The Disputed Crown Book Summary and Study Guide

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This is a story of what takes place after the Battle of Hastings in England. It follows the story of Brand of Fallowdene and his leader Hereward the Wake who rebel against William the Conqueror. Brand's daughter Wulfhild marries one of the invaders and has children by him. It tells us of the Saxon earl Waltheof of Huntingdon who marries William's niece Judith, who eventually betrays him to William, after Waltheof vacillates from one side to the other. The plot follows various members of William's family and the difficulties in subduing a conquered country. The book is the third in a trilogy of novels, but is a complete story in itself and you do not need to have read the first two to enjoy this story.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   thoughtful Time/era of story    -   1600-1899 Life of a profession:    -   king/queen/royalty Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Job/Profession/Status story    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Age:    -   long lived adults


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   4 () Europe    -   Yes Forest?    -   Yes Farm/Ranch?    -   Yes Farm/Ranch:    -   farm

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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