get ebooks free

Share the Past ...

Richard the Second by Jacob Abbott

Free ebook: history
Genre/Category: History Books
Transfers: PD 1256  ePub 413   Kindle 222

Register or Login to transfer ebooks to your computer, tablet or phone

Register Here

Sponsored links:
Richard the Second - Richard II -  by Jacob Abbott
Ebook Synopsis

King Richard the Second lived in the days when the chivalry of feudal times was in all its glory. His father, the Black Prince; his uncles, the sons of Edward the Third, and his ancestors in a long line, extending back to the days of Richard the First, were among the most illustrious knights of Europe in those days, and their history abounds in the wonderful exploits, the narrow escapes, and the romantic adventures, for which the knights errant of the Middle Ages were so renowned. This volume takes up the story of English history at the death of Richard the First, and continues it to the time of the deposition and death of Richard the Second, with a view of presenting as complete a picture as is possible, within such limits, of the ideas and principles, the manners and customs, and the extraordinary military undertakings and exploits of that wonderful age.