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Edward the Confessor Frank Barlow

Edward the Confessor By Frank Barlow

Edward the Confessor by Frank Barlow


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Summary

This biography of Edward the Confessor, first published in 1970, aims to rescue the image of the King from what the author sees as myth and bogus scholarship. Disentangling fact from legend, the text recreates the final years of the Anglo-Danish monarchy and examines England before the Normans.

Edward the Confessor Summary

Edward the Confessor by Frank Barlow

Frank Barlow's magisterial biography, first published in 1970 and now reissued with new material, rescues Edward the Confessor from contemporary myth and subsequent bogus scholarship. Disentangling verifiable fact from saintly legend, he vividly re-creates the final years of the Anglo-Danish monarchy and examines England before the Norman Conquest with deep insight and great historical understanding.

Deploying all the resources of formidable scholarship, [Barlow] has recovered the real Edward. - Spectator

Edward the Confessor Reviews

'Professor Barlow has constructed a remarkable book ... deploying all the resources of formidable scholarship, he has recovered the real Edward' - Spectator 'An intellectual exercise of the highest order' - The Times

About Frank Barlow

Frank Barlow was Emeritus Professor of History at the University of Exeter until his death in 2009.

Additional information

GOR006457261
9780300071566
0300071566
Edward the Confessor by Frank Barlow
Used - Like New
Paperback
Yale University Press
20110628
373
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The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins

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