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The Resource Henry IV, Chris Given-Wilson

Henry IV, Chris Given-Wilson

Label
Henry IV
Title
Henry IV
Statement of responsibility
Chris Given-Wilson
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Henry IV (1399-1413), the son of John of Gaunt, duke of Lancaster, seized the English throne at the age of thirty-two from his cousin Richard II and held it until his death, aged forty-five, when he was succeeded by his son, Henry V. This comprehensive and nuanced biography restores to his rightful place a king often overlooked in favor of his illustrious progeny. Henry faced the usual problems of usurpers: foreign wars, rebellions, and plots, as well as the ambitions and demands of the Lancastrian retainers who had helped him win the throne. By 1406 his rule was broadly established, and although he became ill shortly after this and never fully recovered, he retained ultimate power until his death. Using a wide variety of previously untapped archival materials, Chris Given-Wilson reveals a cultured, extravagant, and skeptical monarch who crushed opposition ruthlessly but never quite succeeded in satisfying the expectations of his own supporters
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Given-Wilson, Chris
Dewey number
  • 942.04/1092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
  • genealogical tables
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Yale English Monarchs
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Henry
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
Label
Henry IV, Chris Given-Wilson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The Great Duchy 1267-1399 -- A King at War 1399-1405 -- Recovery and Reform 1404-1410 -- Lancastrian Kingship -- The Pendulum Years 1409-1413
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xiv, 590 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9780300154191
Isbn Type
(hb)
Lccn
2015023658
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, genealogical tables
System control number
(OCoLC)911200037
Label
Henry IV, Chris Given-Wilson
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The Great Duchy 1267-1399 -- A King at War 1399-1405 -- Recovery and Reform 1404-1410 -- Lancastrian Kingship -- The Pendulum Years 1409-1413
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xiv, 590 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9780300154191
Isbn Type
(hb)
Lccn
2015023658
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, genealogical tables
System control number
(OCoLC)911200037

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