 / 9780300071566
Paperback
08/04/1997
Stock expected by 21/04/2021
United States
24 cm xxx, 373p., [16]p. of plates : ill.
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Previous ed.: London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1970.

Frank Barlow's magisterial biography, first published in 1970 and here reissued with new material, updated bibliography and a fresh introduction, rescues the king from contemporary myth and subsequent bogus scholarship.

Disentangling verifiable fact from saintly legend, he vividly recreates the final years of the Anglo-Danish monarchy and examines England on the brink of the Norman Conquest with deep insight and great historical understanding. Frank Barlow was Emeritus Professor of History at the University of Exeter.

BIC:

1DBKE England, BGH Biography: historical, political & military, HBG General & world history, HBJD1 British & Irish history, HBLC Early history: c 500 to c 1450/1500

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