Royal Warriors: A Military History of the British Monarchy, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Royal Warriors

A Military History of the British Monarchy, 1st Edition

By Charles Carlton

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192 pages

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Hardback: 9780582472655
pub: 2003-11-13
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"War is the trade of kings" John Dryden.

War and monarchy are two of the most important and resonant topics in British History. This exciting new book explores the role that kings and queens have played in war, and how war has shaped the monarchy. Aimed explicitly at the general reader, the book delves into the truth behind the myths, and uncovers some fascinating facts about our iconic soldier kings and queens.

Table of Contents

I The Trade of Kings II A Fatal Day to England III With Grace and Might of Chivalry IV No other aim or thought than war V To threaten bold presumptuous kings with war VI And he marched them down again VII Looking them in the face

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HIS000000
HISTORY / General
HIS015000
HISTORY / Europe / Great Britain
HIS027000
HISTORY / Military / General