William Marshal, Knight-Errant, Baron, and Regent of England

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University of Toronto Press, 1933 - Biography & Autobiography - 305 pages
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For the first forty years of his life Marshal was a landless knight but by his marriage to the daughter of Earl Richard of Pembroke in 1189 he became a great feudal lord. His biography depicts the two extremes of feudal society. This edition was first published in 1933.

  

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William Marshal is one of those figures that if he didn't exist would have had to be invented. A landless knight who uses his extraordinary fighting skills and his uncommon common sense to climb the ... Read full review

Contents

John Fitz Gilbert
1
Squire and Bachelor
13
KnightErrant
30
Familiaris Regis
61
Associate Justiciar
82
The Kings Marshal 101
119
Lord of Longueville
125
Lord of Leinster
149
Earl of Pembroke
170
A Royalist General
192
Regent of England
228
The Death of a Baron
275
Index
291
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About the author (1933)

Sidney Painter was an American medievalist at Johns Hopkins University.