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Edward IV (Penguin Monarchs) : The Summer King, Paperback / softback Book

Edward IV (Penguin Monarchs) : The Summer King Paperback / softback

Part of the Penguin Monarchs series

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'Edward was a man of considerable charm, who perhaps relied too much upon that charm to keep tensions within his entourage at bay' In 1461 Edward earl of March, a handsome, charismatic eighteen-year old, usurped the English throne during the first and most fierce of the Wars of the Roses.

The years that followed witnessed a period that has been described as a golden age.

Yet, argues A. J. Pollard, Edward was a man of limited vision, who squandered his talents and failed to secure his own dynasty.

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  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 160 pages
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Biography: royalty
  • ISBN: 9780141989907

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