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The Winter Mantle

Blending real historical characters and situations, Elizabeth Chadwick's latest novel takes readers back in time to life and love in the eleventh century. Fresh from his defeat of King Harold at the Battle of Hastings, William of Normandy has returned home in triumph, accompanied by the English nobles he cannot trust to leave behind. For Waltheof of Huntingdon, however, rebellion is not at the forefront of his thoughts. From the moment he catches sight of Judith, daughter of the King's formidable sister, he knows he has found his future wife. When Waltheof saves Judith's life, it is clear that the attraction is mutual. But marriage has little to do with love in mediaeval Europe. William refuses to let the couple wed and Waltheof joins an uprising against him. William crushes the rebellion but decides the best way to keep Waltheof in check is to agree to the marriage. But is the match between Saxon earl and Norman lady one made in heaven or hell? As their children grow, Waltheof and Judith must choose between their feelings for each other and older loyalties.

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  • "Blending real historical characters and situations, Elizabeth Chadwick's latest novel takes readers back in time to life and love in the eleventh century. Fresh from his defeat of King Harold at the Battle of Hastings, William of Normandy has returned home in triumph, accompanied by the English nobles he cannot trust to leave behind. For Waltheof of Huntingdon, however, rebellion is not at the forefront of his thoughts. From the moment he catches sight of Judith, daughter of the King's formidable sister, he knows he has found his future wife. When Waltheof saves Judith's life, it is clear that the attraction is mutual. But marriage has little to do with love in mediaeval Europe. William refuses to let the couple wed and Waltheof joins an uprising against him. William crushes the rebellion but decides the best way to keep Waltheof in check is to agree to the marriage. But is the match between Saxon earl and Norman lady one made in heaven or hell? As their children grow, Waltheof and Judith must choose between their feelings for each other and older loyalties."
  • "Blending real historical characters and situations, Elizabeth Chadwick's latest novel takes readers back in time to life and love in the eleventh century. Fresh from his defeat of King Harold at the Battle of Hastings, William of Normandy has returned home in triumph, accompanied by the English nobles he cannot trust to leave behind. For Waltheof of Huntingdon, however, rebellion is not at the forefront of his thoughts. From the moment he catches sight of Judith, daughter of the King's formidable sister, he knows he has found his future wife. When Waltheof saves Judith's life, it is clear that the attraction is mutual. But marriage has little to do with love in mediaeval Europe. William refuses to let the couple wed and Waltheof joins an uprising against him. William crushes the rebellion but decides the best way to keep Waltheof in check is to agree to the marriage. But is the match between Saxon earl and Norman lady one made in heaven or hell? As their children grow, Waltheof and Judith must choose between their feelings for each other and older loyalties."@en
  • "Based on a true story of honour, treachery and love spanning the turbulent reign of William the Conqueror, Elizabeth Chadwick brings the 11th century vividly to life."
  • "Based on a true story of honour, treachery and love spanning the turbulent reign of William the Conqueror, Elizabeth Chadwick brings the 11th century vividly to life."@en
  • "In the wake of William the Conqueror's triumph at Normandy, one of his noblemen, an English earl, falls in love with William's niece, a situation that forces the couple to choose between love and loyalty."

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  • "History"
  • "History"@en
  • "Fiction"
  • "Fiction"@en
  • "Love stories"
  • "Love stories"@en
  • "Electronic books"@en
  • "Historical fiction"@en
  • "Historical fiction"

http://schema.org/name

  • "The Winter Mantle"@en
  • "The winter mantle"
  • "The winter mantle"@en
  • "Die normannische Braut : Roman"
  • "Die normannische Braut Roman"