The Resource Clash of crowns : William the Conqueror, Richard Lionheart, and Eleanor of Aquitaine : a story of bloodshed, betrayal, and revenge, Mary McAuliffe

Clash of crowns : William the Conqueror, Richard Lionheart, and Eleanor of Aquitaine : a story of bloodshed, betrayal, and revenge, Mary McAuliffe

Label
Clash of crowns : William the Conqueror, Richard Lionheart, and Eleanor of Aquitaine : a story of bloodshed, betrayal, and revenge
Title
Clash of crowns
Title remainder
William the Conqueror, Richard Lionheart, and Eleanor of Aquitaine : a story of bloodshed, betrayal, and revenge
Statement of responsibility
Mary McAuliffe
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Conflict between England and France was a fact of life for centuries, but few realize that its origins date from the time of the Vikings, when a Norse chieftain named Rollo established himself and his progeny in Normandy. In this compelling and entertaining history, Mary McAuliffe takes the reader back to those dark and turbulent times when Rollo's descendants, the dukes of Normandy, asserted their dominance over the weak French monarchy--a dominance that became especially threatening after Duke William conquered England in 1066, giving him a royal crown. Despite this crown, William the Conqueror and his royal successors remained dukes of Normandy, with feudal obligations to their overlord, the king of France. This naturally fostered an ongoing hostility between the French and English crowns that, as McAuliffe convincingly shows, became ever more explosive as the strength and territorial holdings of the English monarchs grew. Conflict erupted regularly over the years, and Eleanor of Aquitaine's desertion of one camp for the other only added fuel to the long-simmering feud. McAuliffe takes the reader back to this dramatic era, providing the fascinating background and context for this 'clash of crowns.' She offers colorful insights into Richard Lionheart and Eleanor of Aquitaine as well as lesser-known French and English monarchs, especially Philip II of France. Philip proved a determined opponent of Richard Lionheart, and their cutthroat rivalry not only created fatal divisions within the Third Crusade but also culminated in an incendiary faceoff at Richard's newly built Château-Gaillard, the seemingly impregnable gateway to empire. The outcome would shape the course of English and French history throughout the centuries that followed"--Provided by publisher
Title
Clash of crowns
Creator
Summary
Revisits the turbulent times when the dukes of Normandy asserted their dominance over the weak Frankish monarchy--a dominance that became especially threatening after Duke William conquered England in 1066, giving him a royal crown
Subject
Genre
Writing style
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10109598
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
942.03/20922
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DA207
LC item number
.M425 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/shared_resources
  • {'link': 'http://baldwin.library.link/resource/kaUeLf5CgD0', 'label': 'Baldwin Public Library'}
  • {'link': 'http://link.bed.ent.sirsi.net/resource/kaUeLf5CgD0', 'label': 'Bedford Public Library'}
  • {'link': 'http://bloomfield.library.link/resource/kaUeLf5CgD0', 'label': 'Bloomfield Twp Public Library'}
  • {'link': 'http://brighton.library.link/resource/kaUeLf5CgD0', 'label': 'Brighton District Library'}
  • {'link': 'http://calvincollege.library.link/resource/kaUeLf5CgD0', 'label': 'Calvin College Library'}
  • {'link': 'http://canton.library.link/resource/kaUeLf5CgD0', 'label': 'Canton Public Library'}
  • {'link': 'http://cadl.library.link/resource/kaUeLf5CgD0', 'label': 'Capital Area District Library'}
  • {'link': 'http://cass.library.link/resource/kaUeLf5CgD0', 'label': 'Cass District Library'}
  • {'link': 'http://cheboygan.library.link/resource/kaUeLf5CgD0', 'label': 'Cheboygan Area Public Library'}
  • {'link': 'http://link.cphlibrary.org/resource/kaUeLf5CgD0', 'label': 'Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library'}
  • {'link': 'http://link.crandalllibrary.org/resource/kaUeLf5CgD0', 'label': 'Crandall Public Library (Glens Falls)'}
  • {'link': 'http://link.cuyahogalibrary.org/resource/kaUeLf5CgD0', 'label': 'Cuyahoga County Public Library'}
  • {'link': 'http://link.dallaslibrary.org/resource/kaUeLf5CgD0', 'label': 'Dallas Public Library'}
  • {'link': 'http://deltacollege.library.link/resource/kaUeLf5CgD0', 'label': 'Delta College Library'}
  • {'link': 'http://link.dcl.org/resource/kaUeLf5CgD0', 'label': 'Douglas County Libraries'}
  • {'link': 'http://localhost:8000/resource/kaUeLf5CgD0', 'label': 'Douglas County Libraries'}
  • {'link': 'http://link.dunedin.kotui.org.nz/resource/kaUeLf5CgD0', 'label': 'Dunedin Public Libraries'}
  • {'link': 'http://emich.library.link/resource/kaUeLf5CgD0', 'label': 'Eastern Michigan University Library'}
  • {'link': 'http://link.epl.ca/resource/kaUeLf5CgD0', 'label': 'Edmonton Public Library'}
  • {'link': 'http://ferris.library.link/resource/kaUeLf5CgD0', 'label': 'Ferris State University Library'}
  • {'link': 'http://fountaindale.library.link/resource/kaUeLf5CgD0', 'label': 'Fountaindale Public Library'}
  • {'link': 'http://fremont.library.link/resource/kaUeLf5CgD0', 'label': 'Fremont Area District Library'}
  • {'link': 'http://gdl.library.link/resource/kaUeLf5CgD0', 'label': 'Genesee District Library'}
  • {'link': 'http://gracedow.library.link/resource/kaUeLf5CgD0', 'label': 'Grace A Dow Memorial Library'}
  • {'link': 'http://grandrapidscc.library.link/resource/kaUeLf5CgD0', 'label': 'Grand Rapids Community College Library'}
  • {'link': 'http://grandrapids.library.link/resource/kaUeLf5CgD0', 'label': 'Grand Rapids Public Library'}
  • {'link': 'http://gwinnettpl.library.link/resource/kaUeLf5CgD0', 'label': 'Gwinnett County Public Library'}
  • {'link': 'http://hackley.library.link/resource/kaUeLf5CgD0', 'label': 'Hackley Public Library'}
  • {'link': 'http://herrick.library.link/resource/kaUeLf5CgD0', 'label': 'Herrick District Library'}
  • {'link': 'http://link.houstonlibrary.org/resource/kaUeLf5CgD0', 'label': 'Houston Public Library'}
  • {'link': 'http://ioscoarenac.library.link/resource/kaUeLf5CgD0', 'label': 'Iosco-Arenac District Library'}
  • {'link': 'http://jackson.library.link/resource/kaUeLf5CgD0', 'label': 'Jackson County Public Library'}
  • {'link': 'http://joliet.library.link/resource/kaUeLf5CgD0', 'label': 'Joliet Public Library'}
  • {'link': 'http://kalamazoo.library.link/resource/kaUeLf5CgD0', 'label': 'Kalamazoo Public Library'}
  • {'link': 'http://link.kdl.org/resource/kaUeLf5CgD0', 'label': 'Kent District Library'}
  • {'link': 'http://link.laredolibrary.org/resource/kaUeLf5CgD0', 'label': 'Laredo Public Library'}
  • {'link': 'http://link.lplks.org/resource/kaUeLf5CgD0', 'label': 'Lawrence Public Library'}
  • {'link': 'http://livonia.library.link/resource/kaUeLf5CgD0', 'label': 'Livonia Public Library'}
  • {'link': 'http://macombcc.library.link/resource/kaUeLf5CgD0', 'label': 'Macomb Community College Library'}
  • {'link': 'http://madisonheights.library.link/resource/kaUeLf5CgD0', 'label': 'Madison Heights Public Library'}
  • {'link': 'http://link.ned.lib.tx.us/resource/kaUeLf5CgD0', 'label': 'Marion & Ed Hughes Public Library'}
  • {'link': 'http://link.massey.ac.nz/resource/kaUeLf5CgD0', 'label': 'Massey University Library, University of New Zealand'}
  • {'link': 'http://msu.library.link/resource/kaUeLf5CgD0', 'label': 'Michigan State University Library'}
  • {'link': 'http://monroe.library.link/resource/kaUeLf5CgD0', 'label': 'Monroe County Library System'}
  • {'link': 'http://link.nelson.kotui.org.nz/resource/kaUeLf5CgD0', 'label': 'Nelson Public Libraries'}
  • {'link': 'http://niles.library.link/resource/kaUeLf5CgD0', 'label': 'Niles District Library'}
  • {'link': 'http://nmc.library.link/resource/kaUeLf5CgD0', 'label': 'Northwestern Michigan College Library'}
  • {'link': 'http://novi.library.link/resource/kaUeLf5CgD0', 'label': 'Novi Public Library'}
  • {'link': 'http://link.orl.bc.ca/resource/kaUeLf5CgD0', 'label': 'Okanagan Regional Library'}
  • {'link': 'http://olc.library.link/resource/kaUeLf5CgD0', 'label': 'Ontario Library Consortium'}
  • {'link': 'http://perry.library.link/resource/kaUeLf5CgD0', 'label': 'Perry County Public Library'}
  • {'link': 'http://plymouth.library.link/resource/kaUeLf5CgD0', 'label': 'Plymouth District Library'}
  • {'link': 'http://portage.library.link/resource/kaUeLf5CgD0', 'label': 'Portage District Library'}
  • {'link': 'http://link.richlandlibrary.com/resource/kaUeLf5CgD0', 'label': 'Richland Library'}
  • {'link': 'http://riverview.library.link/resource/kaUeLf5CgD0', 'label': 'Riverview Public Library'}
  • {'link': 'http://link.rotorua.kotui.org.nz/resource/kaUeLf5CgD0', 'label': 'Rotorua District Library'}
  • {'link': 'http://royaloak.library.link/resource/kaUeLf5CgD0', 'label': 'Royal Oak Public Library'}
  • {'link': 'http://link.sailsinc.org/resource/kaUeLf5CgD0', 'label': 'SAILS Library Network'}
  • {'link': 'http://link.slcolibrary.org/resource/kaUeLf5CgD0', 'label': 'Salt Lake County Library Services'}
  • {'link': 'http://link.sfpl.org/resource/kaUeLf5CgD0', 'label': 'San Francisco Public Library'}
  • {'link': 'http://link.sccl.org/resource/kaUeLf5CgD0', 'label': 'Santa Clara County Library District'}
  • {'link': 'http://link.scpl.org/resource/kaUeLf5CgD0', 'label': 'Schenectady County Public Library'}
  • {'link': 'http://shorewoodtroy.library.link/resource/kaUeLf5CgD0', 'label': 'Shorewood-Troy Public Library '}
  • {'link': 'http://link.sno-isle.org/resource/kaUeLf5CgD0', 'label': 'Sno-Isle Libraries'}
  • {'link': 'http://stclair.library.link/resource/kaUeLf5CgD0', 'label': 'St. Clair County Library'}
  • {'link': 'http://stclairshores.library.link/resource/kaUeLf5CgD0', 'label': 'St. Clair Shores Public Library'}
  • {'link': 'http://sterling.library.link/resource/kaUeLf5CgD0', 'label': 'Sterling Heights Public Library'}
  • {'link': 'http://link.tscpl.org/resource/kaUeLf5CgD0', 'label': 'Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library'}
  • {'link': 'http://link.library.missouri.edu/resource/kaUeLf5CgD0', 'label': 'University of Missouri Libraries'}
  • {'link': 'http://link.wccls.org/resource/kaUeLf5CgD0', 'label': 'Washington County Cooperative Library Services'}
  • {'link': 'http://wmich.library.link/resource/kaUeLf5CgD0', 'label': 'Western Michigan University'}
  • {'link': 'http://link.wfpl.net/resource/kaUeLf5CgD0', 'label': 'Wichita Falls Public Library WFPL'}
  • {'link': 'http://link.worthingtonlibraries.org/resource/kaUeLf5CgD0', 'label': 'Worthington Public Library'}
  • {'link': 'http://yavapailn.library.link/resource/kaUeLf5CgD0', 'label': 'Yavapai Library Network'}
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
William the Conqueror, Richard Lionheart, and Eleanor of Aquitaine : a story of bloodshed, betrayal, and revenge
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/titleRemainder
William the Conqueror, Richard Lionheart, and Eleanor of Aquitaine : a story of bloodshed, betrayal, and revenge
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/titleStatement
Mary McAuliffe
Clash of crowns : William the Conqueror, Richard Lionheart, and Eleanor of Aquitaine : a story of bloodshed, betrayal, and revenge, Mary McAuliffe
Label
Clash of crowns : William the Conqueror, Richard Lionheart, and Eleanor of Aquitaine : a story of bloodshed, betrayal, and revenge, Mary McAuliffe
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Merlin's prophecy -- Turning point -- Rollo the Viking -- Fathers and sons -- The Virgin and the Queen -- The golden table of Sicily -- To Jerusalem! -- The lion at bay -- A world of enemies -- Lionheart's return -- The rock of Andely -- The treasure of Châlus -- Philip and John -- Lionheart's proud daughter
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiii, 265 p.
Isbn
9781442214736
Isbn Type
(electronic)
Lccn
2011050778
Note
cat49
Other physical details
ill., map
http://library.link/vocab/shared_resources
  • {'link': 'http://link.bed.ent.sirsi.net/resource/UvkniUF-kMY', 'label': 'Bedford Public Library'}
  • {'link': 'http://link.dallaslibrary.org/resource/UvkniUF-kMY', 'label': 'Dallas Public Library'}
  • {'link': 'http://link.dcl.org/resource/UvkniUF-kMY', 'label': 'Douglas County Libraries'}
  • {'link': 'http://localhost:8000/resource/UvkniUF-kMY', 'label': 'Douglas County Libraries'}
  • {'link': 'http://link.epl.ca/resource/UvkniUF-kMY', 'label': 'Edmonton Public Library'}
  • {'link': 'http://link.laredolibrary.org/resource/UvkniUF-kMY', 'label': 'Laredo Public Library'}
  • {'link': 'http://link.lplks.org/resource/UvkniUF-kMY', 'label': 'Lawrence Public Library'}
  • {'link': 'http://link.massey.ac.nz/resource/UvkniUF-kMY', 'label': 'Massey University Library, University of New Zealand'}
  • {'link': 'http://link.richlandlibrary.com/resource/UvkniUF-kMY', 'label': 'Richland Library'}
  • {'link': 'http://link.sccl.org/resource/UvkniUF-kMY', 'label': 'Santa Clara County Library District'}
  • {'link': 'http://link.library.missouri.edu/resource/UvkniUF-kMY', 'label': 'University of Missouri Libraries'}
  • {'link': 'http://link.wccls.org/resource/UvkniUF-kMY', 'label': 'Washington County Cooperative Library Services'}
  • {'link': 'http://link.worthingtonlibraries.org/resource/UvkniUF-kMY', 'label': 'Worthington Public Library'}
System control number
  • ocn749855618
  • (OCoLC)749855618

Library Locations

    • Douglas County Libraries, James H LarueBorrow it
      9292 S. Ridgeline Blvd., Highlands Ranch, CO, 80129, US
      39.5467303 -104.9960252
Processing Feedback ...