The Wars of the Roses: The Soldiers' Experience (Revealing History)

The Wars of the Roses: The Soldiers' Experience (Revealing History)

by Anthony Goodman (Author)

Synopsis

Presents the history of the Wars of the Roses from the common soldiers' perspective. Historians have researched the motives and fortunes of kings, nobles and gentlemen in the Wars of the Roses, that bewildering sequence of rebellions fought between 1455 and 1485.

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Format: Paperback
Pages: 288
Publisher: NPI Media Group
Published: 01 Apr 2006

ISBN 10: 0752437313
ISBN 13: 9780752437316

Media Reviews
'Irresistible... sheds light on the lot of the common soldier as never before' ALISON WEIR; 'A new history of the Wars of the Roses viewed from the ordinary soldiers' perspective makes grim but fascinating reading' BBC HISTORY MAGAZINE.
Author Bio
Anthony Goodman was, until his recent retirement, Professor of Medieval History at the University of Edinburgh. His other books include John of Gaunt, Richard II: The Art of Kingship, War and Border Societies in the Middle Ages, The Wars of the Roses: Military Activity and English Society, 1452-97, and History of England from Edward II to James I. His next book Margaret of Anjou: England's Warrior Queen will also be published by Tempus. He lives in Edinburgh.