Keywords: 1625-1649 -- fiction

The Tavern Knight

The Tavern Knight

Rafael Sabatini

Year of publication: 2001

THE TAVERN KNIGHT By Rafael Sabatini CHAPTER I. ON THE MARCH He whom they called the Tavern Knight laughed an evil laughsuch a laugh as might fall from the lips of Satan in a sardonic moment. He sat within the halo of yellow light shed by two tallow candles, whose sconces were two empty bottles, and contemptuously he eyed the youth in black, standing with white face and quivering lip in a corner of the mean chamber. Then he laughed again, and in a hoarse voice, sorely suggestive of the bottle, ...

Keywords: 1625-1649 -- Fiction Adventure stories Great Britain -- History -- Charles I