A great review of Henry III from Historyland.
Hardcover: 304 pages
Publisher: Amberley Publishing (15 Oct. 2016)
Appearance and handling:
Amberley has been producing some nice looking books this year. Henry III son of Magna Carta is a manageable length to read and a nice looking book to have. It’s light to hold and can take some abuse… (FYI no I don’t abuse books to see how much punishment they can take). The hardback has a classy frontispiece, a big gold crown gleaming against a moody backdrop and the title neatly fitted beneath. Inside there is one picture section with many author photographs of the usual medieval type, castles, abbeys carvings etc, but also a few reenactment snaps of the Lewes anniversary event. The pictures are full colour.
Let no one say that words are powerless when they are protected by men of violence. It is often bandied about that Magna Carta is…
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