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A King's Comrade

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This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally ...more
Hardcover, Large Print, 280 pages
Published August 18th 2008 by BiblioLife (first published 2007)
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Ailish
Apr 17, 2012 Ailish rated it really liked it
Published in 1904, this work of historical fiction is set in eighth-century England and tells the story of the betrayal and murder of Ethelbert, the young King of East Anglia and later saint, by his prospective in-laws.

The book also provides an interesting picture of the relations between the Saxons and the Welsh during this period, and of early viking raiding parties. It's a bit heavy on omens, visions and portents, but apparently these appear in the medieval sources too.
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The Reverend Charles Watts Whistler MRCS, LSA, (1856-1913) was a writer of historic fiction that plays between 600 and 1100 AD, usually based on early English/Saxon chronicles, Norse or Danish Sagas and archeological discoveries.
He studied medicine at St Thomas's Hospital, London, and was a Member of the Royal College of Surgeons and a Licentiate of the Society of Apothecaries. After pr
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