The Murder, Betrayal, and Slaughter of the Glorious Charles, Count of Flanders

Author(s): 
Galbert of Bruges
ISBN: 
9780300152296
Date published: 
January 2014
Hardback
Price: 
£30.00

The craven murder of Glorious Charles, who had no progeny and had not yet named a successor, upset the fragile balance of power between England, France and the Holy Roman Empire, giving rise to a prolonged struggle for the countship and bloody civil war while impacting the commercial life of the most prosperous regions of medieval Europe.