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THE TALE OF THOMAS THIXENDALE By Mavis Brown & Ian Durrant
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It is 1492. Twelve-year-old Thomas Thixendale’s parents had abandoned him shortly after the death of Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth in 1485. Thomas has memories of being in great danger... More > and a strong feeling that he was not born to serfdom. Baron Hilton, the cruel Lord of the Manor, returned to Wharram Percy after the Civil War and now has a fiendish scheme to be rid of his peasant tenants. Tom is determined to thwart him as all is not what it seems. He travels to York with the parish priest, Father Michael, to enlist the help of Sir George Percy, second cousin to the powerful 5th Earl of Northumberland. 'The Tale of Thomas Thixendale' is a light hearted historical story which is based upon real characters and events during Henry VII's reign. It is set in the medieval village of Wharram Percy, in the Yorkshire Wolds of England, which was abandoned by 1506 due to the introduction of sheep farming. Black and white illustrations. A glossary includes medieval words and Yorkshire dialect.< Less

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