Here are some historical backgrounds which might help you to understand the time Brother Cadfael lives in.
Cadfael was born only 14 years after the invasion
of William the Conqueror - and the struggle between Normans and Anglo-Saxons goes on for more than
100 years - as the story of Robin Hood proves ...



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