The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses and the Rise of the Tudors 0571288081, 9780571288083, 9780571288090

The fifteenth century experienced the longest and bloodiest series of civil wars in British history. The crown of Englan

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The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses and the Rise of the Tudors
 0571288081, 9780571288083, 9780571288090

Table of contents :
Title Page
Dedication
List of Illustrations
Maps
Genealogical Tables
Note on Names, Money and Distances
Epigraph
Introduction: The Wars of the Roses?
I: BEGINNINGS (1420–1437)
1. King of All the World
2. We Were in Perfect Health
3. Born to Be King
4. Oweyn Tidr
II: WHAT IS A KING? (1437–1455)
5. My Lord of Suffolk’s Good Lordship
6. A Dear Marriage
7. Away, Traitors, Away!
8. Then Bring In the Duke of York
9. Smitten with a Frenzy
III: THE HOLLOW CROWN (1455–1471)
10. Princess Most Excellent
11. Suddenly Fell Down the Crown
12. Havoc
13. The Noble and the Lowly
14. Diverse Times
15 Final Destruction
IV: THE RISE OF THE TUDORS (1471–1525)
16. To Execute Wrath
17. The Only Imp Now Left
18. Judge Me, O Lord
19. War or Life
20. Envy Never Dies
21. Blanche Rose
Epilogue: How Many Men, in the Name of God Immortal, Have You Killed?
Notes
Bibliography
Index
Photographs
About the Author
By the Same Author
Copyright

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