The Sempster's Tale

The Sempster's Tale

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Since the death of her husband, Anne Blakhall has carried on their shared tailoring business in the heart of London. Rather than remarry, she has taken on a lover - Daved Weir, a foreign merchant who must conceal the fact he is a Jew, or face deadly peril. Dame Frevisse of St Frideswide's nunnery is in London to arrange funeral vestments for her cousin's murdered husband, the Duke of Suffolk. She encounters Anne and Daved - but her duty and their love become more dangerous as a rebel army approaches the city. Threatened by the Inquisition, Dame Frevisse must find out who is guilty and whether anyone at all is innocent.
Publisher: Berkley, 2006
ISBN: 9317819011839
Branch Call Number: AF FRAZ


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Dec 27, 2017

Well told tale of 15th century London. History checks out. Get a good sense of the danger of living in those days.

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