The Perfect King: The Life of Edward III, Father of the English Nation
He ordered his uncle to be beheaded, and usurped his fatherís throne. Yet under his rule, England experienced its longest period of domestic peace in the Middle Ages. In this first full biography of Edward III (1327-77), he emerges as the father of the English nation and the English people.
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Review: The Perfect King: The Life of Edward III, Father of the English NationUser Review - Christine - Goodreads
Really enjoyed it, but the fact that I could put it down, and did, tells me something was slightly off...though I couldn't tell you what. Liked it enough that it's part of my "re-read" pile. Read full review
Review: The Perfect King: The Life of Edward III, Father of the English NationUser Review - Nola - Goodreads
Another enjoyable biography by Roger Mortimer. As with other works, this was cleanly written, filed with facts but related essentially as a narrative. There are a few points I take issue with, but overall very well done. Read full review