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Chris Given-Wilson is emeritus professor of medieval history, University of St. Andrews, and author of nine books on medieval history. He lives in Fife, UK.
Shortlisted for the Wolfson History Prize 2017. Not one of the famous Henrys, not a “V” or an VIII”, but a modest “IV”, more unfamiliar to us general readers and thus more interesting, there are new things to learn about our history. Chris Given-Wilson doesn’t disappoint, his history, with much newly revealed archival material proving a major bonus, challenges our received views. ~ Sue BakerLike for Like ReadingThe Fears of Henry IV: The Life of England’s Self-Made King, Ian MortimerThe Time Traveller’s Guide to Medieval England: Handbook for Visitors, Ian Mortimer Wolfson History Prize Judges: “Excellent… clear, crisp, and full of nuance, this will be the standard account of Henry IV for years to come.”