The black arrow: a tale of the two Roses

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In fifteenth-century England, when his father's murderer is revealed to be his guardian, seventeen-year-old Richard Shelton joins the fellowship of the Black Arrow in avenging the death, rescuing the woman he loves, and participating in the struggle between the Yorks and Lancasters in the War of the Roses.
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In this swashbuckling novel set in fifteenth-century England, young Richard Shelton discovers that he has been betrayed by the guardian who raised him—a man involved in the murder of his father. Seventeen-year-old Richard joins the fellowship of the Black Arrow to avenge the death, rescue the woman he loves, and participate in the struggle between the Yorks and Lancasters in the War of the Roses.

Though history records two sides fighting for control of England, The Black Arrow presents a third side: the exploited commoners joined together by their black-arrow weaponry. To survive the war, Richard must rely on his cunning. Through adventures in castles, villages, forests, and aboard a ship, Richard outfoxes captors, bargains his way out of crises, and ultimately proves himself worthy of knighthood.

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subject_facet Great Britain -- History -- Wars of the Roses, 1455-1485 -- Fiction, Guardian and ward -- Fiction, Knights and knighthood -- Fiction, Outlaws -- Fiction, Young men -- Fiction
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title The black arrow : a tale of the two Roses
title_display The black arrow : a tale of the two Roses
title_full The Black Arrow A Tale of the Two Roses, The black arrow : a tale of the two Roses / Robert Louis Stevenson ; edited with an introduction and notes by John Sutherland, The black arrow : a tale of the two roses / Robert Louis Stevenson, The black arrow [electronic resource] : a tale of the Two Roses / Robert Louis Stevenson
title_short The black arrow :
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