Thanks to Shakespeare, Henry V is one of England's best-known monarchs. Or is he? The image of the young king leading his army against the French and his stunning victory at Agincourt are part of English historical tradition. Yet to understand Henry V we need to look at far more than his military prowess. While Henry was indeed a soldier of exceptional skills, his historical reputation as a king deserves to be set against a broader background of achievement, for he was a leader and a diplomat, an administrator, a keeper of ...

Henry V 2011, Yale University Press, New Haven

ISBN-13: 9780300073706

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Henry V 1993, University of California Press, Berkerley

ISBN-13: 9780520082939

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