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Belt and Spur, Stories of the Knights of the Middle Ages from the Old Chronicles (Paperback) Loot Price: R324
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Belt and Spur, Stories of the Knights of the Middle Ages from the Old Chronicles (Paperback): Emma Louisa Seeley
Belt and Spur, Stories of the Knights of the Middle Ages from the Old Chronicles (Paperback): Emma Louisa Seeley

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Belt and Spur, Stories of the Knights of the Middle Ages from the Old Chronicles (Paperback)

Emma Louisa Seeley

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1883 edition. Excerpt: ... 24 CHAPTER III. KING WILLIAM THE LION. How the young King Henry went away to the King of France, and how tlte Breton barons rebelled against their King. THE King of England called his barons together, and caused his son to be crowned king, and made the King of Albany and all his barons do homage to him, saying, --' God curse all who would part you, or break the love between you. Stand by my son, and aid him against all the world, saving my seigniory.' But between him and his son there grew up a deadly hatred, which cost many a gentle knight his life, for when he could not have his will, because of his father, he went away secretly, and passed over the Loire, and would tarry neither for meat and drink till he came to St. Denis, and recounted all to the King of France. Then there was held a great assembly, and Philip of Flanders and Matthew of Boulogne were summoned; and the Count of Flanders encouraged the King to go to war with the King of England. And Count Thibault rose from his seat and said, 'Gentle King of St. Denis, I am your liegeman by faith and homage, and am ready to serve you for forty days; and I will do to King Henry such damage as shall not be restored all his life, nor shall he rest until he have given back his heritage to the young King, his son.' And the King and his barons agreed, and they sent messengers to defy King Henry; and the host of France was summoned in the month of April, at Easter. King Henry rode against them with ten thousand Brabancons, and many a gentle knight of Anjou and Gascony. The host of France that Louis led was great, for the son took great pains to destroy his father, and trusted to lead him vanquished and a prisoner to St. Denis; but the King, his father, vowed that he should see many a banner, ...

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Imprint: Theclassics.Us
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2013
First published: September 2013
Authors: Emma Louisa Seeley
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 72
ISBN-13: 978-1-230-19838-5
Barcode: 9781230198385
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-230-19838-5

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