He was William, bastard Duke of Normandy, a fearsome warrior who laid siege to the crown of England and to the heart of the imperious Matilda of Flanders, vowing to find his destiny with this proud green-eyed beauty at his side. William met his match in battle against the mighty Saxon Harold in the bloody struggle for England's throne...yet found his greatest challenge in the arms of the woman whose guarded passions and unbridled ambition equalled his own.
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William the Bastard, base-born son of the Duke of Normandy, must fight the King of France to regain his Duchy. Spurned in love by the Princess Matilda, the fighting Duke dares to take a whip to her in her own father's palace, before making her his bride. William the Conqueror sails to England to claim the Saxon King's crown and sceptre for his own. "From the Trade Paperback edition."Product Description:
A fast-moving and minutely-wrought chronicle of one of the greatest figures in our history - William, Duke of Normandy and King of England. The novel follows William from the days of his infancy until his victory over King Harold at the Battle of Hastings.
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Book Description Pan Books, 1972. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 330200631