Lady of the English

Lady of the English

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Two very different women ...Linked by destiny and a power struggle for the English crown. Empress Matilda, daughter of Henry I, is determined to win back her crown from Stephen, the usurper king, against all odds and despite all men. Adeliza, Henry's widowed queen and Matilda's stepmother, has always been on Matilda's side but now she is married to William D'Albini, a warrior of the opposition. In a world where a man's word is law, how can Adeliza obey her husband while supporting Matilda, the rightful queen? What does it cost to be 'Lady of the English'?show more

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  • Little, Brown Book Group
  • Sphere
  • United Kingdom
  • 074811517X
  • 9780748115174

About Elizabeth Chadwick

New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Chadwick has written over 20 historical novels sold in 18 languages worldwide. Her first novel, The Wild Hunt, won a Betty Trask Award, and The Scarlet Lion was nominated by Richard Lee, founder of the Historical Novel Society, as one of the top ten historical novels of the last decade. Elizabeth's nineteenth novel, To Defy a King, won the RNA Historical Novel Prize in 2011. Her new novel, THE SUMMER QUEEN, is the first in her stunning Eleanor of Aquitaine trilogy, and will be followed by THE WINTER CROWN and THE AUTUMN THRONE. Find out more at www.elizabethchadwick.com, follow her on Twitter (@Chadwickauthor), read her blogs or chat to her on Facebook.show more