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The Angel of Death (Hugh Corbett Mysteries, Book 4)

Murder and intrigue from the heart of the medieval court

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The Angel of Death (Hugh Corbett Mysteries, Book 4) by Paul Doherty
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In 1298, Edward I of England invaded Scotland and brutally sacked the town of Berwick, razing to the ground the Red House of the Flemings who had permission to trade there. He little knew his action would have far-reaching repercussions.A year later, Edward convokes a great assembly of the realm in St Paul's Cathedral. They are to hear Mass after which the main celebrant, Walter de Montfort, has been delegated to lecture the King on not taxing the Church. During the Mass, de Montfort dies a sudden and violent death.Hugh Corbett, the King's clerk, is given the task of solving the mystery and tracking down the murderer. Against the background of Edward's struggle to maintain himself, both at home and aborad, Corbett's investigations become tortuous and laced with danger...

Author Biography

Paul Doherty was born in Middlesbrough. He studied History at Liverpool and Oxford Universities and obtained a doctorate for his thesis on Edward II and Queen Isabella. He is now headmaster of a school in north-east London and lives with his family in Essex.
Release date NZ
December 1st, 1991
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Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Headline Book Publishing
Pages
160
Dimensions
114x178x11
ISBN-13
9780747236948
Product ID
1697062

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