The Black Prince: England's Greatest Medieval Warrior
- Biographies & Memoirs, European History
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As a child he was given his own suit of armor. At the age of sixteen, he helped defeat the French at Crécy. At Poitiers, in 1356, his victory forced the French into a humiliating surrender that marked the zenith of England’s dominance in the Hundred Years War. And as lord of Aquitaine, he ruled a vast swath of territory and held a magnificent court that mesmerized the Gascon nobility.
He was Edward of Woodstock, eldest son of Edward III—the legendary “Black Prince.” His military achievements captured the imagination of Europe, but who was the man behind the chivalric myth? Drawing on contemporary chronicles as well as the Prince's own letters, this full-blooded portrait sheds new light on this English legend and his world.
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|Release Date:||May 1, 2018|