The First English Revolution: Simon de Montfort, Henry III and the Barons' War

The First English Revolution: Simon de Montfort, Henry III and the Barons' War

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Simon de Montfort, the leader of the English barons, was the first leader of a political movement to seize power from a reigning monarch. The charismatic de Montfort and his forces had captured most of south-eastern England by 1263 and at the battle of Lewes in 1264 King Henry III was defeated and taken prisoner. De Montfort became de facto ruler of England and the short period which followed was the closest England was to come to complete abolition of the monarchy… (more)

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Publisher: Continuum (August 23, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 208 pages

File size: 5.5 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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