Cover of: History of King Richard the First of England | Jacob Abbott

History of King Richard the First of England

  • 336 Pages
  • 3.59 MB
  • 3053 Downloads
  • English
by
Harper , New York
Richard I, King of England, 1157-1199 -- Juvenile literature., Great Britain -- History -- Richard I, 1189-1199 -- Juvenile litera

Places

Great Br

Statementby Jacob Abbott.
GenreJuvenile literature.
ContributionsLincoln, Robert Todd, 1843-1926, former owner., Juvenile Collection (Library of Congress), Lincoln Collection (Library of Congress)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA207 .A22
The Physical Object
Pagination336 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6934036M
LC Control Number03029097

History of King Richard the First of England Paperback – Aug by Jacob Abbott (Author)Author: Jacob Abbott. History of King Richard the First of England: Abbott, Jacob: : Books. Flip to back Flip to by: 1. History of King Richard the First of England Hardcover – January 1, by Jacob Abbott (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: Jacob Abbott.

Description History of King Richard the First of England PDF

History of King Richard the First of England Unknown Binding – January 1, by Jacob Abbott (Author)Author: Jacob Abbott. History of King Richard the First of England Abbotts illustrated histories Biographical histories Nineteenth Century Collections Online: Children's Literature and Childhood: Author: Jacob Abbott: Illustrated by: Benson John Lossing: Publisher: Harper, Length: pages: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan.

History of King Richard the First of England. New York, Harper & Brothers [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Richard, King of England; Richard, King of England: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Jacob Abbott.

About Richard I: Richard the Lionheart was the son of King Henry II of England and Eleanor of Aquitaine and the second king in the Plantagenet line. Richard was far more interested in his holdings in France and in his Crusading endeavors than he was in governing England, where he spent about six months of his ten-year reign.

The History of King Richard III book. Read 25 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Be the first to ask a question about The History of King Richard III Lists with This Book.

statesman, and noted Renaissance humanist. He was a councillor to Henry VIII and also served as Lord High Chancellor of England from October /5. Richard I (8 September – 6 April ) was King of England from 6 July until his death. He also ruled as Duke of Normandy (as Richard IV), Duke of Aquitaine, Duke of Gascony, Lord of Cyprus, Count of Poitiers, Count of Anjou, Count of Maine, Count of Nantes, and Overlord of Brittany at various times during the same : $ History of King Richard the First of England.

New York: Harper, (OCoLC) Named Person: Richard, King of England; Richard, King of England; Richard, King of England: Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Jacob Abbott; Robert Todd Lincoln; Lincoln Collection (Library of Congress).

The History of King Richard the Third is Thomas More’s English masterpiece. With the help of Shakespeare, whose Richard the Third took More’s work as its principal model, the History determined the historical reputation of an English king and spawned a seemingly endless controversy about the justness of that s: This work by historian Jacob Abbott serves as the perfect primer on the life of King Richard I of England.

The book gives an overview of the life of the king, beginning with a history of Richard's mother, Eleanor of Aquitaine, and continuing through the adventures of his life. Richard I, byname Richard the Lionheart or Lionhearted, French Richard Coeur de Lion, (born September 8,Oxford, England—died April 6,Châlus, duchy of Aquitaine), duke of Aquitaine (from ) and of Poitiers (from ) and king of England, duke of Normandy, and count of Anjou (–99).

His knightly manner and his prowess in the Third Crusade (–92) made him a. New Richard III Mystery Comes to Light. After only two years in power, King Richard III of England was killed in at the Battle of Bosworth Field, when a force loyal to his rival, Henry Tudor. Buy a cheap copy of History of King Richard the First of book.

Free shipping over $ Buy a cheap copy of History of King Richard the First of book. Free shipping over $ History of King Richard the First of England. Rated stars. No Customer Reviews. Select Format. Paperback.

$ Paperback $ Select Condition. Like. Buy a cheap copy of History of King Richard the First of book by Jacob Abbott. Jacob Abbott () was an American writer of children's books. He was a prolific author, writing juvenile fiction, brief histories, biographies, religious Free shipping over $ History of King Richard I of England (Makers of History, #17) Published October 1st by Cosimo Classics Hardcover, pages.

This list of kings and queens of the Kingdom of England begins with Alfred the Great, who initially ruled Wessex, one of the seven Anglo-Saxon kingdoms which later made up modern England. Alfred styled himself King of the Anglo-Saxons from aboutand while he was not the first king to claim to rule all of the English, his rule represents the start of the first unbroken line of kings to.

Early years. Richard was the younger and only surviving son of Edward, the Black Prince, and his wife, Joan of e his father died prematurely inRichard succeeded his grandfather Edward III as king in June The king’s early years were overshadowed by the Hundred Years’ War, a prolonged struggle with heavy cost of the war led to the introduction in of a.

As king, Richard's chief ambition was to join the Third Crusade, prompted by Saladin's capture of Jerusalem in To finance this, he sold sheriffdoms and other offices and in he departed. Richard I (more commonly known as Richard Cœur de Lion or Richard the Lionheart) was a king of England who lived during the 12th century.

He is arguably best-known for the role he played in the Third Crusade. Although Richard earned a reputation for being a formidable military commander and warrior (hence his epithet, ‘the Lionheart’), he may be said to have been less. Richard I (8 September - 6 April ) was King of England from 6 July until his death.

He also ruled as Duke of Normandy, Duke of Aquitaine, Duke of Gascony, Lord of Ireland, Lord of Cyprus, Count of Anjou, Count of Maine, Count of Nantes, and Overlord of Brittany at various times during the same period.

He was known as Coeur de Lion, or Richard the Lionheart, even before his Author: Jacob Abbott. The first documented use of royal arms dates from the reign of Richard I (–). Much later antiquarians would retrospectively invented attributed arms for earlier kings, but their reigns pre-dated the systematisation of hereditary English heraldry that only occurred in the second half of the 12th century.

Lions may have been used as a badge by members of the Norman dynasty: a lateth. Books Advanced Search Amazon Charts Best Sellers & more Top New Releases Deals in Books School Books Textbooks Books Outlet Children's Books Calendars & Diaries History of King Richard the First of England (Illustrated) and over 8 million other books are available for Amazon : Jacob Abbott.

It was around Richard’s captivity in a castle, whose identity was at first unknown in England, that the famous romance of Blondel was woven in the 13th century.

Under the threat of being handed over to Philip II, Richard agreed to the harsh terms imposed by Henry VI: a colossal ransom ofmarks and the surrender of his kingdom to the emperor on condition that he receive it back as a fief. Parliamentary Origins in England.

Common Law: A Law of Real Property. See the Medieval Sourcebook: Medieval Legal History page; WEB Early English Laws Early English Laws is a project to publish online and in print new editions and translations of all English legal codes, edicts, and treatises produced up to the time of Magna Carta Richard of Bordeaux was the younger son of Edward, Prince of Wales, and Joan, Countess ofeldest son of Edward III and heir apparent to the throne of England, had distinguished himself as a military commander in the early phases of the Hundred Years' War, particularly in the Battle of Poitiers in After further military adventures, however, he contracted dysentery in Spain in.

Download History of King Richard the First of England FB2

Richard III’s reputation stands as one of the most evil men in history—a manipulating and murderous man who would stop at nothing to become king. Much of what modern scholarship knows of him stems from Thomas More’s critical biography, which itself proved the inspiration for Shakespeare’s play.

Focusing on the final years of Richard III’s life, Sir Thomas More depicts a man. After the death of his brother King Edward IV, Richard briefly governed as regent for Edward's son King Edward V with the title of Lord Protector, but he placed Edward and his brother Richard in the Tower (see Princes in the Tower) and seized the throne for himself, being crowned on 6 July [Kindle] more/5.

Richard II is a figure famous in England's national myths - the king who went insane, the narcissist, the tyrant of Shakespeare's play.

Details History of King Richard the First of England FB2

History regards his rule either as that of a superhuman monarch or a crazed and vicious ruler.4/5(13). Richard III In the History Books Non-fiction works about King Richard III -- his life, death, and rediscovery -- comprised primarily of books I have read or that have been recommended to me.

These books are, for the most part, sympathetic towards Richard as I am an unabashed Ricardian (and have been for more than 40 years).William Marshal, who served under Henry II and was favoured by Richard was sent to England to prepare for Richard's arrival.

Queen Eleanor was freed from prison and was to reign until Richard arrived. As King of England. O n the 20th of July Richard was girded with the Ducal Sword, and in August Richard returned to England. Henry II's.Richard begins the play as an extravagant, self-indulgent king. He exiles two feuding noblemen, Thomas Mowbray and Henry Bolingbroke, seemingly because Mowbray has been implicated along with Richard himself in the murder of Richard’s uncle Thomas of Woodstock, duke of Gloucester, while Bolingbroke, Richard’s first cousin, is a threat to the king because he is intent on avenging the death.