Medieval Anarchy: History in an Hour
Kaye Jones, Read by Jonathan Keeble

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Narrated By: Jonathan Keeble

Duration: 1 hour and 10 minutes

What to expect

Nicknamed ‘The Anarchy' for its unprecedented levels of chaos and disorder, the succession crisis that followed the death of King Henry I in 1135 resulted in England's first civil war.

‘The Medieval Anarchy: History in an Hour’ neatly covers all the major facts and events giving you a clear and straightforward overview of the plots and violence that ensued during the the nineteen-year conflict. ‘The Medieval Anarchy: History in an Hour’ is engagingly written and accessible for all history lovers.

This, in an hour, is the story of ‘The Medieval Anarchy’ through the personalities, context, events and aftermath of England's first, and often forgotten, civil war.

Know your stuff: read about the Medieval Anarchy in just one hour.

Genre

History & Archaeology, Revolutions, uprisings, rebellions

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‘If the past is a foreign country, History in an Hour is like a high-class tour operator, offering delightfully enjoyable short breaks in the rich and diverse continent of our shared past’ Dominic Sandbrook

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