Tag Archives: english history

The Last Kingdom (2004)

By Bernard Cornwell “The preachers tell us that pride is a great sin, but the preachers are wrong. Pride makes a man, it drives him, it is the shield wall around his reputation… Men die, they said, but reputation does … Continue reading

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Holy Warrior by Angus Donald

“I stand upward toward the Heavens where God and his angels resided. But I could see nothing of the Divine.” Summary Robin Hood becomes a Crusader and fights with his swashbuckling crew along side Richard the Lionheart. Alan, his trusty … Continue reading

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Crusade by Stewart Binns

“Within minutes of the end of the carnage, the Crusaders flocked to the Holy Sepulcher to give thanks for their deliverance. Heaving from their exertions, dripping in their sweat and the still-warm blood of their victims, they knelt in prayer. We turned … Continue reading

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