"War is the trade of kings" John Dryden.
War and monarchy are two of the most important and resonant topics in British History. This exciting new book explores the role that kings and queens have played in war, and how war has shaped the monarchy. Aimed explicitly at the general reader, the book delves into the truth behind the myths, and uncovers some fascinating facts about our iconic soldier kings and queens.
|Publisher:||Taylor & Francis|
|Product dimensions:||6.40(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.80(d)|
About the Author
Charles Carlton is a Professor at North Carolina State University. He is an expert in both war and the Monarchy, having published widely on royalty and military affairs, as well as having worked with the BBC and Channel Four.
Table of Contents
I The Trade of Kings II A Fatal Day to England III With Grace and Might of Chivalry IV No other aim or thought than war V To threaten bold presumptuous kings with war VI And he marched them down again VII Looking them in the face