Keywords: – 1216-1272

Falconer and the Death of Kings

Falconer and the Death of Kings


Ian Morson

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Year of publication: 2010

Ian Morson Falconer and the Death of Kings PROLOGUE The Feast Day of St Cyr of Quiricus and St Julitta, the Sixteenth Day of June 1272 Edward stared moodily out of the narrow window of his Outremer fortress in Acre. The brightness of the Holy Land sunlight contrasted starkly with the gloom of his private room high above the arid lands that rolled away to the horizon beyond his gaze. He squinted, and around his eyes the lines that were now permanently etched in his otherwise young-looking face ...

Keywords: England Fiction Henry III – 1216-1272