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  1. Mr Tim Cole Mr Tim Cole says:

    Kindle Cnut PDF/EPUB Õ ã african american.co ã cnut ebok, penguin free, monarchs: mobile, north download, king epub, Cnut ePUBThe latest title in the acclaimed Allen Lane Penguin Monarchs title is Cnut the Danish usurper king who is acknowledged as one of our greatest ever monarchs he seized the English throne in 1016 after defeating the Saxon King Edmund Ironside at the battle of Ashington Thus the Saxon line of monarchs was replaced by the Danish invaders from across the North sea However as renowned medieval historian Ryan Lavalle makes clear in this concise and highly readable study is that Cnut was far removed from a brutish ignorant Viking thug In fact his reign which lasted for nearly twenty years transformed England into a affluent relatively stable kingdom for the Eleventh century and he became a renowned lawgiver who established a reputation as a man of honour and justice He is best remembered as the king who failed to turn back the tide of the sea but this false i


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    Kindle Cnut PDF/EPUB Õ ã african american.co ã cnut ebok, penguin free, monarchs: mobile, north download, king epub, Cnut ePUBIt’s interesting to see how different are the impressions this book makes I found it very hard going and definitely needed a fair amount of stoic fortitude or should that be ‘grim determination’? to carry on with it until the very end I’d read the book in this series about King Athelstan and had enjoyed it a lot but this one is written in a very different style it had a drier coldly academic feel with many very long sentences indeed which reuired several repeated readings due to frustrating syntaxWhilst I’m doubtful that as one reviewer has it no one at Penguin had read it before publication I do feel the author needed a much effective editor All this does beg the uestion that others have noted who are these Penguin Monarchs books written for? The Anglo Saxon era was so crucially formative in the construction of English identity that historians writing about the period for the general reader and their editors really need to pay close attention to trying to a


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    Kindle Cnut PDF/EPUB Õ ã african american.co ã cnut ebok, penguin free, monarchs: mobile, north download, king epub, Cnut ePUBCnut – The North Sea King Ryan Lavelle Allen Lane 2017 112pp xviThis is an interesting little book on a famous but relatively unknown king of England r 1017 35Cnut’s father was king of Denmark and had made himself king of England at the expense of Aethelred the “Unready” On his father


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    Kindle Cnut PDF/EPUB Õ ã african american.co ã cnut ebok, penguin free, monarchs: mobile, north download, king epub, Cnut ePUBCnut is one of the great ‘what ifs’ of English history The Dane who became King of England after a long period of Viking attacks and settlement his reign could have permanently shifted eleventh century England's rule to Scandinavia Stretching his authority across the North Sea to become king of Denmark and Norway and with close links to Ireland and an overlordship of Scotland this formidable figure created a Viking Empire at least as plausible as the Anglo Norman Empire that would emerge in 1066 Ryan Lavelle's illuminating book cuts through myths and misconceptions to explore this fascinating and powerful man in detailThis is the second book I have read in the Penguin Monarchs series and if I am honest I struggled to connect with this one Lavelle charts the story of Cnu


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