Description of Henry V – page 2

A flattering description of the character and virtues of Henry V written by a 16th century official and based on contemporary 15th century accounts.

King Henry V was admired by 16th century monarchs, like Henry VIII, as well as commentators, who saw him as the ideal monarch to emulate. This text formed part of a late 16th century draft treatise on military strategy, tactics and leadership.

See page one of this document.

Catalogue reference: SP 9/36 ff. 6-7

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