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The Life and Campaigns of the Black Prince

from contemporary letters, diaries and chronicles, including Chandos Herald"s Life of the Black Prince

by Richard Barber

  • 18 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Boydell Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medieval,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Europe,
  • European history: c 1500 to c 1750,
  • European history: c 500 to c 1500,
  • History / Medieval,
  • World history

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages148
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8277524M
    ISBN 100851154352
    ISBN 109780851154350

    Looking for The life and campaigns of the Black Prince - Chandos Herald Paperback / softback? Visit musicMagpie for great deals and super savings with FREE delivery today! The Black Prince Summary. The Black Prince opens with forewords by the novel's purported editor, P. Loxias, and its purported author, Bradley Pearson. Through those forewords, we learn that Bradley Pearson's narrative, "The Black Prince," describes events that happened kind of a long time ago, and that Bradley and Loxias met afterwards, in the more peaceful time that .

    The Black Prince is a brutal historical tale of chivalry, religious belief, obsession, siege and bloody warfare. From disorientating depictions of medieval battles to court intrigues and betrayals, the campaigns of Edward, the Black Prince, are brought to vivid life. Letters, reports, campaign diaries and the chronicles of Geoffrey le Baker and Chandos Herald document the life and dazzling exploits of the legendary Black Prince.

    Edward, Prince of Wales, known as "The Black Prince", the eldest son of King Edward III and Philippa of Hainaut, was born at Woodstock on the 15th of June Contemporaries called him Edward of Woodstock, and his surname of the Black Prince cannot be Royalty. The author has retraced on foot the routes taken by the Black Prince during the French campaigns of , enabling him to provide an entirely new dimension to the events. by Peter Hoskins.


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The Life and Campaigns of the Black Prince book. Read 8 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Froissart's chronicles of the Black Princ /5(8). Edward, prince of Wales and Aquitaine, known as the Black Prince, is one of the legendary figures of English history, victor of three great battles and a model of chivalry and courtesy.

Behind this image, which many of his contemporaries accepted and eagerly believed in, it is difficult to get at the realities of his character and of the life /5. The Life and Campaigns of the Black Prince: from contemporary letters, diaries and chronicles, including Chandos Herald's Life of the Black Prince [Barber, Richard] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The Life and Campaigns of the Black Prince: from contemporary letters, diaries and chronicles, including Chandos Herald's Life of the Black Cited by: 1. For of course every story of the Black Prince should begin with a visit to his what a wonderful story Michael Jones tells about the "flower of chivalry of all the world!" As a writer of historical fiction that spans this time period, I do so love the Black Prince for his life seems like such a perfect metaphor for fortune's wheel.5/5(6).

The Life and Campaigns of the Black Prince: from contemporary letters, diaries and chronicles, including Chandos Herald's Life of the Black Prince by Barber, Richard and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Life and Campaigns of the Black Prince: From Contemporary Letters, Diaries, and Chronicles, Including Chandos Herald's Life of the Black Prince Richard Barber Boydell & Brewer, - Biography & Autobiography - pages4/5(1).

'The Black Prince is one of the great romantic heroes of the Hundred Years War and in Michael Jones he has a worthy biographer. This is a clear-eyed and thrilling vision of the man behind the legend and a splendid introduction to one of the most fascinating periods in medieval history' Dan Jones 'Jones has done an excellent job /5(83).

The Life and Campaigns of the Black Prince: From Contemporary Letters, Diaries and Chronicles, Including Chandos Herald's Life of Pages: : The Life and Campaigns of the Black Prince - Folio Society edition from contemporary letters, diaries and chronicles, including Chandos Herald's "Life of the Black Prince": First printing.

Octavo; hardcover, with a silver-gilt upper-board decoration, silver spine-titling on a black label with decorations and endpaper maps; pp., top edge dyed grey, with Price: $   I reviewed this book here.

It’s very useful, not just because it recounts as many of the details of the Prince’s life as are known, but because it also has some interesting details about the Hundred Years’ War.

Barber has collected source material including campaign diaries, letters and Chandos Herald’s Life of the Black Prince in one.

The Life and Campaigns of the Black Prince - from contemporary letters, diaries and chronicles, including Chandos Herald`s Life of the Black Princ by Richard Barber,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(36).

Edward of Woodstock, known to history as the Black Prince (15 June – 8 June ), was the eldest son of King Edward III of England, and thus the heir to the English died before his father and so his son, Richard II, succeeded to the throne instead.

Edward nevertheless earned distinction as one of the most successful English commanders during the Burial: 29 SeptemberCanterbury Cathedral, Kent. The Life and Campaigns of the Black Prince translated and edited by Richard Barber A delightful unpretentious book that is composed from contemporary letters, diaries and chronicles to outline the activitis of the Black Prince in western France, where his exploits are still remembered and feared.

LIFE AND CAMPAIGNS OF THE BLACK PRINCE. Richard Barber. Edward of Woodstock, eldest son of Edward III, known as the Black Prince, is one of those heroes of history books so impressive as to seem slightly unreal.

His exploits were chronicled by Jean Froissart, writing three or four decades after the events he describes. The Life and Campaigns of the Black Prince: From Contemporary Letters, Diaries and Chronicles, Including Chandos Herald's "Life of the Black Prince".

Year Published:N/A. World of Books USA was founded in The Life and Campaigns of the Black Prince January 9 black and white, 1 line illustrations pages x cm ISBN: Format: Paperback Boydell Press. The Black Prince derives from a plan Anthony Burgess made for a novel in the early s, and then turned into a screenplay for a film that was never made.

It’s about the life and campaigns of Author: Colin Burrow. Michael Jones superbly brings to life the campaigns and battles which made the Black Prince's name. The hero and the villain were one man and Jones does justice to this complexity. The Times (London) Splendid.

Jones convincingly argues that Edward should not be too readily : Pegasus Books. The Black Prince by Michael Jones is a wonderful, comprehensive biography of one of the most controversial chivalric figures of history.

At first sight Edward of Woodstock, oldest son of Edward III, appears to have been born for war. His childhood, education and experience were all geared to him following in his father’s footsteps and waging war on France.

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[Richard W Barber; Chandos Herald.;].THE LIFE AND CAMPAIGNS OF THE BLACK PRINCE. by Richard Barber. Published by Folio Society. 1st thus. Nearly fine condition. From contemporary letters, diaries and chronicles, including Chandos Herald's Life of the Black Prince.The Black Prince is a brutal historical tale of chivalry, religious belief, obsession, siege and bloody warfare.

From disorientating depictions of medieval battles to court intrigues and betrayals, the campaigns of Edward, the Black Prince, are brought to vivid life/5(11).