Blood Royal: A True Tale of Crime and Detection in Medieval Paris

Blood Royal: A True Tale of Crime and Detection in Medieval Paris

Eric Jager


A riveting real tale of homicide and detection in 15th-century Paris, through probably the most awesome medievalists of his generation.

On a cold November evening in 1407, Louis of Orleans used to be murdered by way of a band of masked males. The crime surprised and paralyzed France considering that Louis had frequently governed rather than his brother King Charles, who had long gone mad. As panic seized Paris, an research all started. accountable used to be the Provost of Paris, Guillaume de Tignonville, the city's leader legislation enforcement officer--and one in every of history's first detectives. As de Tignonville started to examine, he discovered that his hunt for the reality was once even more harmful than he ever can have imagined.

A wealthy portrait of a far off global, BLOOD ROYAL is a gripping tale of conspiracy, crime and an more and more determined hunt for the reality. And in Guillaume de Tignonville, now we have an unforgettable detective for the a long time, a vintage gumshoe for a cobblestoned period.

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