Margret: Viking Queens Saga V

With skilled hand, Frid Ingulstad, takes us nearly a thousand years back in time. Where the sources are silent, the imagination is called on to help – with the proviso that events are plausible . Much has changed since the king’s daughters lived, loved and suffered – both laws and views on human dignity and on women?s life. But people remain the same, ruled by passions and urges, hatred and love.Royal Seat in Haukaby, Summer 1077Magnus Berrf?tt, son of Olaf Kyrre and Tora Jonsdatter, unlike his father, turned out to be impulsive, war loving man. In order to ensure peace between Norway and Sweden, he was married off to Swedish king Inge?s daughter, Margret. Sixteen-year-old Margret, ambitious and sensible, despite her young age, promises herself much from this loveless marriage. It quickly turns out, her life won?t be laid out with roses. When she loses all hope, unexpected twist of fate makes the sun shine for her as well?

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