• "Ian Mortimer's 1415: Henry V's Year of Glory is compelling, exuberant and erudite - combining the vivid drama of medieval character and battle with the vigour of revisionist history"

    Simon Sebag Montefiore, author of Young Stalin
  • "Mortimer creates a new and convincing likeness of medieval England's most iconic king"

    Nick Rennison, Sunday Times
  • "Mortimer writes biographical history with formidable energy and panache... This is the most illuminating exploration of the reality of fifteenth-century life that I have ever read"

  • "Ian Mortimer... has virtually single-handedly put medieval history back in the hands of ordinary readers, combining scrupulous research with a wonderfully iconoclastic approach to storytelling"

    Dominic Sandbrook, Daily Telegraph
  • " and unexpected"

    Anne Wroe, The Economist