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King John

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A definitive biography, published to coincide with the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta

Table of Contents

Section - i: List of Illustrations Section - ii: Family Tree Section - iii: Maps Chapter - iv: Preface Introduction - v: Introduction Chapter - 1: Lackland Chapter - 2: Ireland, 1185 Chapter - 3: Brother In Arms Chapter - 4: Troublesome Brother Chapter - 5: Winner Takes All Chapter - 6: Retreat to the Citadel Chapter - 7: Inside the Citadel Chapter - 8: The Citadel Under Siege Chapter - 9: Lord of the British Isles Chapter - 10: The Enemy at the Gate Chapter - 11: The Garrison Turns on its Leader Chapter - 12: The Walls Breached Section - vi: Conclusion Section - vii: Bibliography Section - viii: Notes Index - ix: Index

About the Author

Stephen Church is professor of medieval history at the University of East Anglia, and widely acclaimed as an expert on twelfth-century kingship, especially the reign of King John. He is a member of the council of the Society of Antiquaries and is actively involved in the national commemoration of the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta in 2015. He lives in Norwich.


All doubts removed: John was no good ... a fair and rounded picture of the king and his reign -- Allan Massie * Spectator * Scholarly and readable ... the John that emerges is still a tyrant, but a more complex figure in a complex time. * Daily Telegraph * Jaunty, authoritative ... [a] fine, timely study of English history's greatest pantomime villain. -- Dan Jones * Sunday Times * Church provides readers with a lively, nuanced and balanced account of the king, his family, upbringing and reign [...] Overall, this is a hugely enjoyable and beautifully researched biography. -- Louise Wilkinson * BBC History Magazine * Church's scholarly account restores complexity to the myth of John as a cruel, unstable ogre. -- Nicholas Shakespeare * Sunday Telegraph *

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