Historical novel from Bethlehem Books
on the life of St. Thomas Becket. It is the year 1170. The long-standing battle of wills between Archbishop Thomas Becket and King Henry II has come to a climax. The twins Edmund and Simon, one in the service of the Archbishop and the other a page of the King, witness the dramatic events leading up to the infamous cathedral slaying. Recommended for fifth grade. Black and white illustrations by Robert M. Sax. 1961 original copyright, reprinted in 2001. 8.5 x 5.5 inches. Soft cover. 181 pp.
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