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by Elizabeth Chadwick
Preparing an extended trip to get their lands in Ireland under control, Mahelt's parents are anxious to see her married before they leave and to that end she is betrothed to Hugh Bigod, the son of Roger Bigod the powerful Earl of Norfolk.
Elizabeth Chadwick has gone on to become one of Britain's foremost historical novelists and has been called by the . To Defy A King (2010) - book about William Marshal's eldest daughter, Maud Marshal (1192 - 1248). Eleanor of Aquitaine series. The Summer Queen (2013).
Elizabeth Chadwick has gone on to become one of Britain's foremost historical novelists and has been called by the Historical Novel Society "the best writer of medieval fiction currently around".
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This story continues the story of William Marshal, but centers on his eldest daughter, Mahelt and her husband Hugh Bigod.
a historical novel set in the Plantagenet times when King John ruled England, focusing on Hugh Bigod, son of the Earl of Norfolk who marries Mehelt Marshall. This story continues the story of William Marshal, but centers on his eldest daughter, Mahelt and her husband Hugh Bigod. The central characters of the third book, "For the King's Favor", Ida and.
From acclaimed novelist Elizabeth Chadwick comes a story of huge emotional power set against the road to Magna Carta and the fight to bring a tyrant king to heel. The privileged daughter of one of the most powerful men in England, Mahelt Marshal's life changes dramatically when her father is suspected of treachery by King John. Her brothers become hostages and Mahelt is married to Hugh Bigod, heir to the earldom of Norfolk. Adapting to her new life is hard, but Mahelt comes to love Hugh deeply; however, defying her father-in-law brings disgrace and heartbreak.
The king takes her brothers hostage and Mahelt's planned marriage to Hugh Bigod, son of the Earl of Norfolk, takes place sooner than she expected. Mahelt and Hugh come to care for each other deeply, but Hugh's strict father clashes with the rebellious Mahelt. When more harsh demands from King John threaten to tear the couple's lives apart, Mahelt finds herself facing her worst fears alone, not knowing if she-or her marriage-will survive.
by Elizabeth Chadwick. series William Marshal. Books related to To Defy a King. When King John sets out to subdue the Bigods, Mahelt faces a heartbreaking battle, fearing neither she, nor her marriage, is likely to survive the outcome.
Written by Elizabeth Chadwick, Audiobook narrated by Patience Tomlinson. It is a time for ambitious men to prosper, and royal servant John FitzGilbert Marshal is one of them. Raised high, as the kin of the deceased King Henry battle each other for England's throne, John reaps rich rewards but pays a terrible price for the choices he makes - as does his family. His wife, fragile, naïve Aline is hopelessly unequipped to cope with the demands of a life lived on the edge and, when John is seriously injured in battle, her worst nightmare is realised.
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More Medieval Historical Fiction Titles from Elizabeth Chadwick: Lady of the English- A medieval battle of the sexes The Greatest Knight-the seldom told story of the Greatest Knight of the Middle Ages The Summer Queen a novel of Eleanor of Aquitaine. What readers are saying about To Defy a King. This is truly historical fiction at its finest. An enthralling historical fiction novel with superb characters and a remarkable story.
Named the Historical Novel of the Year by the Romantic Novelist's Association in 2011, To Defy is King is a riveting novel of family loyalty and betrayal, featuring the daughter of William Marshal―one of Chadwick, and history's, most beloved characters.
The spirited daughter of England's greatest knight, Mahelt Marshal, lives a privileged life. But when her beloved father falls out with the volatile and dangerous King John, her world is shattered.
The king takes her brothers hostage and Mahelt's planned marriage to Hugh Bigod, son of the Earl of Norfolk, takes place sooner than she expected.
Mahelt and Hugh come to care for each other deeply, but Hugh's strict father clashes with the rebellious Mahelt. When more harsh demands from King John threaten to tear the couple's lives apart, Mahelt finds herself facing her worst fears alone. Caught between the family she was born in and the family she married into, Mahelt is uncertain if she―or her marriage―will survive.
Written with vivid detail and great historical accuracy, To Defy a King is an immersive historical novel of Medieval England. Fans of Philippa Gregory, Alison Weir, Sharon Kay Penman, and Bernard Cornwall will take pleasure in this well-crafted story of a vibrant, noble woman in a tyrant's world.
What reviewers are saying about To Defy a King"...juicy chunks of violent medieval history you can enjoy in the climate-controlled safety of your own home." ―USA Today"The characters are wonderful ― fleshed out, individual, not stereotypical and graceful. The blend of action scenes and emotional scenes are well balanced."―The Maiden's Court"Not only will you feel as though you are really in the story, but you will gasp in shock, smile, chuckle here and there, and at one point, shed a tear or two."―Book Babe
What people are saying about bestselling author Elizabeth Chadwick"A star back in Britain, Elizabeth Chadwick is finally getting the attention she deserves here." ― USA Today"Elizabeth Chadwick is to Medieval England what Philippa Gregory is to the Tudors and the Stuarts, and Bernard Cornwall to the Dark Ages."―Books Monthly, UK"The best writer of medieval fiction currently around." ―Historical Novels Review"Chadwick is an icon for the historical fiction community for her ability to create a believable and passionate story based around major events of the era."―The Burton Review"Breathing life into historical personages is hallmark Chadwick."―RT Book Reviews"Picking up an Elizabeth Chadwick novel is like having a Bentley draw up at your door: you know you are in for a sumptuous ride." ―Daily Telegraph