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The death of of Justice ePUB #9734 the Conueror left three sons to inherit his power and his wealth Normandy for Robert England for Rufus and for Henry the youngest five thousand p. Henry I was the youngest son of William the Conueror and and third of the Norman line of kings He succeeded his brother William II in 1100 Henry helped unite the Normans and Saxons of EnglandFollowing the first in the Norman Trilogy by one of the most prolific authors on English history Jean Plaidy to the corrupt and degenerate successor to William the Conueror William 'Rufus'II who was killed in suspicious circumstances while hunting in the forest almost certainly an assassinationWilliam II became King in 1087 Lustful for power and openly homosexual he ruled with violence rather than strength The clergy denounced his brutality and his infringement on church rightsWilliams reign was covered by a power struggle with the Roman Catholic churchCovers the struggle between the sons of the Conueror William Henry and Robert and the life of Princess Edith daughter of the King of Scotland Malcolm and the Saxon Princess Margaret from her life in the abbey under the heel of her cruel aunt Abbot Christina her marriage to Henry after he became King and Henry's unfaithfulness with a host of mistresses his favourite being the sensual and well practiced Welsh princess NestaHenry loved the gentle and pious Edith in a way but had partly married her to gain the favour of his Saxon subjectsDuring his reign Henry worked to restrain the growing power of the barons He promoted the Norman system of centralized rule and gave the royal courts great autonomy His wars against rebellious subjects in France helped start a feeling of English nationalismAs usual Plaidy provides a rippling narrative teaching us much of English history along the way and comprehensive and intelligent dialogue

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The Lion of Justice The Norman Series Volume 2Ounds of silverThe three were natural rivals The feckless Robert lost his Norman dukedom in an The Lion Kindle orgy of impulsive extravagance Red haired Rufus scandalized the cou. 25 stars took me almost 2 weeks to read It was a fairly short book and should have been easy to read because the tone of the writing was very middle grade or young adult in nature Because of this style of writing I was bored out of my mind and had no desire to pick up this book which was a choreI am very interested in these characters however I would love a book on this era if anyone could recommend oneGroup read starts July 28

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The Lion of Justice The Norman Series Volume 2 characters ç 104 á ☉ [PDF / Epub] ☆ The Lion of Justice The Norman Series Volume 2 By Jean Plaidy ❤ – Johns-cycling-diary.co.uk The death of the Conueror left three sons to inherit his power and his wealth Normandy for Robert England for Rufus andRt with his perverse sexuality and contempt for the churchAnd Henry cleverest of all awaited his chance to fulfill his father's prophecy and assume the mantle of The Lion of Justic. If I'm going to judge this novel based on the first in the trilogy The Bastard King then it fell short of my expectations If I'm going to judge this novel as a standalone Disappointing at best I love Plaidy but I was bored bored bored by this