Henry V: The Scourge of God

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Viking, 1988 - Great Britain - 251 pages
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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User Review  - Richard7920 - LibraryThing

This work, by an author who has written several volumes on the medieval period, is a short but informative account of the brief reign of Henry V of England. Although neither a biography nor a work of ... Read full review


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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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