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St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 9781429960663304 Pages
An unscrupulous manor lord has reneged on his promise to hand over a priceless ornate cross stolen from the Templars during the Crusades. Furthermore, he has massacred as heretics fourteen members of a religious order. The King sends Hugh Corbett, devoted emissary of King Edward I to Mistleham in his stead...
"Another fine historical mystery steeped in medieval atmosphere." - Kirkus Reviews
Who are the malefactors? Who knew about the robbery?
Who offered and gave the robbers help,
counsel and assistance?
Letter of Edward I, 6 June 1303
Sir Hugh Corbett, Keeper of the Secret Seal, personal emissary...