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A Bloody Field by Shrewsbury
A Bloody Field by Shrewsbury
Author: Edith Pargeter
It is 1399. Henry Bolingbroke, unjustly banished and deprived of his inheritance by Richard II, returns to claim his rights and deposes the king to become Henry IV of England. He is aided by the powerful lords of Northumberland, especially by his friend, Harry Percy. But the triumph of his accession quickly turns sour in the face of ever-growing...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780747233664
ISBN-10: 0747233667
Publication Date: 12/1/1991
Pages: 378
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Publisher: Headline Book Publishing
Book Type: Paperback
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A wonderful story of Henry IV, the future Henry V, and their friend "Hotspur" by a supurb writer who also writes as Ellis Peters in the Brother Cadfael stories.
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A vivid biography of Henry Bolingbroke, who was to become Henry IV of England.
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Lovely historical fiction by the same author as the Cadfael Mysteries. Her writing style is quite poetic and truly puts you in the scene. It makes you feel like you are a castle page privy to all the intrigue of the times.


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