|Checkmate (1975) [Novel]|
by Dorothy Dunnett
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Series: Lymond Chronicles
(From the publisher):
In 1557 Francis Crawford of Lymond is once again in France, leading an army against England. But even as the Scots adventurer succeeds brilliantly on the battlefield, his haunted past becomes a subject of intense interest to forces on both sides. For whoever knows the secret of Lymond's parentage possessed the power to control him—or destroy him.
Original title: Checkmate
Genre: Fiction→ Historical→ European→ Renaissance