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The story begins during the War of the Roses in England, but our hero, Gervaise Tresham, soon joins the Knights of St. John in Rhodes. Dedicated to God's service and pious in his personal life, Gervaise uncovers a plot, saves the coast of Italy from the Muslim corsairs, and is knighted by the Grand Prior. After being captured by and escaping from the enemy, the young English knight draws his sword in the defense of Rhodes. He finds himself in a tough position, desiring marriage but having taken a vow of chastity! In the end it is the Roman pontiff himself that gives him the release he needs to wed.
The Henty Historical Novel Collection, written by George Henty in the 1800s, covers many time periods in history throughout the world. In this collection you will learn history, geography, and vocabulary while also discovering hero characters for your children to emulate.
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By Anonymous User on 08-23-17
Not the best story or narration
I don't know if it was just a poorly written story or the childish ill-pronounced narration that made it bad. Would not recommend audio book but may be better in hard copy.