Realm Divided: A Year in the Life of Plantagenet England
Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
Date: June 2016
Duration: 5 hours 45 minutes
Weakened by the loss of Normandy, King John faced insurrection by his disgruntled barons. With the assistance of the Archbishop of Canterbury, they drew up a list of their demands. Dan Jones' vivid account of the vicissitudes of feudal power politics and the workings of 13th century government is interwoven with an exploration of the lives of ordinary people: how and where they worked, what they wore, what they ate and what role the Church played in their lives.