Edward ii (Penguin Monarchs): The Terrors of Kingship [Audiobook] download free by Christopher Given Wilson

Edward ii (Penguin Monarchs): The Terrors of Kingship Audiobook download free by Christopher Given Wilson
  • Listen audiobook: Edward ii (Penguin Monarchs): The Terrors of Kingship
  • Author: Christopher Given Wilson
  • Release date: 2017/10/27
  • Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: History and Archaeology
  • ISBN: 9780141977966
  • Rating: 7.18 of 10
  • Votes: 349
  • Review by: Desmond Grubbs
  • Review rating: 7.62 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/18
  • Duration: 1H50M12S in 256 kbps (28.8 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-09-21
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: MP3, WMA, Apple Lossless, FLAC, WAV, MPEG4, AC3 (compression XZ, TAR.BZ, ZIP, RAR, ARC, CBC)
  • Total pages original book: 144
  • Includes a PDF summary of 14 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 10M22S (2.8 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: He seems to have laboured under an almost child-like misapprehension about the size of his world. Had greatness not been thrust upon him, he might have lived a life of great harmlessness.'The reign of Edward II was a succession of disasters. Unkingly, inept in war, and in thrall to favourites, he preferred digging ditches and rowing boats to the tedium of government. His infatuation with a young Gascon nobleman, Piers Gaveston, alienated even the most natural supporters of the crown. Hoping to lay the ghost of his soldierly father, Edward I, he invaded Scotland and suffered catastrophic defeat at the Battle of Bannockburn. After twenty ruinous years, betrayed and abandoned by most of his nobles and by his wife and her lover, Edward was imprisoned in Berkeley Castle and murdered - the first English king since the Norman Conquest to be deposed.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: British & Irish History, Biography: Historical, Political & Military, Medieval History, Biography: Royalty
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  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 15.33 USD
  • Dimensions: 129x186x19mm
  • Weight: 220g
  • Printed by: ALLEN LANE
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom

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