Better than Gold

Better than Gold

Egfrid is the prince of Bernicia, an Anglo-Saxon kingdom. When he is captured by Penda, King of Mercia during a raid, all seems lost. But though the fierce warrior Penda hates Egfrid's cowardly father, he won't kill the boy. Instead, Egfrid is to be brought up, as hostage and adopted son, in the court of his father's worst enemy...

This fascinating look into a long-vanished past reveals the clashes between small kingdoms, between pagan and Christian beliefs, and between… (more)

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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing (November 06, 2014)

Collection: A&C Black Childrens & Educational

Page count: 160 pages

Language: English


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