Martin Lake
ASIN: B004X23TFO
Publisher: unknown
Pages: 285

THE FLAME OF RESISTANCEEngland 1066. The Battle of Hastings is over. The Battle for England is about to begin. King Harold and most of England’s warriors lie dead on the battle-field and William, Duke of Normandy is marching towards London. Refusing to surrender, the English leaders turn to the one person they believe can unite the kingdom against the invaders. Edgar Atheling, the last surviving descendent of Alfred the Great, is proclaimed King of England.Unfortunately, he is only thirteen years of age. Edgar leads a small English army to meet William in battle. But when they see the strength of the Normans his advisers desert him and he is captured. On Christmas Day 1066, William the Conqueror is crowned King. Eighteen months later, when a bitter nation rises up in resistance to the Norman conquerors, Edgar escapes captivity to lead the last armies of England in their fight for ...
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