Elsie Balme


Elsie Balme lives in Porthleven, Cornwall, where she is well-known as a poet and local author. She was born in the environs of the former manor of Carminow, knows the area intimately and has studied its history and that of the 13th Century extensively prior to writing this book.

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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 135,570. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Classics
Roger de Carminow, lord of the manor of that name, is supported by a loving wife and family. Frequently at Court, he is a friend of King Edward I, engaging in many matters of state and warfare. In the thirteenth century life is harsh, precarious and can be abruptly ended by war, childbirth, disease, illness or hunger.

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13thcentury    carminow    cornwall    fortunate    friends    historcal    kingedward    lord    state    war    warfare