Henry I / Edition 1 by C. Warren Hollister | 9780300098297 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Henry I / Edition 1

Henry I / Edition 1

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by C. Warren Hollister
     
 

ISBN-10: 0300098294

ISBN-13: 9780300098297

Pub. Date: 09/01/2003

Publisher: Yale University Press

This vivid and authoritative biography of Henry I was edited and completed by Amanda Clark Frost after Hollister's death in 1997. This biography presents a major reassessment of Henry's character, challenging previous interpretations, and places the history of his reign within the political setting of the day.

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This vivid and authoritative biography of Henry I was edited and completed by Amanda Clark Frost after Hollister's death in 1997. This biography presents a major reassessment of Henry's character, challenging previous interpretations, and places the history of his reign within the political setting of the day.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300098297
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
09/01/2003
Series:
The English Monarchs Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
588
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONSviii
FOREWORD BY JEFFREY BURTON RUSSELLix
EDITOR'S PREFACExiii
NOTE ON ABBREVIATIONS AND REFERENCESxvi
MAP; THE NORMAN EMPIRExviii
THE ANGLO—NORMAN FAMILYxx
1 Setting and Sources1
2 Childhood and Youth30
3 Kingship and Defense102
4 The Loss of Investiture and the Winning of Normandy149
5 Administrative Reforms and International Triumphs204
6 The Wheel of Fortune234
7 The Last Battles280
8 King and Magnates327
9 Law and Governance349
10 King and Church370
11 Final Years and Conclusion458
APPENDIX: CHARTER ATTESTATIONS AND THE ROYAL ENTOURAGE499
BIBLIOGRAPHY507
INDEX535

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