William Rufus - The English Monarchs Series (Paperback)Frank Barlow (author)
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A boisterous man, William had many friends and none of the cold cruelty of most medieval monarchs. He was famous for his generosity and courage and generally known to be homosexual. Licentious, eccentric, and outrageous, his court was attacked at the time by Anselm, archbishop of Canterbury, and later by censorious historians. This highly readable account of William Rufus and his brief but important reign is an essential volume for readers with an interest in Anglo-Saxon and medieval history or in the lives of extraordinary monarchs.
Publisher: Yale University Press
Number of pages: 512
Weight: 820 g
Dimensions: 237 x 159 x 40 mm
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