An Illustrated History of Late Medieval England
Manchester University Press, 1996 - History - 292 pages
The late Middle Ages (c.1200-1500) was an age of transition. The major events of this period - the Black Death, the Hundred Years War, the rise of Parliament, the depositions of five English kings between 1327 and 1483 - are examined in detail in this book.
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