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➶ [Reading] ➸ Conqueror's Son: Duke Robert Curthose, Thwarted King By Katherine Lack ➫ – African-american.co Duke Robert of Normandy eldest son of William the Conueror was one of the greatest kings England never had Instead his reputation was distorted by the English chroniclers to give legitimacy to the claDuke Robert of Normandy eldest son of William the Conueror was one of the greatest kings England never had Instead his reputation was distorted by the English chroniclers to give legitimacy to the claims to the throne of Robert s two brothers William Rufus and Henry I This man known to history as a rebel a lazy ruler and an incompetent idler is shown by Katherine Lack to have been the victim of a carefully constructed web of medieval spin He has had 900 years of.

Bad publicity as an undutiful son harassing his father with acts of insubordination and spending money so recklessly that he had to sell his lands in Normandy to his brothers The portrait that emerges in Conueror s Son is that of a worthy son of a great father whose peace making exploits on the Scottish borders faithfulness and courage as a leading crusader and return in triumph with a foreign beauty as his bride give a whole new dimension to our view of Englan.

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  1. JPS JPS says:

    PDF/EPUB african american.co Ò Conqueror's Son: Duke Robert Curthose, Thwarted King MOBI conqueror's pdf, son: book, duke book, robert ebok, curthose, free, thwarted book, king ebok, Conqueror's Son: free, Duke Robert epub, Duke Robert Curthose, Thwarted epub, Son: Duke Robert book, Son: Duke Robert Curthose, Thwarted download, Conqueror's Son: Duke Robert Curthose, Thwarted King MOBIIt has become somewhat fashionable among historians to come up with revisionist theories mostly in an effort to be original This book on Robert Curthose eldest son of William the Conueror is NOT that kind of book Rather it is a spitited effort to set straight the historical record and rehabilitate his much maligned memory It presents him as the victim of his two younger brothers in senses than one Both of them usurped his right to the throne of England with the youngest Henry the First finally taking Normandy from him and imprisoning him until his death almost 30 years latter Both and Henry I Beauclerc in particular blackened his name we would call this character assassination nowadays and made sure he was remembered if at all as rebellious weak undecisi


  2. Ostin H Ostin H says:

    PDF/EPUB african american.co Ò Conqueror's Son: Duke Robert Curthose, Thwarted King MOBI conqueror's pdf, son: book, duke book, robert ebok, curthose, free, thwarted book, king ebok, Conqueror's Son: free, Duke Robert epub, Duke Robert Curthose, Thwarted epub, Son: Duke Robert book, Son: Duke Robert Curthose, Thwarted download, Conqueror's Son: Duke Robert Curthose, Thwarted King MOBIA sympathic examination of the source material but which still leaves the uestion what is the truth between the lines? If all we have are chronicles written by clerics for the church andor sponsored by the contemporary 'State'; ie The winners then without a decent publicist Robert is always going to be the victim of a poor press


  3. JH JH says:

    PDF/EPUB african american.co Ò Conqueror's Son: Duke Robert Curthose, Thwarted King MOBI conqueror's pdf, son: book, duke book, robert ebok, curthose, free, thwarted book, king ebok, Conqueror's Son: free, Duke Robert epub, Duke Robert Curthose, Thwarted epub, Son: Duke Robert book, Son: Duke Robert Curthose, Thwarted download, Conqueror's Son: Duke Robert Curthose, Thwarted King MOBIKatherine Lack seeks to show that Robert Curthose was defrauded of his inheritance twice First by William Rufus and then by Henry All in all I found Lack's book entertaining and an interesting perspective It makes for a fast read with well written prose I agree with her main point that Robert Curthose was treated over harshly by the monastic chroniclers However I think some of her points must be taken as unsubstantiatedLack discards the testimony of monastic chroniclers like Orderic Vitalis in pursuit of her claims Orderic Vitalis was biased source but she discredits him completely I would recommend Frank Barlow's book William Rufus English Monarchs Series Barlow explores th


  4. J. Davies J. Davies says:

    PDF/EPUB african american.co Ò Conqueror's Son: Duke Robert Curthose, Thwarted King MOBI conqueror's pdf, son: book, duke book, robert ebok, curthose, free, thwarted book, king ebok, Conqueror's Son: free, Duke Robert epub, Duke Robert Curthose, Thwarted epub, Son: Duke Robert book, Son: Duke Robert Curthose, Thwarted download, Conqueror's Son: Duke Robert Curthose, Thwarted King MOBIWhy didn't William the Conueror's son succeed him as King of England? Historians have generally followed the judgement


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