The Hundred Years War Volume 1

Author: Jonathan Sumption
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 9780812216554
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The Hundred Years War Volume 1 from the Author: Jonathan Sumption. What history records as the Hundred Years War was in fact a succession of destructive conflicts, separated by tense intervals of truce and dishonest and impermanent peace treaties, and one of the central events in the history of England and France. It laid the foundations of France's national consciousness, even while destroying the prosperity and political preeminence which France had once enjoyed. It formed the nation's institutions, creating the germ of the absolute state of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. In England, it brought intense effort and suffering, a powerful tide of patriotism, great fortune succeeded by bankruptcy, disintegration, and utter defeat. The war also brought turmoil and ruin to neighboring Scotland, Germany, Italy, and Spain.

The Hundred Years War Volume 4

Author: Jonathan Sumption
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 0812223888
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The Hundred Years War Volume 4 from the Author: Jonathan Sumption. The eagerly anticipated fourth volume of Jonathan Sumption's prize-winning history of the Hundred Years War.

The Hundred Years War Volume 4

Author: Jonathan Sumption
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 081224799X
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The Hundred Years War Volume 4 from the Author: Jonathan Sumption. The eagerly anticipated fourth volume of Jonathan Sumption's prize-winning history of the Hundred Years War.

Hundred Years War

Author: Jonathan Sumption
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ISBN: 9780571274543
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Hundred Years War from the Author: Jonathan Sumption. The eagerly anticipated fourth volume in Jonathan Sumption's prize-winning history of the Hundred Years War.

The Hundred Years War

Author: Jonathan Sumption
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ISBN: 9780571240128
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The Hundred Years War from the Author: Jonathan Sumption. The epic and acclaimed history series reaches its third volume in paperback.

The Hundred Years War

Author: Jonathan Sumption
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ISBN: 9780571200955
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The Hundred Years War from the Author: Jonathan Sumption. Beginning with the funeral of Charles IV of France in 1328, Trial by Battle follows the war up to the surrender of Calais in 1347. It traces the early humiliations and triumphs of Edward II and the campaigns of Sluys, Crècy and Calais.

The Hundred Years War Volume 2

Author: Jonathan Sumption
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 9780812218015
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The Hundred Years War Volume 2 from the Author: Jonathan Sumption. A succession of catastrophes in the middle years of the fourteenth century brought France to the brink of destruction. The bankruptcy of the French state and a bitter civil war within the royal family were followed by the defeat and capture of the King of France by the Black Prince at Poitiers. A peasant revolt and a violent revolution in Paris completed the tragedy. In a humiliating treaty of partition France ceded more than a third of its territory to Edward III of England. Not for sixty years would the English again come so close to total victory. Yet the theme of the volume is not destruction, but survival. France's great cities, provincial towns and rural communities resisted where its leaders failed. They withstood the sustained savagery of the soldiers and the free companies of brigands to undo most of Edward III's work in the following generation. England's triumphs proved to be brittle and short-lived. Based on a wide range of contemporary sources, both printed and unprinted, The Hundred Years War, Volume 2: Trial by Fire is the absorbing continuation of Jonathan Sumption's monumental history of the Hundred Years War.

The Hundred Years War Volume 1

Author: Jonathan Sumption
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 9780812216554
Size: 67.46 MB
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The Hundred Years War Volume 1 from the Author: Jonathan Sumption. What history records as the Hundred Years War was in fact a succession of destructive conflicts, separated by tense intervals of truce and dishonest and impermanent peace treaties, and one of the central events in the history of England and France. It laid the foundations of France's national consciousness, even while destroying the prosperity and political preeminence which France had once enjoyed. It formed the nation's institutions, creating the germ of the absolute state of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. In England, it brought intense effort and suffering, a powerful tide of patriotism, great fortune succeeded by bankruptcy, disintegration, and utter defeat. The war also brought turmoil and ruin to neighboring Scotland, Germany, Italy, and Spain.

The Hundred Years War

Author: Robin Neillands
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415261319
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The Hundred Years War from the Author: Robin Neillands. The Hundred Years War, between the Plantagenet Kings of England and the Valois Kings of France, was a dramatic, decisive and colorful conflict. From 1337 until 1453, the Kingdoms of England and France sent their armored men and archers into battle where they fought each other to a standstill. It was a war which wrought great change in two medieval societies, ushering in the Renaissance and having repercussions to the present day. Robin Neillands has written the first full-length study of this period in over a decade. This even-handed examination of both sides of the struggle goes beyond the misconceptions of history to explain the causes of the conflict, from the early campaigns to the final French victory at Castillion.

Knights And Peasants

Author: Nicholas Wright
Publisher: Boydell & Brewer Ltd
ISBN: 9780851158068
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Knights And Peasants from the Author: Nicholas Wright. `Succinct survey of how war was experienced by ordinary people in late medieval France ... very welcome addition to the literature.' INTERNATIONAL HISTORY REVIEW (Michael Jones)