His father was a major player in the Albigensian crusade but when was the last time you heard about the man who led a rebellion against King Henry III and became the father of the modern parliament? It's time to fix that.
D.A. Carpenter, “Simon de Montfort: The First Leader of a Political Movement in English History” History 76 (1991): 3-23.
M. W. Labarge, Simon de Montfort (London: Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1962)
Olivier de Laborderie, J.R. Maddicott, and D.A. Carpenter, “The Last Hours of Simon de Montfort: A New Account” The English Historical Review 115:461 (April 2000): 378-412.
J. R. Maddicott, Simon de Montfort (England: Oxford University Press, 1996)
Music: "Evening Melodrama" by Kevin MacLeod (www.incompetech.com)