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Life and Reign of Edward the Fourth

King of England and France and Lord of Ireland: Volume 1
  • ISBN-13: 9781781554753
  • Publisher: FONTHILL
    Imprint: FONTHILL
  • Author: Scofield, Cora L.
  • Price: AUD $55.00
  • Stock: 0 in stock
  • Availability: This book is temporarily out of stock, order will be despatched as soon as fresh stock is received.
  • Local release date: 17/08/2016
  • Format: Paperback (234mm X 156mm) 215 pages Weight: 1020g
  • Categories: Biography: royalty [BGR]British & Irish history [HBJD1]
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Edward IV, (1442-1483) was King of England from March 1461 until October 1470, and again from April 1471 until his death in April 1483. In a turbulent world, Edward Duke of York-with good title to the throne-overthrew the corrupt government of the weak and feeble-minded Henry VI, setting the foundation stones for a strong and prosperous England.
BOOK I-THE ROAD TO THE THRONE; 1 The Boyhood of Edward and the Beginnings of the Struggle between the Houses of Lancaster and York; 2 The Lords of Calais; 3 The Lords of Calais Invade England; 4 York's Failure; BOOK II-THE WINNING OF THE CROWN AND THE KINGDOM; 1 Edward take the Throne; 2 The Battle of Towton and the Coronation; 3 Gathering up the Reins of Government; 4 Foreign Relations and First Parliament; 5 Lancastrian Plots and other Anxieties; 6 Queen Margaret's Disappointment; 7 The Treachery of Percy and Grey; 8 The St Omer Diet: Queen Margaret's Second Disappointment; 9 The Overthrow of Somerset, Percy and Grey; BOOK III-THE STRUGGLE WITH WARWICK; 1 The Marriage Announcement; 2 The Coronation of Elizabeth Woodville and the Capture of Henry VI; 3 Burgundy or France?; 4 Gathering Clouds; 5 The Marriage of Margaret of York and Charles the Bold; 6 Warwick's First Failure; 7 Warwick's Second Failure; 8 Warwick's Triumph: the Readeption of Henry VI; 9 Edward's Triumph: the Battles of Barnet and Tewkesbury.
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