Publisher Description

The main character is Richard Duke of Normandy, the great grandfather of William the Conqueror. At the beginning of the tale he is a boy of eight, who succeeds to the dukedom when his father is murdered in 943 A. D. His overlord King Louis carries the boy off to the French court. There his life seems to be in danger, and he is rescued by his faithful squire and returns to Normandy. The book continues with an account of the subsequent struggle between the Normans and French. It concludes with a summary of Richard's life, stressing his magnanimity.

GENRE
Historical
RELEASED
1901
May 24
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
172
Pages
PUBLISHER
Public Domain
SIZE
299
KB

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