The Hammer of the Scots - The Plantagenets


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Publisher's Synopsis

Readers of Philippa Gregory will love this gripping account of Edward I and his private and political battles by multi-million copy and international bestselling author Jean Plaidy.

'Outstanding' -- Vanity Fair
'Full-blooded, dramatic, exciting' -- Observer
'Jean Plaidy conveys the texture of various patches of the past with such rich complexity' - Guardian
'An inspired blending of history and imagination' -- **** Reader review
'A must read' -- **** Reader review
'History at its best' -- **** Reader review
'A pleasure to read' -- **** Reader review
'Powerful stuff' -- **** Reader review
The news of Henry III's death reached his son Edward on the long road home from the Holy Land. Now he was England's king and a man fit for his destiny.

Through all the years of his reign, through stark personal tragedy and chill forebodings as his son grew into a weak, corrupted price, Edward I strove to weld a nation united from England, Scotland and Wales.

When the mighty Wallace raised the Scots in arms and the Welsh Llewellyn strove for power, Edward stood firm to his resolve, still knowing in his heart how much would be lost when his crown passed down to his dissolute son ...

Book information

ISBN: 9780099510284
Publisher: Random House
Imprint: Arrow Books
Pub date:
Edition: Reprint
DEWEY: 823.912
DEWEY edition: 22
Language: English
Number of pages: 419
Weight: 302g
Height: 196mm
Width: 130mm
Spine width: 27mm