The Boy Knight: A Tale of the Crusades

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A rousing tale told in magnificent style, G. A. Henty's story of medieval life follows the remarkable adventures of young Cuthbert de Lance, a lad who serves as a page to an English nobleman during the Third Crusade. Readers have a ringside seat at a major historical event as they follow the boy to the Holy Land, experience the excitement of battle, and share Cuthbert's dangerous exploits on his return trip across Europe to England.
Henty was known for his historical accuracy, ...
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A rousing tale told in magnificent style, G. A. Henty's story of medieval life follows the remarkable adventures of young Cuthbert de Lance, a lad who serves as a page to an English nobleman during the Third Crusade. Readers have a ringside seat at a major historical event as they follow the boy to the Holy Land, experience the excitement of battle, and share Cuthbert's dangerous exploits on his return trip across Europe to England.
Henty was known for his historical accuracy, and this volume reinforced his reputation; once again, he places his young characters in critical periods of history. Masterfully blending fact with fiction, Henty produced more than 140 books and achieved a reputation as the "Prince of Storytellers." His popular novels continue to ignite youthful imaginations with thrilling tales of reckless courage set in bygone days.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780486448039
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publication date: 5/26/2006
  • Series: Dover Children's Classics Series
  • Pages: 272
  • Sales rank: 567,312
  • Age range: 9 - 12 Years
  • Product dimensions: 5.20 (w) x 8.20 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

I. The Outlaws
II. A Rescue
III. The Capture of Wortham Hold
IV. The Crusades
V. Preparations
VI. The Lists
VII. Revenge
VIII. The Attack
IX. The Princess Berengaria
X. Pirates
XI. In the Holy Land
XII. The Accolade
XIII. In the Hands of the Saracens
XIV. An Effort for Freedom
XV. A Hermit's Tale
XVI. A Fight of Heroes
XVII. An Alpine Storm
XVIII. Sentenced to Death
XIX. Dresden
XX. Under the Greenwood
XXI. The Attempt on the Convent
XXII. A Dastardly Stratagem
XXIII. The False and Perjured Knight
XXIV. The Siege of Evesham Castle
XXV. In Search of the King
XXVI. King Richard's Return to England
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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 16, 2014

    Its a great book!!

    Awesome stories! And it has real words and grammar!!! I recomend this!! Might be a little violent but hey that is war. The person who wrote this book is a believer i recommend!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 8, 2014

    Dont buy this book from Anonamous

    This book is a total waste of money you can buy the same one for evan cheeper.

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