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A Bloody Field by Shrewsbury

A Bloody Field by Shrewsbury

From Edith Pargeter, who also wrote as Ellis Peters, A BLOODY FIELD BY SHREWSBURY is a vivid medieval tale of Henry IV’s kingdom in crisis. ‘Chivalry, treachery, conflict of loyalties… The clash of wills is as stirring as the clash of steel’ Observer

England, 1399. A treacherous plot has been hatched to depose King Richard and install Henry Bolingbroke on the English throne.

With the aid of his powerful friend Hotspur, Henry is victorious. But, crowned Henry IV, he rules a kingdom in crisis. In Wales, rebellion threatens. Henry’s heir, Hal, is named Prince of Wales but the Welsh have a prince of their own blood and he is calling them to arms.

More dangerous still, a rift is opening between Henry, Hotspur and Hal. As tension mounts, the three men are inexorably drawn into a bloody collision on which the fate of the realm will hang…
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Historical Fiction

On Sale: 10th March 2016

Price: £9.99

ISBN-13: 9781472233912

Reviews

Chivalry, treachery, conflict of loyalties...are the rich threads in the tapestry... The clash of wills is as stirring as the clash of steel
Observer
A vivid portrait of Hotspur...one of the last knight-errants of the age
Sunday Times
Outstanding...a tale compounded of romance, stirring adventure and subtle psychological insight
Publishers Weekly