Picture of author.
5+ Works 53 Membros 1 Review

Obras por Katherine Lack

Associated Works

The Haskins Society Journal 20 Studies in Medieval History (2009) — Contribuidor — 2 exemplares

Etiquetado

Conhecimento Comum

Nome legal
Lack, Katherine
Data de falecimento
2021-07-17
Sexo
female
Nacionalidade
UK
Local de falecimento
Herefordshire
Ocupações
Applied biologist
Organizações
University of Birmingham

Membros

Críticas

I would have given this book five stars but for the fact that the ending seems somewhat rushed. I would have liked to have known more about Duke Robert's life during his captivity. I have read elsewhere that he might have accepted and even enjoyed his new "life" and that he spent much of his time reading and learning. This book fills a hole in Norman history that is at times glossed over as the focus is on others. My take from the book is that Robert was not a bad leader but lacked the ruthlessness of his brothers. He was a capable general but lucked out to Norman barons who were more interested in their own prospects than what might be good for Normandy and England. A common theme amongst the Normans.… (mais)
 
Assinalado
guidoLiguori | Dec 13, 2023 |

You May Also Like

Associated Authors

Estatísticas

Obras
5
Also by
1
Membros
53
Popularidade
#303,173
Avaliação
3.8
Críticas
1
ISBN
8

Tabelas & Gráficos