The exceptional tale of one of the crucial largest warror-princes of the Center A while―and an unforgettable vibrant portrait of conflict and chivalry within the fourteenth century.
As a kid he was once given his personal swimsuit of armor; on the age of 16, he helped defeat the French at Crécy. At Poitiers, in 1356, his victory over King John II of France pressured the French right into a humiliating give up that marked the zenith of England’s dominance within the Hundred Years Struggle. As lord of Aquitaine, he dominated a limiteless swathe of territory around the west and southwest of France, keeping an impressive courtroom at Bordeaux that mesmerized the courageous however unruly Gascon the Aristocracy and drew them like moths to the flame of his lead to.
He was once Edward of Woodstock, eldest son of Edward III, and higher identified to posterity as “the Black Prince.” His army achievements captured the creativeness of Europe: heralds and chroniclers referred to as him “the flower of all chivalry” and “the embodiment of all valor.”
But what was once the actual nature of the person at the back of the chivalric fantasy, and of the violent however pious international during which he lived?
5 pages of maps/eight pages of colour illustrations