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In the steps of the Normans and Plantagenets

Leighton Houghton

In the steps of the Normans and Plantagenets

a journey round the British Isles in search of the church of the Middle Ages.

by Leighton Houghton

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Published by Rich and Cowan in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Plantagenet, House of.,
    • Normans -- Great Britain.,
    • Great Britain -- Description and travel.,
    • Great Britain -- History -- Medieval period, 1066-1485.,
    • Great Britain -- Church history -- 1066-1485.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 246-248.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA175 .H6
      The Physical Object
      Pagination256 p.
      Number of Pages256
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6065098M
      LC Control Number50001224
      OCLC/WorldCa4028132

      The House of Plantagenet (/ p l æ n ˈ t æ dʒ ə n ɪ t /) was a royal house which originated from the lands of Anjou in France. The name Plantagenet is used by modern historians to identify four distinct royal houses: the Angevins, who were also counts of Anjou; the main body of the Plantagenets following the loss of Anjou; and the Plantagenets' two cadet branches, the houses of Lancaster. Our Family History British Monarchs' Family Tree. Everyone Underlined in Red on this Chart is a Great-Grandparent. Thuse this is Our Direct Line of Decent on this Chart.

      History and Traditions: Norman and Plantagenet Weddings. pm. Susan. New Jersey, USA. Queen. Forum Posts: Member Since: Novem Offline. 1. History and Traditions: Norman and Plantagenet Weddings. Susan. Check out our articles on royals, past and present, at Royal Articles Index or by using the links above in. The book comes to an exciting climax in the age of chivalry, as Edward III saw England triumph in the Hundred Years War while plague stalked Europe, before the Black Prince and his beautiful princess Joan of Kent raised a son, Richard II, who would come to destroy the Plantagenet legacy.

        John was born, probably in the year , in Oxford. He was the fifth son of King Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine. He reigned as King of England from until his death in He succeeded to the throne as the younger brother of King Richard I. John acquired the nicknames of "Lackland" and "Soft-sword". The first Plantagenet king inherited a blood-soaked kingdom from the Normans and transformed it into an empire that stretched at its peak from Scotland to Jerusalem. In this epic history, Dan Jones vividly resurrects this fierce and seductive royal dynasty and its mythic s:


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