By Sharon Kay Penman
Simon de Montfort used to be a guy sooner than his time within the 13th century, a disinherited Frenchman who talked his approach into an English earldom and marriage with a sister of the English king, Henry III. A charismatic, obstinate chief, Simon quickly misplaced persistence with the king's incompetence and lack of ability to maintain his observe, and located himself the champion of the typical people.
This is his tale, and the tale of Henry III, as vulnerable and changeable as Simon used to be brash and unbending. it's a story of opposing wills that might finally conflict in a typhoon of violence and betrayal―an impossible to resist saga that brings the pages of background thoroughly, provocatively, and magnificently alive.
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