11 edition of Black horses for the king found in the catalog.
Galwyn, son of a Roman Celt, escapes from his tyrannical uncle and joins Lord Artos, later know as King Arthur, using his talent with languages and way with horses to help secure and care for the Libyan horses that Artos hopes to use in battle against the Saxons.
|LC Classifications||PZ7.M122834 Bl 1996|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||217 p. :|
|Number of Pages||217|
|LC Control Number||95036366|
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A historical novel about how the English came about having the very large heavy horses for their knights. Along with a history of Black horses for the king book shoeing of horses/5(39). Black Horses for the King is an Arthurian novel, but focuses mostly on an original character, Galwyn, as he joins Arthur's men and helps to look after his horses, and eventually becomes involved in making prototype horse shoes for them/5.
Black Horses for the King is an exciting book that everybody should read at least once. I had so much history in it and also a lot of parts that wanted you to know what happened next.
I never put the book down until I finished it. I you are a big person on medievel times, king arthor, and horses you should read this book.5/5(5). The story of a Celtic boy who serves Lord Artos (who will later become King Arthur) and his companions in fifth-century Britain.
The men search for horses strong enough to carry troops in full armor into battle against the bigger armies of the Saxons. This unique tale of King Arthur will give you a new perspective on this period in history.
BLACK HORSES FOR THE KING is not your traditional rendition of the King Arthur legend. Many familiar characters, including Guinevere, Merlin, and Lancelot, do not appear in this book, and others, including Arthur himself, take a keen eye to recognize/5(K).
Book description from : “Galwyn, the son of a bankrupt and dishonored aristocrat, has always had an ear for languages. So when Lord Artos—later known as King Arthur—needs an interpreter to help him buy large horses to breed a troop strong enough to carry armed warriors against the Saxon invaders, Galwyn gets a chance to redeem.
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Black Horses for the King. The court of King Arthur (Artos) from the point of view of a Roman-Celtic boy, Galwyn, who eventually helps Arthur develop a stable of war horses for his knights. To help their hooves adjust to the English climate, he also becomes a skilled farrier.
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This fast-moving historical fantasy by bestselling author Anne McCaffrey traces the beginnings of the British cavalry, as recounted by a boy growing up in exciting and perilous times.
After his father’s death, young Galwyn Varianus is apprenticed to his uncle, who puts the boy to work on the high seas. But horses, not ships, are Galwyn’s passion.3/5(12). Black Horses for the King. by Anne McCaffrey. Published: -Knights of the Round Table) as they execute their plan: acquiring and then breeding a handful of fabled Libyans, the horses of the book's title, and then mastering and disseminating the knowledge of horseshoe-making.
The action revolves around Galwyn's role in this plan. Black Horses for the King: Anne McCaffrey: Books - Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Cart. Books Go Search Best Sellers Gift Ideas /5(10). About Black Horses For The King - Anne McCaffrey is back with this precious, well-researched yarn that follows a Celtic lad in service to King Arthur.
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The men search for horses strong enough to carry troops in full armor into battle against the bigger armies of the Saxons. This unique tale of King Arthur will give you a new perspective on this period in history. Summary: Black Horses for the King by Anne McCaffrey is about a boy named Galwyn Varianus.
It is based somewhere in modern England in a city called Deva. Galwyn is the son of a dishonored Roman aristocrat. When his father died Galwyn was apprenticed to his cruel uncle. Every day aboard his uncle's ship, Galwyn suffers.Black Horses for the King | Galwyn, the son of a bankrupt and dishonored aristocrat, has always had an ear for languages.
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