Henry V: The Practice of Kingship

Henry V: The Practice of Kingship[Reading] ➷ Henry V: The Practice of Kingship Author Gerald Leslie Harriss – Oaklandjobs.co.uk Henry V has traditionally figured as a national hero whose victory at Agincourt made him the epitome of medieval chivalry This volume by leading scholars on the period seeks to assess him in a wider p Henry V The Practice ePUB ✓ has traditionally figured as a national hero whose victory at Agincourt made him the epitome of medieval chivalry This volume by leading scholars on the period seeks to assess him in a wider perspective as a ruler and presents a reappraisal of his government. Henry V The Practice of Kingship is a collection of essays about the aspects of Henry V’s policies and approaches to the role of king This is uite old first published in 1984 and out of print now but the essays are still incredibly revealing informative and surprisingly readable The contributors include trustworthy historians such as G L Harriss and Christopher Allmand and their arguments are clear and reasonable This is not necessarily a revaluation of Henry V’s reign and kingship along the lines of “just another despot and war criminal” – which to be honest I’ve never found very credible – but it is a nuanced take sometimes critical of Henry other times reaffirming why he was so well regarded in his lifetime

Henry V: The Practice of Kingship eBook Ï The
  • Paperback
  • 233 pages
  • Henry V: The Practice of Kingship
  • Gerald Leslie Harriss
  • English
  • 01 January 2016
  • 9780750904360