Henry V: From Playboy Prince to Warrior King

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Henry V's invasion of France, in August 1415, represented a huge gamble. As heir to the throne, he had been a failure, cast into the political wilderness amid rumours that he planned to depose his father. Despite a complete change of character as king - founding monasteries, persecuting heretics, and enforcing the law to its extremes - little had gone right since. He was insecure in his kingdom, his reputation low. On the eve of his departure for France, he uncovered a plot by some of his closest associates to remove him ...

Henry V: From Playboy Prince to Warrior King 2015, Allen Lane, London

ISBN-13: 9780141978710

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