Table of Contents for Plantagenets : The Warrior Kings and Queens Who Made England


Genealogical Tables xx
French Kings, 1060-1422 xxv
Preface 1(8)
Part I Age of Shipwreck (1120-1154)
9(34)
The White Ship
11(5)
Hunt for an Heir
16(4)
The Shipwreck
20(7)
Ambition
27(3)
A Scandalous Wife
30(5)
Henry the Conqueror
35(8)
Part II Age of Empire (1154-1204)
43(106)
Births and Rebirth
45(7)
L'Espace Plantagenet
52(5)
Unholy War
57(10)
Succession Planning
67(9)
The Eagle's Nest
76(9)
Henry Triumphant
85(6)
A World on Fire
91(8)
King Richard
99(6)
Hero of the East
105(7)
Treachery
112(5)
An Unexpected Detour
117(5)
Return of the Lionheart
122(10)
Lackland Supreme
132(4)
John Softsword
136(4)
Triumph and Catastrophe
140(6)
Lackland Undone
146(3)
Part III Age of Opposition (1204-1263)
149(94)
Salvaging the Wreck
151(11)
A Cruel Master
162(8)
Beginning of the End
170(6)
To Bouvines
176(5)
The Magna Carta
181(8)
Securing the Inheritance
189(8)
Kingship at Last
197(11)
Holy Kingship
208(11)
The Provisions of Oxford
219(8)
The Battle of Lewes
227(4)
From Imprisonment to Evesham
231(5)
The Leopard
236(7)
Part IV Age of Arthur (1263-1307)
243(56)
King at Last
245(6)
A New Arthur
251(6)
The Final Stand
257(5)
The King's Castles
262(4)
The Price of Conquest
266(4)
The Expulsion of the Jews
270(5)
The Great Cause and French Trickery
275(5)
The Conquest of Scotland
280(9)
Crisis Point
289(6)
Relapse
295(4)
Part V Age of Violence (1307-1330)
299(62)
The King and His Brother
301(8)
The King Restrained
309(6)
Manhunt
315(4)
Promise and Disaster
319(6)
New Favorites
325(6)
Civil War
331(6)
The King's Tyranny
337(4)
Mortimer, Isabella, and Prince Edward
341(4)
Endgame
345(8)
False Dawn
353(8)
Part VI Age of Glory (1330-1360)
361(60)
Royal Coup
363(4)
Glorious King of a Beggared Kingdom
367(7)
New Earls, New Enemies
374(3)
The Hundred Years War Begins
377(4)
Edward at Sea
381(10)
Dominance
391(9)
The Death of a Princess
400(5)
The Order of the Garter
405(5)
Decade of Triumph
410(11)
Part VII Age of Revolution (1360-1399)
421(78)
The Family Business
423(6)
Unraveling Fortunes
429(6)
The Good Parliament
435(7)
New King, Old Problems
442(5)
England in Uproar
447(8)
Return to Crisis
455(8)
Treason and Trauma
463(7)
The Reinvention of Kingship
470(6)
Richard Revenged
476(7)
Richard Undone
483(10)
Richard Alone
493(6)
Epilogue 499(12)
Further Reading 511(8)
Index 519