The Life and Reign of Edward the Fourth: King of England and by Cora L. Scofield,Fonthill Media,Ralph A. Griffiths

By Cora L. Scofield,Fonthill Media,Ralph A. Griffiths

Edward IV, (1442-1483) was once King of britain from four March 1461 till three October 1470, and back from eleven April 1471 till his loss of life on nine April 1483. In a turbulent international marred by means of civil battle, Edward, 4th Duke of York-with strong name to the throne-overthrew the corrupt executive of the vulnerable and feeble-minded Henry VI, environment the root stones for a powerful and wealthy England. He was once an capable and profitable king who rescued England from the distress of battle and created her with an organization, really appropriate and well known govt. Like his grandson, Henry VIII, he used to be tall and good-looking as a tender guy. additionally like his grandson he was once pleasure-loving, and in his later years he was once more and more arbitrary and avaricious. though this, he proved able to making a winning and hugely own monarchy which in lots of methods set the scene for the Tudor monarchs who governed in the course of the 16th century in the course of the bloodline of his eldest daughter, Elizabeth. Cora L. Scofield's volumes are a magisterial list of this reign. even though different biographies have seemed, none have changed this reliable paintings of scholarship. In his authoritative and best-selling biography of Edward IV in 1975, Professor Charles Ross acknowledged ' try ...has inevitably concerned a few foreshortening, and for information one needs to nonetheless confer with omit C. L. Scofield's intricate ...account of Yorkist international policy.'

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