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Chronicles

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Table of Contents

Chronicles Introduction

Acknowledgments

The Chronological Background

Book One (1322-77)

Prologue

The Beginning of a Reign

Deposition of Edward II and Accession of Edward III

The Scots Invade England

Edward III Does Homage to Philip VI

Preliminaries of the Hundred Years War

Battle of Sluys

The Order of the Garter

The Campaign of Crecy

The Siege of Calais

Black Death, Flagellants and Jews

Sea Battle off Winchelsea

The Siege of Breteuil and the Poitiers Campaign

Consequences of Poitiers

The Three Estates; the Free Companies

The Jacquerie

The Last Days of Étienne Marcel

Brigandry, Warfare and Predictions

King John's Return to England and His Death

The Battle of Montiel and Death of Peter the Cruel

The Sack of Limoges

The Turn of the Tide

Du Guesclin Appointed Constable

La Rochelle Goes Over to the French

John of Gaunt's Fruitless Expedition

The End of a Reign

Book Two (1376-85)

Papal Affairs and the Great Schism

The Great Schism

The Peasants' Revolt in England

Affairs of Flanders

Battle of Roosebeke

Charles VI Marries Isabella of Bavaria

Book Three (1386-8)

At the Court of the Count of Foix

The Haunting of Sir Peter

Reminiscences of the Bascot de Mauléon, Freebooter

The Tale of the Familiar

Preparations for a French Invasion of England

Trial by Combat

Richard II's First Struggle with His Uncles

John of Gaunt's Expedition to Spain

The Battle of Otterburn (Chevy Chase)

Book Four (1389-1400)

Queen Isabella's Entry into Paris

A Royal Visitation

Tournament at Saint-Inglevert

The Duke of Touraine in Trouble

The Death of the Count of Foix

Charles VI Goes Mad

Froissart Revisits England

The English in Ireland

Two Marriages

The Downfall of Richard II

The Murder of Gloucester

The Challenge and Bolingbroke's Banishment

Richard loses Control

The Return of Bolingbroke

The Surrender of King Richard

Richard's Abdication

Coronation of Bolingbroke

Plots against Henry IV

The End of Richard of Bordeaux

Notes in Form of Glossary

Map: France and Neighbouring Territories in the Fourteenth Century

Index of Persons

Product Details

ISBN:
9780140442007
Translator:
Brereton, Geoffrey
Designed:
Brereton, Geoffrey
Translator:
Brereton, Geoffrey
Designed by:
Brereton, Geoffrey
Designed:
Brereton, Geoffrey
Author:
Froissart, Jean
Author:
Brereton, Geoffrey
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Location:
Baltimore
Subject:
General
Subject:
Great britain
Subject:
History
Subject:
Medieval
Subject:
Continental european
Subject:
France
Subject:
Europe
Subject:
Hundred years' war, 1339-1453
Subject:
Flanders
Subject:
Burgundy
Subject:
Europe History 476-1492.
Subject:
Hundred Years' War, 1
Subject:
World History - Medieval and Renaissance
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Series:
The Penguin classics
Series Volume:
CN26
Publication Date:
April 1978
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
496
Dimensions:
7.76x5.18x.89 in. .76 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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