About this book
An epic account of King Henry V and the Battle of Agincourt, now in paperback. 'Compelling, exuberant and erudite - combining the vivid drama of medieval character and battle with the vigour of revisionist history' Simon Sebag Montefiore
Henry V is regarded as the great English hero. Lionised in his own day for his victory at Agincourt, his piety and his rigorous application of justice, he was elevated by Shakespeare into a champion of English nationalism for all future generations. But what was he really like?