By Norah Lofts
essentially the most well known figures in medieval heritage, Richard the Lionhearted, encouraged by means of a imaginative and prescient of the Holy Land, led his knights onto the battlefields of the 3rd campaign. throughout the years of battling and intrigue, Richard's lifestyles was once intertwined with the lives of 2 robust, vivid, and vastly diversified girls who enjoyed him -- Berengaria, princess of Navarre, and his mom, Eleanor of Aquitaine. whereas his marriage to Berengaria was once ill-fated, Eleanor enjoyed her son with a frantic, possessive delight. however it is Blondel, the king's lute participant, who the following steps ahead from the shadows to inform this story of romance, battle, and betrayal.
In her trademark sort, Norah Lofts paints a posh and human portrait of a mythical king.
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The Lute Player: A Novel of Richard the Lionhearted by Norah Lofts