The Hollow Crown

The Hollow Crown

A History of Britain in the Late Middle Ages

Book - 2005
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The extraordinary world so brilliantly re-created in The Hollow Crown was a turbulent and dangerous one. England was racked by famine, rebellion, civil war, and plagueawith the descent of the Black Death and the horrific, ultimately futile bloodbath of the Hundred Years Waraand yet, despite the turmoil, this period left a magnificent artistic and literary legacy, creating a recognizable spoken and written form of the English language. Ranging from peasant to king, from field to fortressaincluding the events that are part of the modern worldas collective imagination, not least through Shakespeareas history playsaThe Hollow Crown brings the texture of late medieval England to life.
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2005
ISBN: 9780143035756
0143035754
Branch Call Number: DA245 .R83 2005
Characteristics: p. ; cm

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