Neither a feckless knight-errant nor a king who neglected his kingdom, Richard I was in reality a masterful and businesslike ruler.
In this wholly rewritten version of a classic account of the reign of Richard The Lionheart, John Gillingham scrutinizes the reasons for the King's fluctuating reputation over successive centuries and provides a convincing new interpretation of the significance of the reign.
This edition includes a complete annotation and expanded bibliography.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 400 pages, 22 b-w illus.
- Publisher: Yale University Press
- Publication Date: 11/01/2002
- Category: Biography: historical, political & military
- ISBN: 9780300094046