May 2024 Roundtable

In this episode of the Henry III Roundtable, historians Darren Baker, John Marshall and Michael Ray follow up their discussion on foreign favorites at Henry’s court with a look at the most favorite foreigner of them all, Simon de Montfort. In this part 1, they discuss his early career, personality and motivations, from marrying Henry’s sister Eleanor until his controversial tenure as the governor of Gascony. Go to the Roundtable.

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