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The Lion of Justice The Norman Series Volume 2Rverse sexuality and contempt for the churchAnd Henry cleverest of all awaited his chance to fulfill his father's prophecy and assume the mantle of The Lion of Justice Obviously scrupulously researched for when it was written it nonetheless has a march of historical doom uality to it where it is clear that Plaidy is wedging in every amusing anecdote and important historical fact she can find and just kind of stringing them together Henry is a charming jerk; EdithMatilda is obnoxiously virtuous I'm guessing that most of her characterization came from a literal hagiography Kind of fun but kind of a slog at the same time

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SilverThe three were natural rivals The feckless Robert lost his Norman dukedom in an orgy of impulsive extravagance Red haired Rufus scandalized the court with his pe Nature's takin' over my one track mindBelieve it or not you're in my heart all the timeAll the girls are sayin' that you'll end up a foolFor the time being baby live by my rules The Lion of Justice focuses on three of William the Conueror's sons William Rufus William II Robert duke of Normandy and Henry Henry I It tells the story of William II's brief reign his mysterious death in the forest and Henry I's reign In part the story is told through his ueen We meet the future ueen as a young woman named Edith She is royal the daughter of the king and ueen of Scotland She is also among the last of the Saxon royal dynasty The novel opens with Edith and her sister Mary going to a convent for safekeeping They have an aunt there who is convinced that Edith should take vows and become a nun Edith finds the idea repugnant Eually repugnant to her is marrying an old man of the William II's choosing There are two close calls before she is married to King Henry Readers definitely know of Henry than she does One other thing that you should know he makes her change her name to Matilda; Matilda was his mother's nameThere is a good reason why I uoted Lou Christie's Lightin' Strikes at the start of this review Henry I is depicted as arrogant and lusty and selfish He's repugnant And he's able to fool Matilda for several years at least She actually believes all his lines She actually trusts him He seems a bit surprised that there is any woman so gullible and naive to buy what he's saying He almost seems relieved when she confronts him to see if it is the truth In my opinion the back of the book LIED Its description A DAZZLING PORTRAIT OF A MAN FOR WHOM COUNTLESS MISTRESSES WEREN'T ENOUGH AND ONE GIRL WAS EVERYTHING Henry married Matilda because she was Saxon royalty It was a politically advantageous match for the kingdom's good He didn't dislike her But she was never his everything I get the impression that women were completely interchangeable to him One being very much like another Did I like it? It wasn't so much a matter of liking or not liking I found it uite readable I often found Henry infuriating and I suppose I thought a lot of conversations to Matilda not that she could hear me I am glad I read on in the series

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The Lion of Justice The Norman Series Volume 2 Book Á 285 pages Download ê The death of the Conueror left three sons to inherit his power and his wealth Normandy for Robert England for Rufus and for Henry the youngest five thousand pounds of silverThe three were natural rivals The feckless Robert lost his NThe death of the Conueror left three sons to inherit his power and his wealth Normandy for Robert England for Rufus and for Henry the youngest five thousand pounds of Moving on life is too short for dry as dirt Plaidy