The Sanctity of Hate: A Medieval Mystery
The summer of 1276 at Tyndal Priory is passing peacefully until a villager's corpse is found floating in the millpond. A Jewish family, refugees under the 1275 Statute of the Jewry, is accused. Did Jacob ben Asser kill him or was it Gytha, the prioress' maid? Even Prioress Eleanor now wonders if she wants to unmask the killer.
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Priscilla Royal has brought her fine historical and story-telling skills to a heartbreaking and complex period in medieval England: the treatment of Jews under Edward I. What I love best about Royal’s ... Read full review