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King Henry V
Harold Frederick Hutchison
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King Henry V

3.46  ·  Rating details ·  13 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Hardcover, 287 pages
Published June 28th 1990 by Dorset Press (first published January 1st 1967)
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Dick Edwards
Jan 24, 2011 rated it liked it
Three years after Henry’s death at age 35, Katherine married Owen Tudor, by whom she had a son who was to become the father of King Henry VII. She died in 1437. This book calls for a new assessment of Henry. His victory at Agincourt was due more to French mistakes than to his own strategy. The decision to march to Calais was military folly. Following Jean de Arc, the French gained back all that they had lost, and left England in the War of the Roses. Henry was very religious, and very brave. Eng ...more
Jun 13, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Very good biography, succinct and direct while covering every important aspect of Henry's life. A deeper character analysis wouldn't hurt!
Taylor Kniphfer
Mar 30, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: history
A good short book on Henry V, which though critical of his character, took a very good military and political strategic look at Henry's French campaigns from 1415-1422.
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