9780143127888

The Wars of the Roses The Fall of the Plantagenets and the Rise of the Tudors

  • ISBN 13:

    9780143127888

  • ISBN 10:

    0143127888

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 10/27/2015
  • Publisher: Penguin Books

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Summary

The dramatic and blood-soaked story of a tumultuous chapter in British history—from the New York Times–bestselling author of The Plantagenets
 
In this riveting follow-up to The Plantagenets, Dan Jones describes how the longest-reigning British royal family tore itself apart in a brutal blood feud and succumbed to the unlikely Tudors. Treachery and intrigue ruled the land. Some of the great heroes and villains of history were thrown together in these turbulent times—from Henry V, whose victory at Agincourt and prudent rule marked the high point of the medieval monarchy, to Richard III, who murdered his own nephews in a desperate bid to secure his stolen crown. A long-overdue corrective to Tudor propaganda, this masterful and compulsively readable narrative dismantles the Tudors’ self-serving account of what they called the Wars of the Roses.

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