An epic novel of passion, hardship and bravery through 1500 years of English history sweeping through fifteen centuries of life in the heart of southern England, this epic novel records the lives of the ordinary people of of Britain from the end of the Roman occupation through to the late 16th century. Patricia Wright brings to life a colourful range of characters, from serfs to kings, from slave girls to bishops and from honest working families to murderers, to illustrate what it must have been like to live through some of the most challenging periods of English history, including the
attacks of the hated Viking marauders, the French defeat of the English at Hastings, the arrival of the despised Norman invaders and the dissolution of the monasteries.
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