Henry V: The Scourge of God

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Viking, 1988 - Great Britain - 251 pages
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A new and startling look at Henry V, the heroic English warrior-king of Shakespeare's drama, reveals him to be an intolerant bigot who avidly persecuted and burned Protestants, a Machiavellian politician, and a ruler bent on securing his questionable clai

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The prose was stilted and there too much of comp writing. But overall goo reas Read full review

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This a very critical study of the reign of England's hero king, Henry V. The problem is not the criticism, some of which is valid, but the almost personal animus the author has for his subject, an historical figure dead for nearly six hundred years! Read full review


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About the author (1988)

Desmond Seward was born in Paris and educated at Ampleforth and St Catherine's College, Cambridge. He is the author of many books including The Monks of War: The Military Religious Orders, The Hundred Years War, The Wars of the Roses, Eleanor of Aquitaine and Henry V as Warlord.

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