xxv, 534 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Originally published: Great Britain : HarperCollins, 2012, with the subtitle The kings who made England.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
The first Plantagenet king inherited a blood-soaked kingdom from the Normans and transformed it into an empire stretched at its peak from Scotland to Jerusalem. In this history, Jones resurrects this fierce and seductive royal dynasty and its mythic world.