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Book Title: A Pride of Kings|
The author of the book: Juliet Dymoke
ISBN 13: 9780441670666
Edition: Ace Books
Date of issue: 1978
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King Stephen of Blois nearly hanged him.
King Henry II died in his arms.
Young King Henry falsely accused him of treachery.
King Richard bestowed upon him the highest honors.
King John betrayed him.
Landless and penniless, William Marshall became the most celebrated knight in all of Europe, his prowess on the tourney fields enabling him to rise to power and serve five kings of England. Throughout their reigns, through both fortune and disfavor, William Marshall never swerved in his loyalty to the quarrelsome, unpredictable, autocratic brood of Henry II, founder of the great Plantagenet dynasty.
A Pride of Kings
is the first of The Plantagenets, a series of historical novels which tell the story of the Plantagenet monarchs through the eyes of the men and women who served them, loved them, or betrayed them, and in so doing, helped shape the events of English history.
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Read information about the authorJuliet Dymoke was born at Enfield in Middlesex and educated at a boarding school in the country. During the war she worked for The Canadian Army Medical Records and at that time married Hugo de Schanschieff who was then serving as an air gunner in he Royal Air Force.
It was while her husband was away in the R.A.F. that Juliet Dymoke turned her attention to writing and also to work on scripts for various films companies. She has published several books for children but counts historical novels with "more fact than fiction" as her particular field. She has travelled all over the British Isles in the course of her research, as she makes a special point of authenticity. Among her main interests are music, television drama and "anything to do with the countryside".
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