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Kings in the North: The House of Percy in British History

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Kings in the North: The House of Percy in British History - Rose, Alexander
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The House of Percy resounds throughout Shakespeare's history plays, the Wars of the Roses and the centuries-long Anglo-Scottish Wars. In the Middle Ages, the earls of Northumberland were famed, or notorious, as the Kings in the North, a region they ran almost as an hereditary domain. Alexander Rose traces the history of this ancient and sometimes haughty dynasty, from the moment William de Percy stepped into England alongside William the Conqueror to the waning of the medieval era after the Battle of Bosworth in 1485. The ...

Kings in the North: The House of Percy in British History 2003, Weidenfeld & Nicolson History, London

ISBN-13: 9781842124857

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Kings in the North: The House of Percy in British History 2002, George Weidenfeld & Nicholson

ISBN-13: 9780297818601

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