King of the North Wind: The Life of Henry II in Five Acts(Paperback Edition)
by Claudia Gold
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Henry II was the creator of the Plantagenet dynasty of kings, which ruled through eight generations in command of vast lands in Britain and Europe. His empire matched Charlemagne’s, with contemporaries calling him the ‘Alexander of the West ‘. So why is it those around him—his wife Eleanor of Aquitaine, his sons Richard the Lionheart and John, and his archbishop Thomas Becket—who are remembered? In King of the North Wind, Claudia Gold offers a fresh evaluation of this great yet tragic ruler, bringing him out of the shadows of history. This tragedy in five acts tells how this most talented of kings came into conflict with those closest to him, to become the most haunted.