By Edith Pargeter
"Outstanding...a story compounded of romance, stirring event, and sophisticated mental insight."
Henry Bolingbroke understands that he will be king of britain. it truly is his God-given future, and the younger Richard II had no correct to banish him and declare the throne. With assistance from the strong lords of Northumberland, particularly Harry "Hotspur" Percy, Henry triumphantly overthrows Richard and imprisons him.
But the thrill of turning into Henry IV of britain fades as hassle brews in Wales. uprising is within the air, and the query of the way Richard II fairly died lingers, poisoning the court.
Henry IV will desire all his power to shield the crown, however the relationships among the king, Hotspur, and the king's son Prince Hal comprise the seeds in their personal destruction. The king's robust enemies are poised to pounce because the 3 males are interested in bloody collision a few miles from Shrewsbury. full of the fantastic old element that lovers of Edith Pargeter have come to anticipate, A Bloody box by means of 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 bright 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