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Edward the Black Prince: Power in Medieval Europe

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The Black Prince was one of the most important figures of the medieval period: he claimed the major battles of the Hundred Years Wars. Dying before his father, Edward III, he left his young son, the future Richard II, to an uncertain destiny. Despite his untimely death, the Black Prince played an integral role in English, Welsh, Spanish and French political life in the mid ...more
Paperback, 283 pages
Published May 1st 2007 by Longman Publishing Group (first published December 2001)
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Nicole
David Green does an excellent job of synthesising the source material about Edward of Woodstock and information about what was happening in Europe during this time, and produces a book about Europe through the lens of one man's life.
JadedlilFecker
I'm honestly wondering how to incorporate the "Black Prince" into the novel, knowing he wasn't nicknamed as such until approximately a hundred years after his death.
Jordan
another book for school this one was better than most. Not a biography of Edward's life like I thought it would be! Review to come later.
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The Black Prince by David Green
Pearson | 2001 | ISBN: 0582784816 | 312 pages | EPUB

Description: The Black Prince was one of the most important figures of the medieval period: he claimed the major battles of the Hundred Years Wars. Dying before his father, Edward III, he left his young son, the future Richard II, to an uncertain destiny. Despite his untimely death, the Black Prince played an integral role in English, Welsh, Spanish and French political life in the middle years of the fourteenth
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David Green is Senior Lecturer in British Studies and History, Harlaxton College, and a regular speaker on medieval history at conferences and seminars in the UK, Ireland, and the US.
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