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The Boy Knight: A Tale of the Crusades (Dover Value Editions)

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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.

Synopsis:

Originally published: Winning his spurs. London: Sampson Low, 1891.

Synopsis:

Known for his historical accuracy, G. A. Henty reinforced his reputation with this volume. As he has in other books written for children, Henty places fictional boys and girls in critical periods of history. Here, readers have ringside seats to historical events as they follow an English lad to the Holy Land as part of King Richard's crusading army and experience the excitement of battle.

Synopsis:

Readers have ringside seats to historical events as they follow an English lad to the Holy Land as part of King Richard's crusading army, experience the excitement of battle, and share the boy's perilous adventures during his return trip across Europe to England.

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

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486448039
Author:
Henty, G. A.
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Subject:
Crusades
Subject:
Third, 1189-1192
Subject:
Action & Adventure - General
Subject:
Crusades -- Third, 1189-1192.
Subject:
Children s-Adventure Stories
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Children's Classics
Publication Date:
20060531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 4 to 7
Language:
English
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.19 in 0.57 lb
Age Level:
from 9 to 12

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Product details 272 pages Dover Publications - English 9780486448039 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Originally published: Winning his spurs. London: Sampson Low, 1891.
"Synopsis" by ,
Known for his historical accuracy, G. A. Henty reinforced his reputation with this volume. As he has in other books written for children, Henty places fictional boys and girls in critical periods of history. Here, readers have ringside seats to historical events as they follow an English lad to the Holy Land as part of King Richard's crusading army and experience the excitement of battle.

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Readers have ringside seats to historical events as they follow an English lad to the Holy Land as part of King Richard's crusading army, experience the excitement of battle, and share the boy's perilous adventures during his return trip across Europe to England.

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