Templar Silks Read Online Free - William Marshal has reached the end of his long and glorious life. On his deathbed at his manor in Caversham, he has one final task for his loyal servant: to fetch the silks William had woven in Jerusalem as a young man. William made a solemn promise to the Order of the Templars and he intends to leave the world as a member of that order.
As he waits to perform to his last knightly duty, William is swept back into his own past. Determined to fulfil his last vow to his beloved Prince, William set forth on a quest to Jerusalem, which led him down dark and twisting paths, and brought him great passion and great loss... In the holiest and most dangerous of cities, William Marshall became the Greatest Knight.
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January 06, 2018
So good to see Elizabeth Chadwick return to the subject of William Marshal, the Greatest Knight. Here William looks back on his perilous pilgrimage to Jerusalem. Action and romance combine with a fantastic sense of time and place. Elizabeth Chadwick writes like few others. She always makes me fee...
March 08, 2018
I recently read one of Chadwick's Autumn Throne and loved it and it was recommended that I pick up the William Marshal books to read. Before I had chance to do that this latest book showed up on netgalley so in typical style I'm reading everything back to front. However with this story it doesn't...
March 24, 2018
‘It is something I need to remember, but not something you need to know .’
In April 1219, at his Manor of Caversham near Reading in Berkshire, William Marshal’s life is nearing its end. Marshal, Regent of England and one of England’s greatest knights, served four English kings during his long and...
March 26, 2018
This novel fills in the gap in time in the William Marshal novels after Young King Harry dies and before William starts gaining influence and fortune. For those who have forgotten or haven't read the previous books, we get a recap of the sacrilegious pillaging William was reluctantly involved in...
April 23, 2018
Some books I read in a day or two, other take weeks. The ones that take weeks normally are either academic tomes that need serious digestion, or fiction that is only worthy of being a time filler as they have not grabbed my attention. So, why did it take a week to read Templar Silks? The problem...
March 24, 2018
An Elizabeth Chadwick is to be released, and I contact my bookshop to have it reserved. As soon as I get a copy it moves to the top(almost) of the to be read pile.
Especially the book about William Marshall and his years in Outremer. This is the part of William's life not covered by the chronicles...
April 06, 2018
On his deathbed, surrounded by his family, William Marshall looks back on a particular time in his life where everything changed. In the service of Harry, the Young King, William has been fighting against Henry II but as funds run low Young Henry decides to raid the shrine of Rocamadour in order...
March 31, 2018
Templar Silks by Elizabeth Chadwick is a meticulously researched, evocatively written tale about the greatest knight, William Marshal and his pilgrimage to Jerusalem.
Chadwick writes so descriptively and with a knowledge of the medieval time period that the reader is instantly transported into the...
March 31, 2018
What a truly wonderful story. I have been reading Elizabeth Chadwick books for many years and William Marshall became my hero. The four main books concerning William are beautifully written and totally engrossing. I call this one an unexpected gift because his life story had been p...
April 21, 2018
This accounts for the missing years of the great William Marshal's pilgrimage to Jerusalem. Full of wonderful historical detail, plenty of political intrigue, good dose of jousting and a dangerous romance. Above all, a story of faith and honour.