The Locked Crowns Author:Marion Garthwaite Completely at the mercy of the treacherous overlord who is her guardian, the young and beautiful Princess Goldborough, rightful ruler of Engalnd, is imprisoned in a high walled tower of rocks. Only the two old servants who care for her know her shameful treatment and of the slender golden crown left by her father to crown her Queen of England.
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Inextricably entwined with Goldborough's destiny is that of Havelok the Dane. A king's son and doomed to death by his jealous guardian, your Havelok's lot is cast with a loyal family of Danish fisherfold who escape with him to England.
The crowns of England and Denmark hang in the balance as the English overlord plats Goldborough's downfall.
This unique and dramatic book is the first modern re-telling of the legend of Havelock the Dane, whose heroic deeds are set in the sixth century. In her research for the book, the author visited Denmark and England and studied accounts of the Havelok saga as set down in early British and French literature.« less