By Edith Pargeter
"Outstanding...a story compounded of romance, stirring experience, and refined mental insight."
Henry Bolingbroke is aware that he could be king of britain. it really is his God-given future, and the younger Richard II had no correct to banish him and declare the throne. With the aid of the strong lords of Northumberland, specifically Harry "Hotspur" Percy, Henry triumphantly overthrows Richard and imprisons him.
But the thrill of changing into Henry IV of britain fades as hassle brews in Wales. uprising is within the air, and the query of ways Richard II fairly died lingers, poisoning the court.
Henry IV will want all his power to shield the crown, however the relationships among the king, Hotspur, and the king's son Prince Hal include the seeds in their personal destruction. The king's strong enemies are poised to pounce because the 3 males are interested in bloody collision a few miles from Shrewsbury. jam-packed with the fantastic old aspect that lovers of Edith Pargeter have come to anticipate, A Bloody box through Shrewsbury is a skillful tapestry of the feuds, loves, and triumphs of Henry IV.
"Chivalry, treachery, clash of loyalties...are the wealthy threads within the tapestry...the conflict of wills is as stirring because the conflict of steel."
"A shiny portrait of Hotspur...one of the final knights-errant of the age."
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A Bloody Field by Shrewsbury: A King, a Prince, and the Knight Who Betrayed Their Dynasty by Edith Pargeter