William Marshal: Court, Career, and Chivalry in the Angevin Empire, 1147-1219

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Longman, 1990 - Biography & Autobiography - 233 pages
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This is an examination of the career of William Marshal, 1st Earl of Pembroke and Strigul. This book looks at his life serving under four different English monarchs, begining as tutor to Prince Henry in 1170, and finishing as regent for nine-year-old Henry III in 1216.

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An excellent analysis of the sources for the Marshal's life and career, a critical evaluation of the remarkable Histoire and the evidence of charters. The more thematic last third of the book is rather dry reading, however. Read full review

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The Problems of the Sources
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The Household Knight
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The Making of a Magnate 11861205
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Copyright

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