HARP INTO BATTLE by Cecil Maiden


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The nationalizing of Wales in the twelfth and thirteenth century makes up the framework of this fictionalized treatment of the life of Llewelyn the Great. His warm honesty with King John of England, his negotiations with the Archbishop of Canterbury, his marriage to John's bastard daughter, Joan, his success in uniting the Welsh chieftains through the ancient laws of that land, and his unflinching resolve to be to his people ""equal to their hope, bigger than their fears"" are woven together here in the tradition of Jane Oliver in a warm narrative, richly revealing of a valorous people and the land they served. Of interest both to history and novel enthusiasts.

Pub Date: July 20th, 1959
Publisher: Crowell