1415: Henry V's Year of Glory
"1415 was a year of religious persecution, personal suffering and one horrendous battle. This is the story of that year, as seen over the shoulder of its most cold-hearted, most ambitious and most celebrated hero.
“Ian Mortimer's 1415: Henry V's Year of Glory is compelling, exuberant and erudite - combining the vivid drama of medieval character and battle with the vigour of revisionist history.” SIMON SEBAG MONTEFIORE, author of Young Stalin.
“Mortimer creates a new and convincing likeness of medieval England's most iconic king.” SUNDAY TIIMES
“Mortimer is a good historian, and his account of Henry V and of Agincourt is well worth having.” LITERARY REVIEW
“Bold...new and unexpected.” THE ECONOMIST
“Ian Mortimer... has virtually single-handedly put medieval history back in the hands of ordinary readers, combining scrupulous research with a wonderfully iconoclastic approach to storytelling.” DAILY TELEGRAPH
The celebrated and bestselling medieval biographer turns his pen to King Henry V and the legendary Battle of Agincourt."