|When Christ and His Saints Slept (1995) [Novel]|
by Sharon Kay Penman
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Series: Eleanor of Aquitaine Trilogy
(From the publisher):
A.D. 1135. As church bells tolled for the death of England's King Henry I, his barons faced the unwelcome prospect of being ruled by a woman: Henry's beautiful daughter Maude, Countess of Anjou. But before Maude could claim her throne, her cousin Stephen seized it. In their long and bitter struggle, all of England bled and burned.
Original title: When Christ and His Saints Slept
Genre: Fiction→ Historical→ European→ Medieval
Fiction→ Historical→ The "royals"