A Deadly Penance (Templar Knight Mystery, Book 6) by Maureen Ash

By Maureen Ash

A new Templar Knight secret from the writer who "masterfully creates a medieval international choked with wealthy historical detail." (National bestselling writer Victoria Thompson) Templar Bascot de Marins is summoned to Lincoln fortress to benefit who murdered a servant engaged in a bootleg affair with a married lady. even if the jealous husband had a purpose, Bascot's research uncovers a extra surprising revelation concerning the sufferer that may provide him any variety of power enemies...

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Alkborough was a vill in which William Malet, father of Robert Malet, one of Hereward’s enemies in the Gesta Herwardi, was the predecessor of Ivo Taillebois, another of the outlaw’s opponents. ) from Peterborough abbey, and is described as the abbot’s man. 54 It has been suggested, moreover, that Saswalo (or Saxwalo) might have 53 For what follows in this paragraph, see DB, vol. 1, ff. 225r, 242r, 274v, 275r, 276r, 353v; The Red Book of the Exchequer, ed. H. Hall (3 vols, Rolls Series, London, 1897), vol.

29–86. 100 It may be, then, that William de Warenne’s For the possible bias of the monks, see Thomas, ‘The Gesta Herwardi’, 219 n. 24. As Thomas observed, however, ‘the selection of villains cannot simply be explained by Ely interests’. The Conqueror distributed Ely abbey’s lands and goods that lay outside the Isle to his knights. Warenne may have profited from this, was accused of stealing vills from the monks whose hostility towards him is clear in the Liber Eliensis, and appears in a royal charter which suggests that he had unjustly taken the monks’ possessions.

A Geoffrey Halsalin from Nottinghamshire fought alongside Robert I de Ferrers against the Scots at the battle of the Standard in 1138: Chronicles of the Reigns of Stephen, Henry II, and Richard I, ed. R. Howlett (4 vols, Rolls Series, London, 1884–89), vol. 3, p. 162. 113 DB, vol. 1 ff. 219r, 227r, 235v, 247v, 275v, 276v, 280r, 289r–v, 326r, 336r, 369v, 373v; and see nn. 39 and 100 above. It has been noted that Geoffrey ‘was possibly related to the Halselin or Hanselin who was a knight of William de Braose (Briouze, Orne) in Sussex’: Keats-Rohan, Domesday People … Domesday Book, p.

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