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The Prophecy of Death

The Prophecy of Death


Michael JECKS

ISBN: 9781472219862
Year of publication: 2014

Michael Jecks The Prophecy of Death Glossary Assart A clearing in a forest, in which a farmer had created arable land by cutting down trees and grubbing up the roots. Bellatores Medieval society thought itself composed of three groups: religious, who prayed for mens souls, peasants, who gave their labour to provide food and clothing, and the warrior class, the bellatores, who maintained order. Buttery Kings office which was responsible for ales, wines and other stores. Castellan The man in ...

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The Devil's Apprentice

The Devil's Apprentice


Edward Marston

ISBN: 9780749015169
Year of publication: 2014

Edward Marston The Devils Apprentice A witch is one that worketh by the Devill, or by some devilish or curious art, either hurting or healing, revealing or foretelling things to come, which the devil hath devised to entangle and snare mens souls withal unto damnation. George Giffard: A Discourse on the Subtill Practices of Devilles by Witches and Sorcerers. 1587 Chapter One Nicholas Bracewell had walked only fifty yards from the house when he saw the dead body. Covered in frost and spattered ...

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An Air of Treason

An Air of Treason


P F Chisholm

ISBN: 9781464202223
Year of publication: 2014

P. F. Chisholm An Air of Treason Saturday 16th September 1592, morning It was the devils own job, it truly was, thought Hughie Tyndale. How the hell had he agreed to it Why had he agreed to it The internal voice that never missed a chance to jeer at him was quick with an answer. So ye wouldna hang, it said, why else Ill hang if I manage it, Hugh said back to the jeering voice. The jeering voice said nothing because this was plainly true. If you got caught killing someone, you generally hanged. ...

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A Murder of Crows

A Murder of Crows


P F Chisholm

ISBN: 1590587375
Year of publication: 2011

P. F. Chisholm A Murder of Crows Prologue A hunchback and a poet met in the glorious gardens belonging to the hunchbacks father. The poet was dusty and tired, having ridden up from London to report to his new employer on the sensational events in and around the Fleet Prison the previous Sunday. The hunchback preferred to sit in the shade, dressed in his customary black damask and white falling band, his lean handsome face tilted slightly sideways to listen more carefully. Beside him, since he ...

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