The Good King
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The Good King

René of Anjou and Fifteenth Century Europe
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ISBN-13:
9781349542017
Einband:
Taschenbuch
Erscheinungsdatum:
01.01.2008
Seiten:
284
Autor:
Margaret L. Kekewich
Format:
216x140x mm
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

List of Illustrations List of Maps Genealogical Table Introduction: 'Good' and 'Bad' Kings Anjou, Bar, Lorraine and Provence Naples: 'the Italian Wasp-Nest' The End of the Hundred Years War René's Court The Dissolution of René's apanage Conclusion: The Paradox of the 'Good' King' Bibliography
King René is little known beyond France, yet, through his controversial daughter Margaret of Anjou, he affected events in England during the Wars of the Roses. René's court rivalled Burgundy in its rich artistic culture and his claim to the kingdom of Naples started a process that led to enormous changes in the power structure of Southern Europe.