The Conqueror (Paperback)Georgette Heyer (author)
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William the Bastard, base-born son of the Duke of Normandy, must fight the King of France to regain his Duchy.
Spurned in love by the lovely Princess Matilda, the fighting Duke dares to take a whip to her in her own father's palace, before making her his bride.
Thwarted by the Saxon Earl Harold of a promise of the throne of England, William the Conqueror sails to Hastings to claim the King's crown and sceptre for his own.
Number of pages: 416
Weight: 287 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 26 mm
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