The Restless Kings by Nick Barratt

The Restless Kings

In The Restless Kings Nick Barratt presents the tumultuous struggle for supremacy between the first Plantagenet king, Henry II, and his four sons - a drama that tore apart the most powerful family in western Europe and shaped the future of two nations.As well as exploring the personalities and crises facing these extraordinary people as a family, The Restless Kings follows them as they raced around western Europe, struggling to hold together a va...


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TitleThe Restless Kings
ISBN9780571329106
Author
Release DateJan 15th, 2019
PublisherFaber Faber
LanguageEnglish
GenreHistory, Nonfiction, European Literature, British Literature, Historical, Medieval
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  • Blair Hodgkinson
    2019-01-01
    This history jumps all over the place from endings to beginnings to middle of reign back and forth through the years of Henry II, Richard I and John. In some books that jumping around format would be the kiss of death but Barratt manages it very nicely and produces a very readable study of the reigns of the three "restless kings".
  • Jasmine
    2018-11-23
    A rather interesting and fascinating read about the Angevin Kings and how they have shaped our modern world. Thoroughly enjoyable