(From the publisher):
The King, the Queen and the archbishop who dominated the dawn of the Plantagenet epoch...
Eleanor of Aquitaine -- romantic and beautiful Queen of the 'Courts of Love', scandalizing Christendom by her infidelity to her husband the King of France.
Henry, Duke of Normandy and great-grandson of William the Conquerer. When Eleanor saw him, twelve years her junior, she was determined that Henry should be her husband.
Thomas Becket, the merchant's son, who rose to become a saint and a martyr. Beloved and hated in turn by Henry his king, Becket's course moved inexorably toward the tragedy of blood and steel before the high altar at Canterbury.
Original title: The Plantagenet Prelude
Genre: Fiction→ Historical→ The "royals"
Fiction→ Historical→ European→ British Isles→ England