Alice de Plumpton was a relatively obscure member of a well-known aristocratic family in Yorkshire, England. She was born about 1335, the daughter of William de Plumpton and his wife Christiana de Mowbray. Each of the chapters in this book depicts a very famous and influential person of history: Robert de Ros (Magna Charta Surety Baron), William Marshal (the greatest knight in history), David I (K...
Paperback: 140 pages
Publisher: Outskirts Press (June 11, 2012)
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The author has clearly read widely although indiscriminately. Source citations would help make claims believable or at least considered.The frequent exhortations to "Believe" are not sufficient to lend credibility. No doubt there are some facts, but...
land), William I of England (William the Conqueror), Rollo the Viking (first leader of the Normans), King Alfred the Great (the maker of England), Charlemagne (the Emperor of the West), Charles Martel (the warrior who saved western civilization), Joseph of Arimathea (Jesus' great-uncle whose beliefs about Jesus will shock you, just as the beliefs of the later Christians would have shocked Jesus), and King David of Israel (the originator of the prestigious Davidic Bloodline and a favorite of God and human rulers alike). One thing these great men had in common was that they were all direct ancestors of Alice de Plumpton. Read in this fascinating and carefully researched book about the descent of Alice de Plumpton From Great Men as you follow the genealogical charts and learn about ten of her famous ancestors. The authors have confronted deeply held religious beliefs and you will be inspired, or offended, or both. This is one book you will never forget.