The year is 1299. Fourteen year-old Elenor reluctanly awaits the return of her betrothed — a man she hardly knows — from the Crusade. Thomas, broken and disillusioned from years of fighting, finds the very idea of marriage and lordship overwhelming. So When the village priest sends them on religious pilgrimage before the marriage, both are relieved.
- ISBN: 9780531086865
- Published: 1994 , Orchard Books (NY)
- Themes: fighting, marriage, Religious, Villages, Young adult
- Descriptors: England (UK), Historical Fiction, Intermediate (ages 9-14)
- No. of pages: 310