Charles the Bold: The Last Valois Duke of Burgundy (The History of Valois Burgundy) (Paperback) by Vaughan Richard Paravicini Werner
Charles the Bold (1467-1477) was the last of the great Dukes of Burgundy. This historical and biographical work assesses his personality and his role as a ruler and discusses his relationship with his subjects and his neighbours. It describes and analyses his policies giving particular attention to his imperial plans and projects and his clash with the Swiss. The armies the court and Burgundian clients and partisans are given separate treatment.