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Fatal Rivalry

Henry VIII, James IV and the Battle for Renaissance Britain

George Goodwin

The decisive battle at Flodden Field in 1513 marked the climax of the personal and political tension between England’s Henry VIII and his brother-in-law James IV of Scotland. This book traces the origins and escalation of their rivalry, with analysis of the political and military manoeuvres leading up to Flodden. It ends with an account of the battle itself, which saw the first artillery exchange on a British battlefield, and an assessment of James’s level of responsibility for Scotland’s defeat.

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  • Publisher: Norton
  • Year: 2013
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 320pp
  • Illustrated: No
  • ISBN: 9780393073683
  • Condition: New
  • Weight: 0.6kg
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