Tag: Biographies

Reviewed: Fixer and Fighter: The Life of Hubert de Burgh Earl of Kent by Brian Harwood

https://read.amazon.co.uk/kp/card?asin=B01M4INJH3&preview=newtab&linkCode=kpe&ref_=cm_sw_r_kb_dp_1E1fCbRSHDYWG&hideShare=true Pen and Sword Books: September 2016 Hubert de Burgh rose from obscure beginnings to become one of the most powerful men in England. He loyally served first King John and then the young Henry III and played a crucial role in saving the Plantagenet dynasty when it was at its most vulnerable. During King … Continue reading Reviewed: Fixer and Fighter: The Life of Hubert de Burgh Earl of Kent by Brian Harwood

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Reviewed: Henry V, The Conscience of a King by Malcolm Vale

Reviewed: Henry V, The Conscience of a King by Malcolm Vale

Published 2016, 308 Pages, Available as Hardback and Ebook More than just a single-minded warrior-king, Henry V comes to life in this fresh account as a gifted ruler acutely conscious of spiritual matters and his subjects’ welfare Shakespeare’s centuries-old portrayal of Henry V established the king’s reputation as a warmongering monarch, a perception that has … Continue reading Reviewed: Henry V, The Conscience of a King by Malcolm Vale

Julian of Norwich: A Very Brief History by Janina Ramirez

Julian of Norwich: A Very Brief History by Janina Ramirez

Kindle Edition Published 1st October 2016 by SPCK, 128 Pages. Over six hundred years ago a woman known as Julian of Norwich wrote what is now regarded as one of the greatest works of literature in English. Based on a sequence of mystical revelations she received in 1373, her book is called Revelations of Divine … Continue reading Julian of Norwich: A Very Brief History by Janina Ramirez