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Author Hollister, C. Warren (Charles Warren), 1930-1997.

Title Henry I / C. Warren Hollister ; edited and completed by Amanda Clark Frost
Published New Haven : Yale University Press, 2001
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 554 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations, 1 map
Series Yale English monarchs series
Yale English monarchs.
Contents List of illustrations -- Foreword by Jeffrey Burton Russell -- Editor's preface -- Note on abbreviations and references -- Map: the Norman Empire -- The Anglo-Norman family -- Setting and sources -- Childhood and youth -- Kingship and defense -- The loss of investiture and the winning of Normandy -- Administrative reforms and international triumphs -- The wheel of fortune -- The last battles -- King and Magnates -- Law and governance -- King and Church -- Final years and conclusion -- Appendix: Charter attestations and the royal entourage -- Bibliography -- Index
Summary This work provides a biography of Henry I, who ruled from 1100 to 1135. It offers a reassessment of Henry's character and reign, challenging the dated portrait of the king as brutal, greedy and repressive, arguing that his rule was based on order
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 507-534) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Henry I, King of England, 1068-1135.
Great Britain -- History -- Henry I, 1100-1135.
Great Britain -- Kings and rulers -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
Author Frost, Amanda Clark.
ISBN 0300088582
0300143729 (electronic bk)
9780300143720 (electronic bk)