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Author Hollister, C. Warren (Charles Warren), 1930-1997.
Title Henry I / C. Warren Hollister ; edited and completed by Amanda Clark Frost.
Imprint New Haven : Yale University Press, 2001.

Series Yale English monarchs series
Yale English monarchs.
Subject Henry I, King of England, 1068-1135.
Great Britain -- History -- Henry I, 1100-1135.
Great Britain -- Kings and rulers -- Biography.
Alt Name Frost, Amanda Clark.
Description 1 online resource (xvii, 554 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations, 1 map.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 507-534) and index.
Contents List of illustrations -- Foreword by Jeffrey Burton Russell -- Editor's preface -- Note on abbreviations and references -- Map: the Norman Empire -- The Anglo-Norman family -- Setting and sources -- Childhood and youth -- Kingship and defense -- The loss of investiture and the winning of Normandy -- Administrative reforms and international triumphs -- The wheel of fortune -- The last battles -- King and Magnates -- Law and governance -- King and Church -- Final years and conclusion -- Appendix: Charter attestations and the royal entourage -- Bibliography -- Index.
Summary This work provides a biography of Henry I, who ruled from 1100 to 1135. It offers a reassessment of Henry's character and reign, challenging the dated portrait of the king as brutal, greedy and repressive, arguing that his rule was based on order.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780300143720 (electronic bk.)
0300143729 (electronic bk.)
0300088582
9780300088588
9780300098297
0300098294
OCLC # 907375996
Additional Format Print version: Hollister, C. Warren (Charles Warren), 1930- Henry I. 0300088582 (DLC) 2002280779 (OCoLC)45854353