This is a story of the days of chivalry in England and of young Myles Falworth, son of a lord unjustly disgraced for treason, who was forced to make his fortune as best he might in the days when men seemed made of iron. How he entered the service of a powerful lord, rose to knighthood, defeated his fathers old enemy in a thrilling combat, and at last won the friendship of the king is told against a background of the dangerous times of the fourteenth century that makes them live again.
Howard Pyle (1853-1911), author and illustrator, was born in Wilmington, Delaware. Inspired as a child by Grimm's Fairy Tales and The Arabian Nights, he decided as an adult to write and illustrate stories for children. After some success contributing to children's magazines, he became famous with his book of Robin Hood, The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood of Great Renown in Nottinghamshire. He also wrote and illustrated historical romances and fairy-stories.
Earphones Awards recipient Robert Whitfield was born in England and worked for the BBC for ten years as a radio news announcer and also worked as a narrator for the Royal National Institute for the Blind in London. In addition to narrating for Blackstone Audiobooks, he involves himself in numerous stage-acting projects in the United States and Europe.
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