Book cover of Realm Divided: A Year in the Life of Plantagenet England by Dan Jones
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Realm Divided: A Year in the Life of Plantagenet England

A vivid, in-the-round portrait of English society in the year of Magna Carta, from the best-selling author of The Plantagenets

England in 1215. This was not just the year of Magna Carta and King John’s war with his barons, but a year of crusading and church reform, of foreign wars and dramatic sieges, of trade and treachery; a year in which London would be stormed by angry barons; England would be invaded by a French army; and a supposedly impregnable castle would be brought down with burning pig fat. […Learn More]