Cressy and Poictiers
"[...] "I doubt it not, kinsman-I doubt it not," said Thomelin; "and yet I know not how he is to get a chance; for the match is, in some measure, confined to the Londoners, and strangers may not be admitted." "Tell that not to me," replied my grandsire conclusively, and striking the table with his clenched fist. "In my younger days I have seen not only the sons of yeomen, but squires' and knights' sons take part in such diversions; and if rules were relaxed then they can be relaxed now." "Well, kinsman, we must see what can be done," said Thomelin mildly, but somewhat doubtfully. "Meanwhile, kinsmen, you must eat and drink, and let me show to you what hospitality my house can afford, for the sake of Richard Tythering, whose blood we both have in our veins."[...]."
- Paperback | 270 pages
- 152.4 x 228.6 x 12.95mm | 403.7g
- 10 Mar 2015
- Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
- United States
- black & white illustrations