Warwick the Kingmaker

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John Wiley & Sons, Apr 15, 2008 - History - 364 pages
This book illuminates Warwick's character and motivation, showing that he was an emotional, charming, and popular man with a strong sense of family loyalty. It is the first full study of this compelling figure within the context of political life in late medieval England.
 

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Contents

1 The Legend of Warwick the Kingmaker
1
2 The Formative Years
7
3 Earl of Warwick
31
4 The Polarization of Politics 144954
64
5 Partisan Politics 14546
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6 Countdown to Civil War 14569
126
7 Fortunes First Wheel 145961
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8 The Rule of the Nevilles 14617
220
9 Dropping the Pilot 14679
255
10 Fortunes Second Wheel 14701
279
11 Terminus
311
Select Bibliography
314
Index
326
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Michael Hicks is Professor of Medieval History at King Alfred's College, Winchester, and Fellow of the Royal Historical Society. He has published extensively on late medieval England and local history. His recent books include Bastard Feudalism (1995); Richard III (2000) and English Political Culture in the Fifteenth Century (2002).

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