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The vow on the heron

Author: Jean Plaidy; Jilly Bond
Publisher: Oxford : Isis, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Edward the Second has been barbarously murdered in Berkeley Castle on the orders of his wife Queen Isabella and her lover, and 15-year-old Edward the Third is now king. Young Edward has already fallen in love with Philippa of Hainault and, to prevent him enquiring into the details of his father's death, Isabella allows the marriage to take place. While some suggest that Edward has a claim on the French throne, he is  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Fiction
History
Named Person: Edward, King of England
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Plaidy; Jilly Bond
ISBN: 9781445010106 1445010100
OCLC Number: 979192048
Notes: Compact discs.
Complete and unabridged.
Performer(s): Read by Jilly Bond.
Description: 13 audio discs (13 hr., 12 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: Jean Plaidy.

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Edward the Second has been barbarously murdered in Berkeley Castle on the orders of his wife Queen Isabella and her lover, and 15-year-old Edward the Third is now king. Young Edward has already fallen in love with Philippa of Hainault and, to prevent him enquiring into the details of his father's death, Isabella allows the marriage to take place. While some suggest that Edward has a claim on the French throne, he is reluctant to pursue it. It is only when Robert of Artois arrives that the king is provoked into action. When Robert presents Edward with a dead heron and compares him tauntingly to the timid bird, Edward vows to attack France, heralding the beginning of the Hundred Years' War ...

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