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The Plantagenets: The Warrior Kings and Queens Who Made England - Dan Jones
The Plantagenets: The Warrior Kings and Queens Who Made England
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The first Plantagenet king inherited a blood-soaked kingdom from the Normans and transformed it into an empire that stretched at its peak from Scotland to Jerusalem. In this epic history, Dan Jones vividly resurrects this fierce and seductive royal dynasty and its mythic world. We meet the... show more
The first Plantagenet king inherited a blood-soaked kingdom from the Normans and transformed it into an empire that stretched at its peak from Scotland to Jerusalem. In this epic history, Dan Jones vividly resurrects this fierce and seductive royal dynasty and its mythic world. We meet the captivating Eleanor of Aquitaine, twice queen and the most famous woman in Christend
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Format: Audio CD
ISBN: 9781470843519 (147084351X)
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Edition language: English
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Non Fiction, History
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Seriously, Read a Book!
Seriously, Read a Book! rated it
3.5 The Plantagenets: The Warrior Kings and Queens Who Made England
Full disclosure—I undoubtedly read this book too soon after finishing The Tudors. While the overlapping content is minimal, and the authors differ somewhat stylistically, both books are broad sweeping histories featuring lots of kings and queens (many of whom shared the same names). Given that this ...
bookaneer
bookaneer rated it
5.0 If you thought fiction was crazy...
The Plantagenets by Dan Jones It's no secret that George R. R. Martin based much of his world's politicking on the Plantagenet period.What I learned from this book: the Plantagenets were so batshit crazy that they make the situations in Game of Thrones (ASoIaF) look comparatively mundane.To start wi...
Carpe Librum
Carpe Librum rated it
4.5 Review: The Plantagenets: Warrior Kings and Queens who made England by Dan Jones
Dan Jones has done something with this book that is not usually achieved. He has taken almost three centuries of history and made them accessible and understandable to the non-historian. His style of narrative nonfiction was at times as captivating as any novel with brilliant analysis of what drove ...
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