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 by King John. Her brothers become... read more
“"... she is so different from day to day. You never know whether there will be clouds or sunshine. You bask in the sunshine and run for cover when there's a thunderstorm... but you are never bored, and sometimes you are overwhelmed that such a beauty could even exist."”Hugh Bigod
“"You have to know when to seize the advantage and when to yield. I do not make the mistake of pushing at doors that will never unlock."”Roger Bigod
“"What mercy would my own sons receive in the wake of my death? Hang them, each and every one, and let it be an example."”King John
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