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Edward IV (Penguin Monarchs)

The Summer King

A J Pollard author


Publisher:Penguin Books Ltd

Published:4th Jul '19


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Edward IV (Penguin Monarchs) cover

Part of the Penguin Monarchs series- short, fresh, expert accounts of England's rulers - now in paperback.

'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.

ISBN: 9780141989907

Dimensions: 181mm x 111mm x 9mm

Weight: 98g

160 pages