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The Life and Campaigns of the Black Prince: From Contemporary Letters, Diaries and Chronicles, Including Chandos Herald's Life of the Black Prince
Froissart's chronicles of the Black Prince, penned thirty years after his death, form our image of this legendary figure. This volume draws on contemporary sources.
Hardcover, 148 pages
Published October 30th 1997 by Boydell Press
(first published January 1st 1979)
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not really my thing. basically descriptions of battles told over and over from different sources. sounds like they mostly ran around the countryside looting and setting fire to the place, looking for the other guy's army to fight. I kept thinking about the poor people getting their crops wiped out by both sides.
Richard William Barber (born 1941) is a prominent British historian who has been writing and publishing in the field of medieval history and literature ever since his student days. He has specialised in the Arthurian legend, beginning with a general survey, Arthur of Albion, in 1961, which is still in print in a revised edition. His other major interest is historical biography; he has published on ...moreMore about Richard Barber...