A King’s Manual for ruling his Kingdom
I am one of the great medieval kings of Europe and I’ll show you just how I got here – and intend to stay! Some essential rules: building the mightiest castles and fighting machines, keeping an eye on scheming courtiers and annoying neighbours, charging into battle at the head of my army (in the shiniest armour) Keeping the crown firmly on one’s head is no royal picnic. I can tell you – though I do enjoy some sparkly pageantry and picking off my nobles at the joust. Ha, you are very lucky I’m telling you all my secrets. It’s because I have nothing to fear from you – have I…?