The Three Edwards: War and State in England, 1272-1377

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Psychology Press, 2003 - History - 300 pages
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This book is an excellent introduction to this eventful  period in history, offering students of history and the Middle Ages a fascinating insight into the reigns of three very different sovereigns:

* Edward I - a confident and masterful conqueror of Wales
* Edward II - defeated by the Scots, humiliated and deposed
* Edward III - triumphant against the French, but reigned through the ravages of plague.

The book focuses on each king's approach to war - an essential determinant of political and constitutional development, and emphasizes how the importance of war stretches far beyond the traditional boundaries of military history.

For any student or researcher of history and the Middle Ages, this highly acclaimed book provides excellent research and course study opportunities.
  

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Very good and easy to read overview of the political history of England (with some attention for the rest of Britain and France as well) for roughlycthe period 1270-1370. Read full review

Contents

Edward I
5
The War against the Scots
39
The Incompetent King
71
The Development of Parliament
102
The Nobility
121
The Hundred Years War
146
War Profits and Chivalry
168
The Domestic Policies of Edward III
191
The FourteenthCentury Economy
219
The Years of Decline 136077
245
Genealogical Tables I The House of Plantagenet
268
Glossary
275
Further Reading
284
Index
291
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