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Lionheart and Lackland

King Richard, King John and the Wars of Conquest

by Frank Mclynn

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Published by Jonathan Cape .
Written in English


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Number of Pages368
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Open LibraryOL7414547M
ISBN 100224062441
ISBN 109780224062442

Richard I (8 September – 6 April ) was King of England from until his death. He also ruled as Duke of Normandy, Aquitaine and Gascony, Lord of Cyprus, Count of Poitiers, Anjou, Maine, and Nantes, and was overlord of Brittany at various times during the same period. He was the third of five sons of King Henry II of England and Duchess Eleanor of Aquitaine and seemed unlikely to Battles/wars: Third Crusade. Richard Plantagenet, King of England, was a brave soldier and a great Crusader. He won many battles against the Muslims in the Holy Land. He earned the name “Lionheart”. But he was not a good king. He didn’t like England. He spent about six months there during his ten year reign.

Buy Lionheart and Lackland by Frank McLynn online from The Works. Visit now to browse our huge range of products at great prices. Richard the Lionheart, the third son of Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine, was born at Beaumont Palace on 8th September He was the younger brother of Eleanor's first children, William IX of Poitiers (17th August ), Henry the Young (28th February ) and Matilda (6th January, ).

John was born to Henry II of England and Eleanor of Aquitaine on 24 December Henry had inherited significant territories along the Atlantic seaboard – Anjou, Normandy and England – and expanded his empire by conquering Brittany. Henry married the powerful Eleanor, Duchess of Aquitaine, who had a tenuous claim to Toulouse and Auvergne in southern France, in addition to being the Predecessor: Richard I.   Clip from the History Files which discusses the life and reign of King John of England. It also features Louis, a King of England who was crowned but never a.


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Lionheart and Lackland book. Read 34 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The author, known for a wide range of scholarly historical s /5. out of 5 stars Lionheart and Lackland-Frank Mcynn. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on Verified Purchase.

Only 4 stars since the book is rather long-winded. However, the detail is the result of meticulous research and although John comes off worse in the analysis he should since he was not a particularly wise king or just. It /5(12). Anyone who has seen The Lion in Lionheart and Lackland book will remember the vicious, compelling world of the Plantagenets and readers of the romance of Robin Hood will be familiar with the typecasting of Good King Richard, defending Christendom in the Holy Land, and Bad King John who usurps the kingdom in his absence.

But do these popular stereotypes correspond with reality?In this sweeping narrative, 5/5(1). Frank McLynn. Frank McLynn is a highly regarded historian, who specialises in biographies and military history.

He has written over 20 books, including critically acclaimed biographies of Napoleon and Richard the Lionheart. Other books includeStanley,and Marcus is a graduate of Wadham College, Oxford, and London University, where he obtained his doctorate.

Buy Lionheart and Lackland: King Richard, King John and the Wars of Conquest New Ed by McLynn, Frank (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.4/5(28). Get this from a library. Lionheart and Lackland: King Richard, King John and the wars of conquest.

[Frank McLynn] -- "Frank McLynn, known for a wide range of historical studies which are both scholarly and readable, has returned to the original sources to discover what. Anyway, "Lionhart and Lackland" is an excellent but very dense history of the famous kings Richard "the Lionheart" and John "Lackland", both sons of Henry II, one of the Plantagenet kings who ruled during the tumultuous 12th Century: the time of the Third Crusade, Saladin, the era of Robin s: Frank McLynn is a highly regarded historian, who specializes in biographies and military history.

He has written over 20 books, including critically acclaimed biographies of Napoleon and Richard the Lionheart. Other books includeStanley, 17 More about Frank McLynn. Lionheart and Lackland: King Richard, King John and the wars of conquest.

Frank McLynn. (including the subjects of this remarkable book, Richard and John). And readers of the romance of Robin Hood will be familiar with the type-casting of Good King Richard, defending Christendom in the Holy Land, and Bad King John who usurps the kingdom in 5/5(1). Lionheart and Lackland: King Richard, King John and the Wars of Conquest eBook: McLynn, Frank: : Kindle Store/5(12).

Buy Lionheart and Lackland by Frank McLynn from Waterstones today. Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Pages: Print book: Biography: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: Anyone who has seen The Lion in Winter will remember the vicious, compelling world of the Plantagenets and readers of the romance of Robin Hood will be familiar with the typecasting of Good King Richard, defending Christendom in the Holy Land, and Bad King John who usurps the.

Lionheart and Lackland, by Frank McLynn Why medieval historians prefer blonds. Frank McLynn's new book is almost a sequel to his the Year of. Lionheart and Lackland, by Frank McLynn This book shows us how the "empire" was inherently unstable. The king of England was also the Duke of Normandy, and thus the vassal of the king of Author: Murrough O'brien.

Lionheart and Lackland: King Richard, King John and the Wars of Conquest. by F. Mc Lynn (Author) New Paperback $ Synopsis. Anyone who has seen The Lion in Winter will remember the vicious, compelling world of the Plantagenets and readers of the romance of Robin Hood will be familiar with the typecasting of Good King Richard.

Title: Lionheart and Lackland: King Richard, King John and the Wars of Conquest Item Condition: used item in a very good condition. Books will be free of page markings. Will be clean, not soiled or Rating: % positive. Richard I (more commonly known as Richard Cœur de Lion or Richard the Lionheart) was a king of England who lived during the 12th century.

He is arguably best-known for the role he played in the Third Crusade. Although Richard earned a reputation for being a formidable military commander and warrior (hence his epithet, ‘the Lionheart’), he may be said to have been less successful as a : Dhwty.

Richard the Lionheart is, unequivocally, a hero in this exhibition. His younger brother John, on the other hand, is never in the exhibition referred to as a king or as ‘King John’, only by his epithet ‘Ohneland’ (‘Lackland’). Richard the Lionheart was born on September 8,in Oxford, England.

He was generally considered to be his mother's favorite son, and has been described as spoiled and vain because of it. Richard was also known to let his temper get the better of : Melissa Snell. JOHN I "Lackland" PLANTAGENET (King of England) Born: 24 DecBeaumont Palace, Oxford, England and youngest brother of Richard "the Lionheart".

He married twice with the first being a political move to a distant cousin Isabel of Gloucester; this was annulled. [S37] #93 [Book version] The Dictionary of National Biography: from the.

Lionheart And Lackland And The Wars Of Conquest. Written by Frank McLynn Review by Sarah Bower. This is a scholarly but somehow nostalgic look at the “Devil’s Brood”, the quarrelsome sons of Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine.John, byname John Lackland, French Jean sans Terre, (born c.

—died October 18/19,Newark, Nottinghamshire, England), king of England from to In a war with the French king Philip II, he lost Normandy and almost all his other possessions in England, after a revolt of the barons, he was forced to seal the Magna Carta ().Richard I, byname Richard the Lionheart or Lionhearted, French Richard Coeur de Lion, (born September 8,Oxford, England—died April 6,Châlus, duchy of Aquitaine), duke of Aquitaine (from ) and of Poitiers (from ) and king of England, duke of Normandy, and count of Anjou (–99).

His knightly manner and his prowess in.