The Medieval Anarchy: History in an Hour

The Medieval Anarchy: History in an Hour

by Kaye Jones

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The Medieval Anarchy: History in an Hour by Kaye Jones

Love history? Know your stuff with History in an Hour.Nicknamed ‘The Anarchy' for its unprecedented levels of chaos and disorder, the succession crisis that followed the death of King Henry I in 1135 resulted in England's first civil war.‘The Medieval Anarchy: History in an Hour’ neatly covers all the major facts and events giving you a clear and straightforward overview of the plots and violence that ensued during the the nineteen-year conflict. ‘The Medieval Anarchy: History in an Hour’ is engagingly written and accessible for all history lovers.This, in an hour, is the story of ‘The Medieval Anarchy’ through the personalities, context, events and aftermath of England's first, and often forgotten, civil war.Love your history? Find out about the world with History in an Hour…

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780007493098
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 08/02/2012
Series: History in an Hour
Sold by: HarperCollins Publishers
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 60
Sales rank: 254,021
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Kaye Jones is a history graduate and writer, specialising in the Middle Ages and gender history. She has written three titles for History In An Hour – 1066, Medieval Anarchy and Dickens – as well as articles for a range of publications, including the Institute of Historical Research’s Reviews in History, and F-Word magazine. Kaye also runs a women’s history website, Heroines and Harlots, and works as a researcher for the military charity, PTSD Resolution.

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The Medieval Anarchy: History in an Hour 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
fyresyne More than 1 year ago
I have never been disappointed in the content of the the Histry in an Hour series, and Medival Anarchy is well worth the read. However, maps of the major battle sites and strongholds of the competing forces would have been a valued addition to the written descriptions. That said, kudos to the author for making clear the complex relationships within and amongst 12th century Norman - English royal families.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
*she follows.*
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Layla rolled in, waiting.