The Death of Kings: Royal Deaths in Medieval England

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A&C Black, 1. jan. 2007 - 288 sider
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A King's death was a critical and highly dramatic moment, often with major political consequences. This is an account of what is known about the deaths of all medieval English kings.
 

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The Death of Kings: Royal Deaths in Medieval England

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Medieval England was not a good place to be a king, writes Evans--in an understatement--in this comprehensive study of the murders, battle deaths and accidental demises (and occasional death from ... Les hele vurderingen

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Death and Burial
1
Divine Punishment
33
The Corruption of the Body
61
Father and Son
87
Killing the King
119
Once and Future Kings
147
Royal Saints and Martyrs
175
Queens
207
Notes
229
Bibliography
261
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Michael Evans has lectured in medieval history at several universities in Britain and the United States. He is currently assistant professor at Central Michigan University, US. He published The Death of Kings: Royal Deaths in Medieval England in 2003(Continuum).

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