Henry V

Henry V

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Henry V of England, the princely hero of Shakespeare's play, who successfully defeated the French at the Battle of Agincourt and came close to becoming crowned King of France, is one of the best known and most compelling monarchs in English history. This new biography takes a fresh look at his entire life and nine year reign, and gives a balanced view of Henry, who is traditionally seen as a great hero but has been more recently depicted as an obsessive egotist or, worse, a ruthless warlord.
Publisher: London ; Routledge, 2013.
ISBN: 9780415620277
Characteristics: 281 pages, 9 unnumbered pages of plates :,illustrations, maps ;,21 cm.
Alternative Title: Henry the Fifth.


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