☆ The Capetians: Kings of France 987-1328 || ↠ PDF Download by ☆ Jim Bradbury


  • Title: The Capetians: Kings of France 987-1328
  • Author: Jim Bradbury
  • ISBN: 9781852855284
  • Page: 188
  • Format: Hardcover

  • Following the demise of the Carolingian dynasty in 987 the French lords chose Hugh Capet as their king He was the founder of a dynasty that lasted until 1328 Although for much of this time, the French kings were weak, and the kingdom of France was much smaller than it later became, the Capetians nevertheless had considerable achievements and also produced outstanding rulFollowing the demise of the Carolingian dynasty in 987 the French lords chose Hugh Capet as their king He was the founder of a dynasty that lasted until 1328 Although for much of this time, the French kings were weak, and the kingdom of France was much smaller than it later became, the Capetians nevertheless had considerable achievements and also produced outstanding rulers, including Philip Augustus and St Louis This wide ranging book throws fascinating light on the history of Medieval France and the development of European monarchy.
    Jim Bradbury
    Jim Bradbury born 27 February 1937 is a British historian specialising in the military history of the Middle Ages Bradbury lectured in history at Brunel University.enpedia wiki Jim_Bra


    Commentaires:

    Romulus
    Szkoda, że autor nie napisał książki wnikliwszej. Ale jako "krótka historia" Kapetyngów jest niezła.

    James Spurgeon
    It was great to read about my Capetian ancestors including Saint-Louis himself. This book is decent in giving a brief synopsis of the lead-up to the Capetian dynasty and the Capetian kings themselves. But it just seemed like a brief synopsis. It could have flushed out more details on the individuals and events. I guess I was expecting something along the lines of Dan Jones's "The Plantagenets" in terms of details and being an introduction to the people and events rather than just seeming like a [...]

    Ryan
    The Capetians: Kings of France, 987-1328Jim BradburyRead it in cheap laminated hard cover at 338 pages including Index and Bibliography.Jim Bradbury's The Capetians is a critical history of the books namesake, The Capetians of France who ruled successfully or at least continued until the end of the line in 1328, eventually giving away to house Valoise when they failed to have/produce any more candidates to the throne. It's interesting and Jim does a swell job covering the major contributions, is [...]

    Simon Jones
    Interesting to see things from the French perspective for historical events which are familiar from an English one, in particular the Angevin period and Third Crusade. Enjoyed it - leads nicely into the 100 years war.

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