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King and Baronage (A.D. 1135-1327)

Gelesen von Pamela Nagami

(4,577 Sterne; 26 Bewertungen)

William Holden Hutton (1860-1930) was a British historian and Dean of Winchester Cathedral. In this slim volume, Hutton writes of the long period of feudal anarchy following the death of King Henry I in 1135, during which Henry's implacable daughter, Mathilda, battled the ineffectual King Stephen. Hutton then describes the turbulent reign of the great King Henry II, the reigns of Kings Richard, John, Henry III, and of the first two Edwards, rulers who whether weak or strong, rigid or resourceful, were grimly opposed by their powerful barons. - Summary by Pamela Nagami (3 hr 58 min)


Ch. 1: Feudal Anarchy, 1135-1154


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Ch. 2: The Reign of Henry II, 1154-1189


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Ch. 3: The Reign of Richard I, 1189-1199


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Ch. 4: The Reign of John, 1199-1216


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Ch. 5: The Reign of Henry III, 1216-1272


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Ch. 6: The Reign of Edward I, 1272-1307


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Ch. 7: The Reign of Edward II, 1307-1327


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Ch. 8: England under the House of Anjou, 1154-1327


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(3,5 Sterne)

I really enjoyed this book! Thanks Pamela Nagami for a fine narration. I am a big fan of Robin Hood, so hearing more about Richard and John as monarchs was very enlightening!

Great way to absorb some history. Enjoyed very much.

(4 Sterne)

(5 Sterne)

An interesting overview of England's progress toward nationalism.

(4 Sterne)

Very deep explication of the political times