The pilgrim of hate: the tenth chronicle of Brother Cadfael

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Fawcett Crest, Jan 1, 1987 - Fiction - 198 pages
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The fourth anniversary of the transfer of Saint Winifred's bones to the Abbey at Shrewsbury is a time of celebration for the 12th-century pilgrims gathering from far and wide. In distant Winchester, however, a knight has been murdered. Could it be because he was a supporter of the Empress Maud, one of numerous pretenders to the throne? It's up to herbalist, sleuth, and Benedictine monk Brother Cadfael to track down the killer in the pious throng.

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User Review  - Karin7 - LibraryThing

It's 1141 AD and the fourth anniversary of the bringing of a Saint's bones to Shrewsbury rapidly approaches (they were brought in the first Cadfael novel, so no details given here). At this time ... Read full review

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User Review  - antiquary - LibraryThing

Two young men appear as pilgrims for the Feast of St. Winifrid . Itt iurns out they may be linked to the murder of a knight in Winchester, where a important political meeting is taking place. My memory us this is one of the darker stories in the series, not my favorite. Read full review

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About the author (1987)

Ellis Peters was born Edith Pargeter in 1913. Edith was a chemist's assistant until the outbreak of World War II, when she joined the WRNS as a teleprinter operator. During the war, Edith continued to write, and by VE day she was the author of ten novels. Although best remembered as the author of the Cadfael novels, Edith Pargeter was also a respected historical novelist.