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Within the conflict of Lincoln, 1141, the Sheriff of Shropshire is captured through the Welsh forces of the Empress Maud. The county proposes to switch him for a tender Welsh nobleman. but if the Sheriff is murdered merely Brother Cadfael can retailer the captive from retaliation.

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Dead Man's Ransom (Chronicles of Brother Cadfael, Book 9) (UK Edition)

Within the conflict of Lincoln, 1141, the Sheriff of Shropshire is captured via the Welsh forces of the Empress Maud. The county proposes to switch him for a tender Welsh nobleman. but if the Sheriff is murdered basically Brother Cadfael can shop the captive from retaliation.

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