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The Death of a King

(1985)
A Medieval Mystery
A novel by

 
The fate of kings is not always glorious....
Indeed, England's Edward II so angered his wife, her lover, and his subjects when he flaunted his male favorites that they revolted, deposed him, and made him prisoner. History records Edward II was eventually murdered most foully in Berkeley Castle and buried most publicly in Gloucester cathedral. But was he? The heir, Edward III, charges Chancery Clerk Edmund Beche with uncovering the truth of the matter. Beche's investigation is torturous, blocked by hidden records, outright lies, unexpected confessions, double crosses, and a high body count. Grave-digging, burglary, and soldiering at the bloody battle of Crecy await him. But he's a most determined man....

Genre: Historical Mystery
 
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Hardback Editions

January 1986 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: The Death of a King: A Medieval Mystery
Author(s): P C Doherty
ISBN: 0-312-18651-7 / 978-0-312-18651-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: St Martins Pr
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May 1985 : UK Hardback
thumbTitle: Death of a King
Author(s): P C Doherty
ISBN: 0-7090-2206-9 / 978-0-7090-2206-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Robert Hale Ltd
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Paperback Editions

January 2013 : Canada Paperback
thumbTitle: The Death of a King (Large Print 16pt)
Author(s): Paul Doherty
ISBN: 1-4596-5612-1 / 978-1-4596-5612-3 (Canada edition)
Publisher: ReadHowYouWant
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January 1985 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: Death of a King, The - A Medieval Mystery
Author(s): P C Doherty
ISBN: 1-59058-043-5 / 978-1-59058-043-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Poisoned Pen Press
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January 1985 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: The Death of a King (Missing Mysteries)
Author(s): P C Doherty
ISBN: 1-890208-11-6 / 978-1-890208-11-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Poisoned Pen Press
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March 1988 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: The Death of a King
Author(s): P C Doherty
ISBN: 0-7137-2032-8 / 978-0-7137-2032-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Cassell Illustrated
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January 1987 : USA Mass Market Paperback
thumbTitle: Death of a King,the
Author(s): P C Doherty
ISBN: 0-553-26333-1 / 978-0-553-26333-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bantam
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Kindle Editions

June 2013 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
thumbTitle: The Death of a King
Author(s): Paul Doherty
Publisher: Headline
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June 2013 : UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: The Death of a King
Author(s): Paul Doherty
Publisher: Headline
Availability: Amazon UK   


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