Charles the Bold

Charles the Bold

The Last Valois Duke of Burgundy

Richard Vaughan, Werner Paravicini (foreword)

Paperback
$34.95

Boydell Press

Overview

Overview

Erudite but highly readable.... An attractive and timely repackaging of an unrivalled classic of Burgundian studies. MEDIUM AEVUM
Charles the Bold (1467-1477) was the last of the great Dukes of Burgundy. This historical and biographical work assesses his personality and his role as a ruler, and discusses his relationship with his subjects and his neighbours. It describes and analyses his policies, giving particular attention to his imperial plans and projects and his clash with the Swiss. The armies, the court and Burgundian clients and partisans are given separate treatment.

Details

April 2004
13 line illustrations
557 pages
21.6x13.8 cm
ISBN: 9780851159188
Format: Paperback
Boydell Press
BIC HBJD, 1DDF, 2AB, 3H
BISAC HIS037010, BIO006000, BIO014000
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This reissue of Vaughan's seminal series is welcome indeed. Nothing of this scale has been written before or since...on the Burgundian state.... Erudite but highly readable.... An attractive and timely repackaging of an unrivalled classic of Burgundian studies. MEDIUM AEVUM

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