The Balliol Dynasty
By (author) Amanda Beam
Normal Price: $93.00
Your Price: $83.70 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $9.30! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $4.19 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Balliol Dynasty by Amanda Beam
Book DescriptionThis study examines the political ambitions and influences of the Balliol dynasty in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries in Scotland, England and France. The generally accepted opinion in previous historiography was that John II, King of Scots from 1292 to 1296, and Edward Balliol were politically weak men and unsuccessful kings. In a reassessment of the patriarch of the family, the Balliols are revealed as committed English lords and loyal servants of the kings of England, underlining how the family has been unfairly judged for centuries by both chroniclers and historians, who have assessed them as Scottish kings rather than as English lords.Despite the forfeiture of the Balliol estates in England and Scotland in 1926, John II and Edward retained close relationships with the successive English kings and used these connections to fuel their political ambitions. Their kingships illustrate their desires to recover some influence in English politics which the family had enjoyed in the mid-thirteenth century. This re-evaluation of the Balliols highlights their relationship with the English crown.
Buy Balliol Dynasty book by Amanda Beam from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9781904607731
(234mm x 156mm x 33mm)
Imprint: John Donald Short Run Press
Publisher: John Donald Publishers Ltd
Publish Date: 19-May-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Balliol Dynasty book by Amanda Beam and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Amanda Beam
Amanda Beam was born in Fort Smith, Arkansas. She graduated from the University of Arkansas in 2001 and completed her PhD at the University of Stirling in 2005. She is currently a research assistant in the Department of History at the University of Glasgow.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-2pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.