A Great and Terrible King: Edward I and the Forging of


A Great and Terrible King: Edward I and the Forging of Britain This is the first major biography for a generation of a truly formidable king Edward I is familiar to millions as Longshanks , conqueror of Scotland and nemesis of Sir William Wallace Braveheart Edward was born to rule England, but believed that it was his right to rule all of Britain His reign was one of the most dramatic of the entire Middle Ages, leading to war and conquest on an unprecedented scale, and leaving a legacy of division that has lasted from his day to our ownIn his astonishingly action packed life, Edward defeated and killed the famous Simon de Montfort in battle travelled across Europe to the Holy Land on crusade conquered Wales, extinguishing forever its native rulers, and constructed at Conwy, Harlech, Beaumaris and Caernarfon the most magnificent chain of castles ever created After the death of his first wife he erected the Eleanor Crosses the grandest funeral monuments ever fashioned for an English monarch

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  • A Great and Terrible King: Edward I and the Forging of Britain
  • Marc Morris
  • 14 October 2017
  • 9780099481751

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