The Little Duke

by Charlotte M. Yonge

Description:  An inspiring story of Richard the Fearless (943-996) who became Duke of Normandy at the age of 8. Relates the perils of his childhood, both at home in Normandy and during his captivity at the court of France, and how at long last he came to embrace the values his father espoused.

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Ages:  9-12
Length:  171 pages
Format:  Paperback, Ebook
Illustrations:  Black and white
Year published:  2007
ISBN:  978-1-59915-206-6
Genres:  European History, Historical Fiction

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Table of Contents

1. A Welcome Visit
2. An Untimely Death 
3. Richard Assumes the Ducal Mantle 
4. A Comrade 
5. Danger in the Castle 
6. At the French Court 
7. For the Sake of a Falcon 

8. A Daring Escape
9. Danes to the Rescue 
10. Royal Hostages 
11. The Passing of a Prince 
12. A Boon Granted 
13. Reconciliation at Last

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