Edward IV by Hannes Kleineke

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Kings and rulers,
  • Biography,
  • History

About the Edition

A central personality in both historical study and literary fame, Edward IV is as fascinating a character now as he was for William Shakespeare. Drawing together research and original sources, Hannes Kleineke reassesses the debate in this concise and accessible biography.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [229]-248) and index.

Book details

StatementHannes Kleineke
SeriesRoutledge historical biographies
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA258 .K54 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination276 p. ;
Number of Pages276
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25000076M
ISBN 100415367999, 0415368006
ISBN 109780415367998, 9780415368001
LC Control Number2008009165
OCLC/WorldCa213080381

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Richard's plans would unravel as Henry Tudor, who increases his own legitimate standing by marring the eldest daughter of King Edward IV, overthrows him. This is a great book detailing the events of the brutal Wars of the Roses the brought the English monarchy to great highs and lows in /5(27).

Although described as a biography of Edward IV, this book is essentially a history of the period from to The reader doesn't really learn much about Edward apart from the main headlines: he was tall, handsome, the man who won every battle that he fought in, a womaniser, etc/5(9). Edward IV, king of England from until October and again from April until his death in He was a leading participant in the Yorkist-Lancastrian conflict known as the Wars of the Roses.

Learn more about Edward IV’s life and reign in this article. In his own time Edward IV was seen as an able and successful king who rescued England from the miseries of civil war and provided the country with firm, judicious, and popular government. The prejudices of later historians diminished this high reputation, until recent research confirmed Edward as a ruler of substantial achievement, whose methods and policies formed the foundation of early.

Charles Ross' Edward IV remains, to the best of my knowledge, the definitive work on Edward IV, even though Ross published it way back in There are other excellent works on Edward IV; however, none are as comprehensive and analytic. Recent biographies about the Wars of the Roses king, tend to focus on specific aspects of his reign or military career/5.

Before Edward IV. Edward IV is conventionally regarded as the founder of the "old Royal Library" which formed a continuous collection from his reign until its donation to the nation in the 18th century, though this view has been challenged. There are only about twenty surviving manuscripts that probably belonged to the English kings and queens between Edward I and Henry VI, though the number.

Edward IV by Charles Ross. My rating: 5 of 5 stars Charles Ross’ Edward IV remains, to the best of my knowledge, the definitive work on Edward IV, even though Ross published it way back in There are other excellent works on Edward IV; however, none are as comprehensive and analytic.

Recent biographies about the Wars of the Roses king, tend to focus on specific aspects of his reign or. Book Description. The reign of King Edward IV occupies a pivotal place in late medieval English history, marking the transition from a medieval to a renaissance monarchy.

The personality of the young monarch was undoubtedly a factor in this transition, yet there has. Edward, Earl of March, triumphed at the Battle of Mortimer’s Cross; Parliament asked him to be King and the people proclaimed him Edward IV. His life and legacy are chronicled in Edward IV, England’s Forgotten Warrior King.

For ten years, Edward struggled against repeated Lancastrian rebellions. Reassesses the character, reign, and accomplishments of Edward IV, paying special attention to the relationship between the king and the nobility and Edward's struggles to retain the throne Preview this book». "This new documentary study, by the author of Richard III: A Source Book, presents contemporary and near-contemporary sources for Edward IV and his reign clearly and concisely, enabling the reader to appreciate just why the king's reputation has fluctuated so remarkably, and provides an indispensable compendium for all who wish to enter the political world of Yorkist England."--BOOK JACKET.

The prince and the duke were 12 and 9 respectively when their father, King Edward IV, died suddenly inleaving his young son to become Edward V of England. Edward IV was the first English king who belonged to the House of York: he had managed to restore some stability to the country after the bloody series of civil wars better known as.

King Edward IV is remembered by many for his role in the Wars of the Roses, the year struggle between the Houses of Lancaster and York for the English throne, and for his relationship with Elizabeth Woodville.

Here, historian John Ashdown-Hill re-examines what is known about the private life of the monarch, from his possible bigamy to secret same-sex intimacies, and questions many "facts Author: Elinor Evans. Posts about Edward IV written by Sharon Bennett Connolly. It is a pleasure to welcome Toni Mount to the blog, for Day 5 of her Blog Tour for the launch of The Colour of Murder this month.

The Colour of Murder is the latest whodunit in the popular ‘Sebastian Foxley’ series of medieval murder mysteries by author and historian Toni Mount. George, Duke of Clarence and the infamous ‘butt of. The number of manuscripts inherited by Edward IV that can be associated firmly with his predecessors is very small.

They include three volumes owned or appropriated by Richard II (Royal 20 B. vi, Royal 19 B. xiii and Royal 20 D. iv), one that belonged to Henry VI (Royal 1 E.

ix), and several other manuscripts that may have been owned by Henry V (perhaps Royal 20 B. iv, his son Henry VI. In his own time Edward IV was seen as an able and successful king who rescued England from the miseries of civil war and provided the country with firm, judicious, and popular government.

The prejudices of later historians diminished this high reputation, until recent research confirmed Edward as a ruler of substantial achievement, whose. BOOK OVERVIEW. Learn about the life and legacy of Edward IV whose marriage was claimed invalid, but despite that claim, Henry Tudor (VII) married Edward IV’s daughter, Elizabeth, from whom all English monarchs since have descended.

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Edward IV: A Source Book by Keith Dockray (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. The writer of this article appears to have a problem with dates and years.

Edward IV was born on 28th Aprilnot As far as I am concerned the legitimacy of Edward IV’s heirs is under a cloud because of his secret “marriage” to Elizabeth Woodville.

In the video I refer to Briatain's bloody Dynasty this presented by DAN JONES and not Dan Snow, my apologies.

Book Mentioned: Edward IV & Elizabeth Woodville. Edward IV goes out of his way to say he loves Henry VI better, but Hobs gives a more complex answer and lists good and bad traits for both kings, greatly impressing Edward with his vast knowledge.

The king then claims to be Edward IV's butler and offers to take Hobs to court so he may press any issue with the king he feels he needs to. Hobs. So excited to announce that the first and only Wars of the Roses Colouring Book is now finally available for pre-order and will be released by MadeGlobal Publishing next week on the 11th of February.

It was such a great pleasure for artist Dmitry Yakhovsky and me to create this colouring book. You can see the trailer, front cover and read the blurb below and (pre-) order the book now from.

"Edward IV () was King of England from 4 March until 3 Octoberand again from 11 April until his death on 9 April In a turbulent world marred by civil war, Edward, 4th Duke of York--with good title to the throne--overthrew the corrupt government of the weak and feeble-minded Henry VI, setting the foundation stones.

The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Vol. IV Edward GIBBON ( - ) The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, a major literary achievement of the 18th century published in six volumes, was written by the celebrated English historian Edward Gibbon.

4 Acer Walk Oxford OX2 6EX United Kingdom UK: +44 (0) US: +1 () Email. When Edward IV died on April 9,Richard’s path to the throne was still not clear.

Edward V, the older of the two princes, at only 12 years of age, was declared King Edward V of England. His uncle Richard, then the duke of Gloucester, became protector of the realm due to.

Edward IV, Paperback by Kleineke, Hannes, ISBNISBNBrand New, Free shipping in the US A central personality in both historical study and literary fame, Edward IV is as fascinating a character now as he was for William Shakespeare. "Edward IV (28 April – 9 April ) was King of England from 4 March until 3 Octoberand again from 11 April until his death in He was the first Yorkist King of England.

The first half of his rule was marred by the violence associated with the Wars of the Roses, but he overcame the Lancastrian challenge to the. Edward IV of England was a king of was born on Ap He was King of England from March 4, until his death on April 9, Edward was the eldest of the four sons of Richard Plantagenet, Duke of Duke of York was a very powerful man, and had a Predecessor: Henry VI.

Historie of the arrivall of Edward IV by John Bruce Call Number: DAR91 1st ser., v.1 in England and the finall recouerye of his kingdomes from Henry VI.

A.D. In his book “The History of King Richard III”, Thomas More claimed that Sir James Tyrrel, loyal servant to King Richard III, confessed to the murder of Edward V of England and Richard of Shrewsbury, Duke of York, the only sons of Edward IV of England, and the heirs to the English throne.

Edward IV had ended the original Wars of the Roses in ; what followed his death was merely an extended coda. AJ Pollard is a medieval historian and professoremeritus at Teeside University. His new book Edward IV: The Summer King, in the Penguin.

Edward IV of England was a king of was born on Ap He was King of England from March 4, until his death on April 9, Edward was the eldest of the four sons of Richard Plantagenet, Duke of York.

The Duke of York was a very powerful man, and had a House: House of York. In my last blog post, I discussed the similarities between a young Edward IV and the character Robb I wrote, I believe George RR Martin based two characters partially on Edward IV – one inspired by Edward when he was young (Robb Stark) and another inspired by Edward towards the end of his life (Robert Baratheon).Edward IV was a complex man.

INTRODUCTION. T HE few pages at my disposal for an introduction to the two Prayer-Books of Edward VI. will be best utilised by a brief sketch of the circumstances under which the books in question were issued, and an indication of their leading characteristics.

In the early part of the sixteenth century there was a very general feeling throughout the Church, on the continent as well as in. Edward IV was the most effective general of the Wars of the Roses. His prowess in warfare enabled him to become king of England, and later to recover his position in spite of remarkable odds.

He did experience major setbacks at several points in. Edward IV King of England () 60 works Search for books with Jane Shore (d. ?), Richard III King of England (), Edward IV King of England, Edward V King of England ( Kleineke, 2 books Rowe, Nicholas, 2 books Charles Derek Ross, 2 books Victoria Holt, 2 books Arthur R.

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The personality of the young monarch was undoubtedly a factor in this transition, yet there has been much controversy over the King's character. Was Edward a vain and self-indulgent playboy, more interested in his own pleasures than the well. Edward IV’s Women. Now onto the meat of the matter. You asked me to write about Edward IV’s women.

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Publication Date. Buy This Book. $ plus shipping $ free shipping worldwide. By purchasing books through this website, you support our non-profit.Edward V, (born November 2?,London, England—died ?), king of England from April to Junewho was deposed and possibly murdered by King Richard III.

The eldest surviving son of King Edward IV and Queen Elizabeth (Woodville), Edward was born at Westminster Abbey while his father, momentarily deposed, was in exile in Holland. In Juneafter Edward IV had crushed his foes.View the profiles of people named Edward Lee.

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