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By: Waugh, Scott L.
Publisher: Cambridge at the University Press: 1991
Seller ID: 2289120
Top edge of jacket lightly bumped. Pencil underlining. 1991 Hard Cover. xi, 303 pp. The reign of Edward III is usually remembered for his stirring victories over the French and Scots. Yet these triumphs occurred against a domestic backdrop of economic upheaval, crime, high taxation and the Black Death. Edward's ability to pursue his ambitions amid such challenges shows the effectiveness of his leadership and the resilience of English institutions. This book examines the strains on English life in this remarkable era, and shows how an interlocking network of hierarchies at each level enabled Ed... View more info