The Little Duke
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Date: February 2014
Duration: 4 hours 21 minutes
A classic work of historical fiction for children, whichtells the true tale of a tenth-century nine year-old boy who becomes Duke ofNormandy after his father is cruelly assassinated.
This is the childhood history of Richard the Fearless, thegreat grandfather of William the Conqueror. When he was just nine years old,Richard's father, the Duke of Normandy was assassinated. The boy was then kidnapped and imprisoned byLouis IV of France, who seized Normandy and installed Richard in his father'soffice. Louis IV kept young Richard in confinement, but the boy was able tomake his escape, thanks to the bravery and daring of Richard's loyal squire, SirOsmond de Centeville, and other knights.
Full of suspense and bravery, The Little Duke is the story of loyalty, resolve, and, most of all,courage.