Fashion in the Age of the Black Prince

A Study of the Years 1340-1365

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Author: Stella Mary Newton

Publisher: Boydell & Brewer

ISBN: 9780851157672

Category: Art

Page: 151

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A close study of clothes worn by aristocratic families and their households at the time of the Black Prince - and of Chaucer - showing Europe-wide influences.

The Life and Campaigns of the Black Prince

From Contemporary Letters, Diaries, and Chronicles, Including Chandos Herald's Life of the Black Prince

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Author: Richard Barber

Publisher: Boydell & Brewer

ISBN: 9780851154695

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 139

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Letters, reports, campaign diaries and the chronicles of Geoffrey le Baker and Chandos Herald document the life and dazzling exploits of the legendary Black Prince.

The Black Prince

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Author: Iris Murdoch

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 140902296X

Category: Fiction

Page: 432

View: 1948

WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY CANDIA MCWILLIAM The Black Prince is both a remarkable thriller and a story about being in love. Bradley Pearson, narrator and hero, is an elderly writer with a 'block'. Finding himself surrounded by predatory friends and relations - his ex-wife, her delinquent brother, a younger, deplorably successful writer, Arnold Baffin, Baffin's restless wife and engaging daughter - Bradley attempts to escape. His failure to do so and its aftermath lead to a violent climax and a most unexpected conclusion.

I Serve: A Novel of the Black Prince

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Author: Rosanne E. Lortz

Publisher: Rosanne Lortz

ISBN: 0979214548

Category: Fiction

Page: 372

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A Tale of ARMS, of DEATH, of LOVE, and of HONOR Set against the turbulent backdrop of the Hundred Years' War, I Serve chronicles the story of Sir John Potenhale. A young Englishman of lowly birth, Potenhale wins his way to knighthood on the fields of France. He enters the service of Edward, the Black Prince of Wales, and immerses himself in a stormy world of war, politics, and romantic intrigue. While campaigning in France, Potenhale develops an interest in Margery, a spirited lady-in-waiting with a close-kept secret. He soon learns that Sir Thomas Holland, a crass and calculating baron, holds the key to unlock Margery's mystery and possesses the power to overturn all of his hopes. When the Black Death strikes Europe, however, Potenhale realizes that the fiercest enemy does not always appear in human form. Seeing the pestilence as a punishment for the sins of his generation, he questions his calling as a knight and considers entering the cloister. Margery or the monastery? Torn between losing his soul and losing the love of his life, he finds friendship with a French knight who might-just possibly-help him save both.

Register of Edward, the Black Prince

Preserved in the Public Record Office

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Author: Great Britain. Exchequer. Treasury of the Receipt,Great Britain. Public Record Office

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Cornwall (England : County)

Page: N.A

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The Black Prince

And Other Stories

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Author: Shirley Ann Grau

Publisher: Open Road Media

ISBN: 1504047230

Category: Fiction

Page: 191

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National Book Award Finalist: A stunning collection of Southern short fiction by the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Keepers of the House. A family hides its poverty behind a façade of gentility. A mysterious stranger sows discord in a backwoods hamlet. A man leaves prison only to be drawn back into the darkness of his past. A young bride faces the choice of informing on her husband and his family or enduring a lifetime of deceit. These nine stories by Pulitzer Prize winner Shirley Ann Grau traverse the landscape of the American South, from New Orleans to the Louisiana bayou to the pine woods of Alabama, but their true territory is universal: the mysteries of the human heart. A dazzling portrait of the lovers and the criminals, the rich and the outcasts of the Deep South, these tales of passion, conflict, and destiny come from “a born writer if ever there was one . . . One reads these haunting, strikingly original stories with pleasure and excitement, enthralled by their power, amused by their melancholy irony” (The New York Times). This ebook features an illustrated biography of Shirley Ann Grau, including rare photos and never-before-seen documents from the author’s personal collection.

Edward the Black Prince

Power in Medieval Europe

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Author: David Green

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9780582784819

Category: History

Page: 283

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Edward the Black Prince was one of the most successful English commanders of the Hundred Years War. In this, the first new biography of the prince for nearly 25 years, David Green explores the importance of Edward's life.

The Black Prince's Expedition

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Author: H. J. Hewitt

Publisher: Pen and Sword

ISBN: 1473819091

Category: History

Page: 208

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Edward, the Black Prince, is one of the legendary figures of English history. The first son of Edward III and an outstanding military leader, he is famous for his decisive victory at the Battle of Poitiers, and he is one of the most charismatic characters of the Hundred Years' War. This classic study focuses on the crucial phase of his extraordinary career - his daring campaign against the French in central and southwestern France in 1355-7. H.J. Hewitt's work is one of the key texts on the Prince, and it will be fascinating reading for anyone who is interested in medieval warfare.

The Black Prince of France

A true story about the Man in the Iron Mask

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Author: Aivan de Moya

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 1462045251

Category: Fiction

Page: 432

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In the middle of the night, New York policeman Scott Dewitt answers a desperate phone call from his sister Larissa, who is living in Paris. Her boyfriend Claude has abruptly disappeared, and she can convince no one that foul play may be involved. Scott rushes to her and discovers the couple has become involved in a sinister conspiracy dating back centuries. Scott learns that the story of the Man in the Iron Mask is more than just a classic novel. It is a long-unsolved mystery at the center of a blackmail plot threatening the oldest, richest and most powerful families of Western Europe. Scott and Larissa must unveil the identity of the famous anonymous prisoner to find the missing man and save their own lives. They chase down a trail of clues, hidden messages and enigmatic symbols across France, England, Monaco, Italy, Switzerland and the Vatican, all the while pursued by a band of shadowy assassins. They discover shocking revelations about the crowned heads of Europe while fighting to survive. Inspired by true events, and based on extensive historical and scholarly research, the Black Prince of France takes the reader on a thrilling quest from the halls of 17th century palaces to the midst of a modern secret society. It is a plot deeper than the Da Vinci Code and darker than the Lost Symbol. It is the actual solution to the mystery of the Man in the Iron Mask...Learn the lengths to which the elite will go in order to ensure that their secrets, no matter how ancient, will remain secret!