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Ransom for a knight

Barbara Leonie Picard

Ransom for a knight

by Barbara Leonie Picard

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Published by Oxford University Press in [London] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementIllustrated by C. Walter Hodges.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.P55208 Ran
The Physical Object
Pagination314 p. :
Number of Pages314
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6196084M
LC Control Number56003686
OCLC/WorldCa4177518

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  Once banished by his father, Mazael Cravenlock is now a knight in the service of Malden, Lord of Knightcastle. When Lord Malden sends Mazael to ransom a nobleman from a bandit of the hills, he suspects there is more at stake than a simple kidnapping. He's right. When dark magic stirs in the hills, Mazael will need all his wits and courage to escape an army of malevolent ghosts. Ransom cases. Julius Caesar was captured by pirates near the island of Pharmacusa, and held until someone paid 50 talents to free him.. In Europe during the Middle Ages, ransom became an important custom of chivalric warfare. An important knight, especially nobility or royalty, was worth a significant sum of money if captured, but nothing if he was killed.. For this reason, the practice of.

Read "The Ransom Knight (World of the Demonsouled short story)" by Jonathan Moeller available from Rakuten Kobo. Once banished by his father, Mazael Cravenlock is now a knight in the service of Malden, Lord of Knightcastle. When Lord 4/5.   Hugo is a dashing knight with a killer smile. When you think of a knight in shining armor, you need only imagine Hugo. If you are looking for the next best historical romance novel than look no farther then Ransom My Heart. This book features some wonderful characters, love, adventure, and even some comedy. I look forward to Meg Cabot's next /5(5).


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Late one evening, a strange knight appears and tells Alys that her father and brother are alive and being held for ransom by the Scots. When no one believes her story, she sets off /5. Ransom for a Knight (The Nautilus Series) Paperback – May 1, by Barbara Leonie Picard (Author)Author: Barbara Leonie Picard.

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FREE Shipping on $35 or more!Author: Barbara Leonie Picard. Ransom for a knight. [Barbara Leonie Picard] -- When she learns that her father and brother are not dead, Alys travels with her servant Hugh over the length of England, carrying jewels she can use to ransom them from the Scots. Late one evening, a strange knight appears and tells Alys that her father and brother are alive and being held for ransom by the Scots.

When no one believes her story, she sets off. The Ransom Knight (The Sworn Knight Book 3) - Kindle edition by Moeller, Jonathan.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Ransom Knight (The Sworn Knight Book 3)/5(4).

Overview Once banished by his father, Mazael Cravenlock is now a knight in the service of Malden, Lord of Knightcastle. When Lord Malden sends Mazael to ransom a nobleman from a bandit of the hills, he suspects there is more at stake than a simple : Jonathan Moeller. Ransom for a knight.

Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English. Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by Lotu Tii on January 9, SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: Shelves: adult, romance-novel, harlequin Catherine Sommerville's world changes when she's kidnapped and held for ransom by Gervase St.

Juste. Gervase believes that Cat's father is responsible for the destruction of his keep and the death of his wife during the war/5. Ransom for a Knight | Shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal"A fine, authentic, historical tale, valuable for its picture of medieval times."--New York Herald TribuneIn 14th-century England, Alys de Renneville sits alone in the loft of her manor house mourning her father and brother who are thought to have been killed in battle in Scotland.

Knight's Ransom is the third novel in ”The E Z Knight Reports”; a BookShot length, sexy, humorous and irreverent thriller series as well as a somewhat realistic and poignant look at the darker side of life, crime and the human condition.

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Ransom for a knight. [Barbara Leonie Picard; C Walter Hodges] -- In early 14th-century England, young Alys de Renneville, unable to persuade any of her relatives that her father and brother are alive and being held for ransom in Scotland, determines to rescue them.

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Medieval warfare had well-organised 'ransom market' not just knights and nobles. an archer William Callowe gained almost £ from the ransom of. The concept of ransom dates back to classical times, but during the Early Middle Ages it fell into disuse and we hear little about ransoms.

By the mid th century, however, they were back in fashion, and from the mid th century to the end of the 15 th they were a dominant feature of modern warfare. Although they have since disappeared from Western warfare, the criminal custom of Author: Helena P.

Schrader. A knight is a person granted an honorary title of knighthood by a head of state (including the pope) or representative for service to the monarch, the church or the country, especially in a military capacity.

The background of knighthood can be traced back to the Greek hippeis (ἱππεῖς) and Roman eques of classical antiquity. In the Early Middle Ages in Europe, knighthood was. In a heartbeat, Catherine Sommerville's world had changed, transforming her from a cosseted heiress to a prize held for ransom by a battle-scarred knight.

Reason demanded that she despise Gervase St. Juste, but her soul whispered that they had been born beneath the same star.

Praise for Barbara Leonie Picard and Ransom for a Knight Shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal "A fine, authentic, historical tale, valuable for its picture of medieval times."--New York Herald /5(34). Helena P. Schrader is the author of three books set in the crusader kingdoms.

St. Louis’ Knight is set in the Latin Kingdom of Cyprus in the mid th century and Knight of Jerusalem and Defender of Jerusalem are the first two books in a three biographical novel of Balian d’Ibelin, who defended Jerusalem against Saladin in and later played an important role during the Third.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Knight's Ransom (The Sommerville Brothers) by Suzanne Barclay, September 1,Harlequin edition, Paperback in EnglishPages: ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 18 cm.

Contents: Kara's gift / Suzanne Barclay --The twelfth day of Christmas / Margaret Moore --A wish for Noel / Deborah Title: Harlequin historicals, Responsibility.