By Anne O'Brien
1330. Philippa of Hainault might be married to King Edward III yet she is stored penniless and powerless. England grimaces within the clutches of the Dowager Queen Isabella and her ruthlessly formidable lover Lord Mortimer, whereas Edward’s father rots in unlawful confinement, a prisoner at Mortimer’s hand. it is going to take a brave younger guy to emerge from the shadows and stand up in contrast bold pair. yet now Edward is grown to adulthood and Philippa, his new spouse, is set to determine justice performed. it's her suggestion, whispered into the younger King Edward’s ear, that might see the conflict for England’s throne begin. Treason is rife, with all to lose yet a Crown – in additional than identify - to achieve. The victor’s prize is England…failure is demise.
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