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~ The Irish Princess

In 1166, the King of Leinster in Ireland is forced into exile and throws himself at the mercy of Henry II to help regain his kingdom. His biggest bargaining tool in getting England’s support is his teenage daughter Aoife who has caught Henry’s eye. Author Elizabeth Chadwick talks to History Hit’s Alice Roberts about The Irish Princess, a sumptuous, journey of ambition and desire, love and loss, heartbreak and survival, which takes the reader from the royal halls of scheming kings, through Welsh border fortresses, to the wild green kingdoms of Ireland.

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