When Christ and his saints slept by Sharon Kay Penman

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Published by H. Holt in New York .

Written in English

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Map on lining papers.

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StatementSharon Kay Penman.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3566.E474 W48 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination746 p. :
Number of Pages746
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1097912M
ISBN 100805010157
LC Control Number94022593
OCLC/WorldCa30919107

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When Christ and His Saints Slept takes a neutral position on both claimants to the throne and their supporters. Both are shown to have weaknesses that lost them support.

Penman also gives the reader/listener a wide range of other characters both historical and fictional. The audiobook is over 36 hrs long. Anne Flosnik is a good narrator. Never before had there been greater wretchedness in the country. And they said openly that Christ and his saints slept.

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It features the bloody war that raged England between Stephen and his cousin Maude. Stephen steals the crown after King Henry the First's death from Maude, who's the /5(). After finishing the manuscript, her only copy was stolen from her car. She eventually rewrote the book and it was published in Her other works include Here Be Dragons, The Reckoning, When Christ and His Saints Slept, The Queen's Man, Cruel as the Grave, Dragon's Lair, Prince of Darkness, Lionheart and A King's Ransom.4/5(34).

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In actual fact, that wasn’t precisely so.4/5(32). When Christ and His Saints Slept (Book): Penman, Sharon Kay: In the 12th Century, a king's daughter and her cousin fight for the crown of England. She is Maude, the only legitimate daughter of 23 children sired by Henry I.

He is Stephen of Blois, who in a daring move seizes the crown. The people accept him, but Maude will obtain revenge through her son, the future Henry II.

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/5(6). Get this from a library. When Christ and his saints slept. [Sharon Kay Penman] -- In the wake of King Henry I's death inthe Countess of Anjou, his beautiful daughter, prepares to claim the throne despite the reservations of the late ruler's barons, but her position is.

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Sharon Penman is one of the most popular historical novelists writing today. Her bestselling story of Richard III, The Sunne in Splendour, was published in and her acclaimed Welsh trilogy, Here Be Dragons, Falls the Shadow and The Reckoning, was similarly and Chance is the second in a trilogy that opened with When Christ and His Saints Slept ()/5().

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She is Maude, the only legitimate daughter of 23 children sired by Henry I. He is Stephen of Blois, who in a. Get this from a library. When Christ and his saints slept. [Sharon K Penman] -- Set in 12th-century England and the early civil war between Stephen and his cousin, the Empress Maude, this story tells of a long fight to win the English throne.

Stephen was handsome and unreliable. When Christ and His Saints Slept is about the war for the English crown that would last fifteen years, which would ultimately lead to the beginning of the Plantagenet reign. After the death of his only legitimate son in the sinking of the White Ship, Henry I proclaimed his daughter Matilda (called Maude in the book to distinguish from the many.

In When Christ and His Saints Slept, the first of a trilogy that will tell the story of Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine, master storyteller and historian Sharon Kay Penman illuminates one of the less-known but fascinating periods of English begins with the death of King Henry I, son of William the Conqueror and father of Maude, his only living legitimate offspring.

Author:Penman, Sharon. When Christ And His Saints Slept. Book Binding:Hardback. All of our paper waste is recycled within the UK and turned into corrugated cardboard. World of. In When Christ and His Saints Slept, Sharon Penman re-tells the sad and tragic two decades in England between the sinking of the White Ship (and King Henry I’s only legitimate son), to the rise of King Henry II.

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This book is about a period of history I am not particularly familiar with, 12th century England and the battle between Maude and Stephen for the throne. Maude was declared heir to the throne by her father Henry 1, but her /5().

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