King Edward has no heir and promises never to produce one.
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There are no obvious successors available to replace him, but quite a few claimants are eager to take the crown. While power struggles break out between the various factions at court, enemies abroad plot to make England their own. There are raids across the borders with Wales and Scotland. Harold Godwinson, Earl of Wessex, is seen by many as the one man who can bring stability to the kingdom.
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He has powerful friends and two women who love him, but he has enemies will stop at nothing to gain power. As begins, England heads for an uncertain future. It seems even the heavens are against Harold. I have been interested in history since I was a boy, which I suppose explains why, when I came across a degree course in History and Politics at Coventry University that looked tailor-made for me, I applied right away.
In the opposite direction, just a short walk from my halls, is the bell tower that houses a clock, which when its bell chimes the hour, produces a half-size model of naked Lady Godiva riding a horse for the titillation of tourists. Above her, Peeping Tom leans out of a window for a better view. In all of the three years I was there, it never once occurred to me that I would one day write a book featuring Earl Leofric and his famous wife, as key players.
It was about this time I read a biography about King Harold II which fascinated me so much I read more and more about the man and the times. So, I decided to write one myself. Now, after many years of study and time spent over a hot keyboard, I have finally produced that novel. I am now working on a sequel.
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