Lady Of The English

Lady Of The English

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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'?
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Product details

  • Hardback | 544 pages
  • 143 x 218 x 44mm | 690g
  • Sphere
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Digital original
  • 1847442374
  • 9781847442376
  • 436,026

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"This book will be best enjoyed by those who favor an intelligent, strong, and determined woman at the center of the story." - Booklist
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About Elizabeth Chadwick

Elizabeth Chadwick has written many historical novels. 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 novels are sold in 18 languages worldwide.
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