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Book Review: The Black Prince and the Capture of a King

Synopsis from Goodreads: The capture of a king in the course of a battle was a relatively rare event. This, the climactic event of the Black Prince's first campaign as commander, came at the end of nearly of a year of campaigning across the southwest of France. The battle of Poitiers in 1356 is less… Continue reading Book Review: The Black Prince and the Capture of a King

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Book Review: Roanoke: Solving the Mystery of the Lost Colony

Synopsis from Goodreads: November 1587. A report reaches London that Sir Walter Raleigh’s expedition, which left England months before to land the first English settlers in America, has foundered. On Roanoke Island, off the coast of North Carolina, a tragedy is unfolding. Something has gone very wrong, and the colony—115 men, women, and children, among… Continue reading Book Review: Roanoke: Solving the Mystery of the Lost Colony