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Author Barratt, Nick, author.

Title The restless kings : Henry II, his sons and the wars for the Plantagenet crown / Nick Barratt.

Publication Info. London : Faber & Faber, [2018]


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 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    942.031 BAR    Available
 PAS Lamanda Park Branch Non-Fiction    942.031 BAR    Available
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Description xv, 320 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), map, genealogical tables ; 25 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 297-298) and index.
Summary Presents the tumultuous struggle for supremacy between the first Plantagenet king, Henry II, and his four sons - a drama that tore apart the most powerful family in western Europe and shaped the future of two nations. Although the key events took place over 800 years ago, their significance still resonates today. Whether you're looking for the root causes of Brexit or tension in the Middle East, their origins can be found in the actions of the Angevin kings of England.
Subject Kings and rulers -- History -- To 1500.
Great Britain -- History -- Henry II, 1154-1189.
Great Britain -- History -- Plantagenets, 1154-1399.
ISBN 9780571329106 (hbk.) $32.95
0571329101 (hbk.) $32.95
9780571329120 (ePub ebook)

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