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Book Title: Agincourt: The King, the Campaign, the Battle. Juliet Barker|
The author of the book: Juliet Barker
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 355 KB
Edition: Hachette Audio
Date of issue: November 1st 2007
ISBN 13: 9781405503631
Read full description of the books Agincourt: The King, the Campaign, the Battle. Juliet Barker:Paperback. Pub Date: November 2007 Pages: 1 Publisher: Hachette Digital When Henry V and his 'band of others' defeated the assembled might of the French chivalry on a withrainy October day in 1415 for it and was a defining moment in English history. Against all the odds. 9.000 exhausted English men claimed victory from an army of 20.000 and for six centuries the battle of Agincourt has informed the nation's self-image and been celeated as a triumph of the underdog. But what is the truth behind the battle upon which so many legends have been built In this landmark study of Agincourt. prize-winning author Juliet Barker draws upon a huge range of sources to give a compelling account of the battle. But she also looks behind the action on the field to paint a portrait of the age. moving from the ambition of kings to the dynamics of daily life in peace and war. A mad king. murdero...
Read information about the authorJuliet R. V. Barker (born 1958) is a British historian, specialising in the Middle Ages and literary biography. She is the author of a number of well-regarded works on the Brontës, William Wordsworth, and medieval tournaments. From 1983 to 1989 she was the curator and librarian of the Brontë Parsonage Museum.
Barker was educated at Bradford Girls' Grammar School and St Anne's College, Oxford, where she gained her doctorate in medieval history. In 1999 she was awarded an honorary Doctorate of Letters by the University of Bradford. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.
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