The Hammer of the Scots

The Hammer of the Scots : (Plantagenet Saga)

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The news of Henry III's death reached his son Edward on the long road home from the Holy Land. Now he was England's king and a man fit for his destiny.

Through all the years of his reign, through stark personal tragedy and chill forebodings as his son grew into a weak, corrupted price, Edward I strove to weld a nation united from England, Scotland and Wales.

When the mighty Wallace raised the Scots in arms and the Welsh Llewellyn strove for power, Edward stood firm to his resolve, still knowing in his heart how much would be lost when his crown passed down to his dissolute son ...
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Product details

  • Paperback | 432 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 27mm | 298g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0099510286
  • 9780099510284
  • 125,146

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Jean Plaidy's books are a celebration of women's spirit throughout history
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Jean Plaidy's books are a celebration of women's spirit throughout history * Daily Express * Jean Plaidy conveys the texture of various patches of the past with such rich complexity * Guardian * Full-blooded, dramatic, exciting * Observer * Outstanding * Vanity Fair * Jean Plaidy doesn't just write the history, she makes it come alive -- Julia Moffat, RNA
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About Jean Plaidy

Jean Plaidy, one of the preeminent authors of historical fiction for most of the twentieth century, is the pen name of the prolific English author Eleanor Hibbert, also know as Victoria Holt. Jean Plaidy's novels had sold more than 14 million copies worldwide by the time of her death in 1993.
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