For the King’s Favor (Bigod #1)

by Elizabeth Chadwick

A Bittersweet Tale of Love, Loss, and the Power of Royalty When Roger Bigod arrives at King Henry II’s court to settle a bitter inheritance dispute, he becomes enchanted with Ida de Tosney, young mistress to the powerfulking.

  • ebook
  • Pages: 544 pages
  • Average Rating: 4.05 out of 5
  • Published September 1st 2010 by Sourcebooks Landmark
  • Original Title: The Time of Singing
  • ISBN: 1402244517 (ISBN13: 9781402244513)
  • Edition Language: English
  • Series: Bigod #1
  • William Marshal #4
  • Characters: Henry II of England
  • Ida de Tosney
  • Roger Bigod
  • 2nd Earl of Norfolk
  • Mahelt Marshal
  • Hugh Bigod
  • 3rd Earl of Norfolk...more
  • John of England...less

A Bittersweet Tale of Love, Loss, and the Power of Royalty When Roger Bigod arrives at King Henry II’s court to settle a bitter inheritance dispute, he becomes enchanted with Ida de Tosney, young mistress to the powerful king. A victim of Henry’s seduction and the mother of his son, Ida sees in Roger a chance to begin a new life. But Ida pays an agonizing price when she leaves the king, and as Roger’s importance grows and he gains an earldom, their marriage comes under increasing strain. Based on the true story of a royal mistress and the young lord she chose to marry, For the King’s Favor is Elizabeth Chadwick at her best.