Description - William Marshal by David Crouch
Ruthless opportunist, astute courtier, manipulative politician and brutal, efficient soldier: this is William Marshal as portrayed by David Crouch in his widely acclaimed biography of 'the Marshal'. With the new translation of the contemporary epic poem, Histoire de Giuillaume de Mareschal, and newly discovered documents, David Crouch has substantitvely re-worked and expanded his original volume. Now fully illustrated, this second edition represents a complete reappraisal of the career and character of this remarkable man, and provides a riveting account of the realities of aristocratic life in the age of chivalry.
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(241mm x 164mm x 22mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
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Author Biography - David Crouch
David Crouch is Professor Medieval History at the University of Hull and author of several books including The Reign of King Stephen 1135-54 (2000) and The Normans: The Story of a Dynasty (2002).