Simon de Montfort--Founder of Parliament

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  1. 'tween_fly_ways

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    Author: Katherine Ashe

    A great series of 4 books chronicling the life of Simon de Montfort (1200's). These are historical fiction--events are fact but characters are fictionalized out of necessity. Well researched with a lot of end notes on why the author characterized the principles as she did.

    Our government owes quite a bit to Simon, and he was by all accounts a hell of a man. I've wondered how he became so forgotten to those of us who most benefited from his life. Great read.
     
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    I'm bumping this only one time. . . because it is worthy.
     
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    Put on the wish list.:tu
     

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