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G. Lawrence presents the first book in the Chronicles of Matilda, Lady of Flanders series. Contains mature themes.
14th October 1066.
Two armies converge to decide the fate of England . . .
The most famous date in English history, when the might of the English Saxons faced the wrath of the Norman invasion. The man who stormed the sands of Sussex was William, bastard Duke of Normany, the man they eventually came to call the Conqueror . . . But the Heart of the Conqueror was Matilda, Lady of Flanders and Duchess of Normandy. At the side of the most famous war-lord of history, Matilda worked, not as quiet, modest wife, but as a leader . . . as a ruler just as ruthless as her husband. Under her soft mask of beauty and modesty there lay the heart of a woman powered by ambition. A woman who was strong, courageous and devious . . .
Through the eyes of one of the most extraordinary women of history unfold the events leading to the invasion of England and the battle that would decide its fate . . .
This is the story of Matilda, Lady of Flanders, Duchess of Normandy and Queen of England.
Contains mature themes.
Running time 18 hrs 14 min