David Carpenter’s new translation of Magna Carta is published by Penguin. He teaches history at King’s College London.
In the LRB Archive:
- England, Arise: The People, the King and the Great Revolt of 1381 by Juliet Barker
- She-Wolves: The Women Who Ruled England before Elizabeth by Helen Castor
- Richard II: Manhood, Youth and Politics, 1377-99 by Christopher Fletcher
- The Perfect King: The Life of Edward III, Father of the British Nation by Ian Mortimer