Edward IV (Penguin Monarchs) : The Summer King Paperback / softback
by A J Pollard
Part of the Penguin Monarchs series
'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.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 160 pages
- Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 31/05/2019
- Category: Biography: royalty
- ISBN: 9780141989907
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