Lady of the English (Hardback)
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Short Description for Lady of the English The new historical novel from acclaimed novelist and RNA award-winning Elizabeth Chadwick
- Published: 02 June 2011
- Format: Hardback 544 pages
- ISBN 13: 9781847442376 ISBN 10: 1847442374
- Sales rank: 217,332
Full description for Lady of the English
Two very different women are linked by destiny and the struggle for the English crown. Matilda, daughter of Henry I, is determined to win back her crown from Stephen, the usurper king. Adeliza, Henry's widowed queen and Matilda's stepmother, is now married to William D'Albini, a warrior of the opposition. Both women are strong and prepared to stand firm for what they know is right. But in a world where a man's word is law, how can Adeliza obey her husband while supporting Matilda, the rightful queen? And for Matilda pride comes before a fall ...What price for a crown? What does it cost to be 'Lady of the English'?