William Marshal
Books in series4
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(4.5 based on 284 ratings)
  • 1
    The Greatest Knight | Elizabeth Chadwick

    The Greatest Knight

    • UNABRIDGED (17 hrs and 15 mins)
    • By Elizabeth Chadwick
    • Narrated By Christopher Scott
    Overall
    (130)
    Performance
    (86)
    Story
    (85)

    From humble beginnings and a narrow escape from death in childhood, William Marshall steadily rises through the ranks to become tutor in arms to the son of King Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine. Based on fact, this is the story of William Marshal, the greatest knight of the Middle Ages.

    Brilliant

    What an excellent listen. So good that I couldn't stop listening !! I love British medieval history and this book really does bring the period to li..Show More »

    Reviewed on 04 August 2011 by JW ()
  • 2
    The Scarlet Lion | Elizabeth Chadwick

    The Scarlet Lion

    • UNABRIDGED (17 hrs and 57 mins)
    • By Elizabeth Chadwick
    • Narrated By Christopher Scott
    Overall
    (87)
    Performance
    (55)
    Story
    (54)

    The prowess and loyalty of the great knight William Marshal have been rewarded by the hand in marriage of Isabelle de Clare. William has weathered the difficult years of King Richard's absence on crusade and is currently serving him on campaign in Normandy. But the stability William and Isabelle have enjoyed comes crashing down as Richard dies and his brother John becomes king. Rebellion stirs throughout the Angevin domains, and William and Isabelle distance themselves in Ireland.

    Gripping story

    This is a wonderful story with the battle of wits between William Marshall and King John. It has kept me awake listening to the wonderful descriptive..Show More »

    Reviewed on 21 November 2009 by Lesley (Melksham, Wiltshire, United Kingdom)
  • 3
    The Time of Singing | Elizabeth Chadwick

    The Time of Singing

    • UNABRIDGED (16 hrs and 5 mins)
    • By Elizabeth Chadwick
    • Narrated By Peter Wickham
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (32)
    Performance
    (25)
    Story
    (25)

    When Roger Bigod, heir to the powerful earldom of Norfolk, arrives at court in 1177 to settle a bitter inheritance dispute with his half-brothers, he encounters Ida de Tosney, young mistress to King Henry II.

    A fabulous book

    Another fantastic book by Elisabeth Chadwick, you just cannot get enough of her wonderful stories.

    I am in love with Roger Bigot!!

    Reviewed on 15 September 2009 by Dianne (Edinburgh, Midlothian, United Kingdom)
  • 4
    To Defy a King | Elizabeth Chadwick

    To Defy a King

    • UNABRIDGED (16 hrs and 36 mins)
    • By Elizabeth Chadwick
    • Narrated By Patience Tomlinson
    Overall
    (35)
    Performance
    (27)
    Story
    (27)

    The privileged daughter of one of the most powerful men in England, Mahelt Marshal's life changes dramatically when her father is suspected of treachery by King John. Her brothers become hostages and Mahelt is married to Hugh Bigod, heir to the earldom of Norfolk. Adapting to her new life is hard, but Mahelt comes to love Hugh deeply; however, defying her father-in-law brings disgrace and heartbreak.

    Narrator!?!

    I enjoy reading and listening to Elizabeth Chadwick's novels. However, regardless of how good a story is when it comes to an audiobook the narrator is..Show More »

    Reviewed on 25 February 2011 by Kirstie (Chatham, Kent, United Kingdom)