xxv, 534 p.,  leaves of plates : geneal. tables, ill., maps ; 25 cm.
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 epic history, Jones vividly resurrects this fierce and seductive royal dynasty and its mythic world.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 511-517) and index.