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(The first book in the Aelfraed series)
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From the ashes of Saxon England rises a hero for the ages.

Book One in the Aelfraed Trilogy

Set in the years before the Battle of Hastings the story follows the trials and tribulations of Aelfraed, a young boy who aspires to be a warrior. When his uncle, Aethelward, takes him to join the warriors of Harold Godwinson, his life is irrevocably changed. Fighting the Welsh brings him great honour and when he saves the life of Edward the Confessor, he becomes a man of great reputation. The novel culminates in the battle of Stamford Bridge when the Housecarls defeated the last of the Vikings, Harald Hadrada.

Genre: Historical

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Used availability for Griff Hosker's Housecarl

Paperback Editions

December 2016 : USA Paperback

Title: Housecarl (Aelfraed)
Author(s): Griff Hosker
ISBN: 1-5411-8350-9 / 978-1-5411-8350-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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Kindle Editions

December 2012 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: Housecarl (Aelfraed Book 1)
Author(s): Griff Hosker
Publisher: Sword Books Ltd
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