Edward I -- one of the outstanding monarchs of the English Middle Ages -- pioneered legal and parliamentary change in England, conquered Wales, and came close to conquering Scotland. A major player in European diplomacy and war, he acted as peacemaker during the 1280s but became involved in a bitter war with Philip IV a decade later. This book is the definitive account of a remarkable king and his long and significant reign. Widely praised when it was first published in 1988, it is now reissued with a new introduction and updated bibliographic guide.
"A masterly achievement...a work of enduring value and one certain to remain the standard life for many years". -- Times Literary Supplement
"A fine book: learned, judicious, carefully thought out and skillfully presented. It is as near comprehensive as any single volume could be". -- History Today
"To have died more revered than any other English monarch was an outstanding achievement; and it is worthily commemorated by this outstanding addition to the ...corpus of royal biographies". -- Times Education Supplement
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Review: Edward I (The English Monarchs)User Review - Jan-Maat - Goodreads
A wide-ranging study that is rich in details, the barrels of pennies transports to pay soldiers, Hugo FitzHey who owed the knight service of himself a bow and an arrow and the construction of castles ... Read full review
Review: Edward I (The English Monarchs)User Review - Jeremy Perron - Goodreads
Michael Preswich's Edward I is a great book with only one flaw. One the biggest questions, to me, about King Edward I is: exactly why is he called Edward 'the First' when there was not one, not two ... Read full review
The Green Tree 123958
The Leopard 12587o
The King in his Prime
Coronation and Consolidation
The King and his family
The Royal Household
The Conquest of Wales
The Later Years
Before the Storm 128994
The Great Cause 12912
The War with France 12948
The Years of Crisis 12948
Council and Parliament
The Scottish Wars 129613o7
The Last Years 129813o7
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Edward I of England - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Edward I (17 June 1239 – 7 July 1307), popularly known as Longshanks , also as "Edward the Lawgiver" or "the English Justinian" because of his legal ...
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Edward I of England: Biography and Much More from Answers.com
Edward I Edward I (1239-1307), known as the 'Greatest of the Plantagenets,' was king of England from 1272 to 1307.
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JSTOR: War, Politics and Finance under Edward I
Prestwich looks at war, politics, and finance under Edward I to explain their parts in a reign long accepted as crucial in the development of English law, ...
Edward I, Longshanks - "The English Justinian" [Suggested Reading]
Edward I, Longshanks: brief biography, resources. ... Edward I--one of the outstanding monarchs of the English Middle Ages--pioneered legal and ...
Further reading: Edward I by Michael Prestwich (Yale University Press, 1997). Coronation. When Henry III died in 1272 he was succeeded by his son, Edward I. ...
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Courtly Lives ... Edward I
Descendants of Edward I Written and researched by Margaret Odrowaz-Sypniewska. Since many people can claim descent to Edward I, I decided to put a chart ...
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Monarchy - Edward I
Account of the life of 'Llywelyn the Last' – the last native prince of Wales – and his conflicts with Edward I. Part of a website celebrating Welsh castles, ...
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Edward I's Welsh Castles
Secondary sources specifically examining the social and historical role of these castles are few and far between, the most helpful being Edward I by Michael ...
Medieval England 1066-1399 - Seminar Programmes
a) Which historians have specialised in the reign of Edward I ? How have their views changed ? What is the current view of Edward I ? ...
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War in History
Book Review: Under the Hammer: Edward I and Scotland, 1286-1306. http://wih.sagepub.com. The online version of this article can be found at:.
wih.sagepub.com/ cgi/ reprint/ 6/ 4/ 490.pdf