Publisher: Andersen Press
Set in the late 1530s, soon after Henry VIII declared himself Supreme Head of the Church of England, Berlie Doherty’s novel tells the story of William Montague, who arrives at Hampton Court as page to Henry’s son, the infant Prince Edward.
As the King’s favourite, Will gains many enemies in Court, who soon plot against him and convince the King that his father has committed treason. With his father in Newgate Prison, Will must flee Hampton Court for the back streets of London – but can he set his father free?
Painting a vivid picture of life in Tudor times, from the filthy slums of London to the ostentatious Royal court, Doherty skilfully combines historical detail and plenty of excitement in this engaging historical adventure.