A March on London : Being a Story of Wat Tyler's Insurrection
by George Alfred Henty

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A March on London: Being a Story of Wat Tyler's InsurrectionA March on London: Being a Story of Wat Tyler's Insurrection (paperback)
Pub. Date: 2007
Publisher: BiblioBazaar
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Excerpt: ... made a rare good fighter." As soon as Albert's harness was taken off he sat down and wrote, in his fair clerkly hand, a letter of the warmest thanks on the part of Sir Ralph, Edgar, and himself to Van Voorden. After this had been sent off, the swords and daggers were examined and admired, Sir Ralph declaring the former to be of the finest Toledo steel and the latter to come from Damascus. Edgar had said little, but he was even more delighted with his new acquisition than Albert. To have a good suit of armour had been his greatest ambition, but his father was by no means wealthy, and he had thought that his only chance of obtaining such a suit would be to overthrow some French noble in battle. The next morning they were up betimes, and mounted a few minutes before the hour at which the city gates would be opened. Sir Ralph and his dame rode first, Aline took her place between her brother and Edgar, the latter keeping a watchful eye over her horse, which was fresh after six or seven days' idleness. The two retainers rode behind, having the ladies' valises strapped behind them. The city churches rang out the hour when they were within a hundred yards of the gate, and as this opened, Van Voorden, with his daughter behind him on a pillion, rode out to meet them, followed by two mounted men. "That is thoughtful and courteous of him, dame," the knight said. "He might well have come alone; but it is kindly of him as well as courteous to bring his daughter." As the party met, the Fleming bowed deeply to Lady Agatha. "I have brought my daughter with me," he said, "in that I might introduce her to you, and that she might assure you, in her mother's name, of the pleasure your visit will give her." "'Tis kind and courteous of you, Mynheer Van Voorden," Dame Agatha said, as, leaning over, she shook his daughter's hand. "My mother bade me say that she is impatiently waiting your coming, and that your visit will give her the greatest pleasure-and yours also, ...

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  • PID: 17821354838
  • ISBN-13: 9781426430312
  • Publisher: BiblioBazaar
  • Seller: Revaluation Books
    Description: 284 pages. 7.80x4.90x0.80 inches. This item is printed on demand.
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