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The Last Duel: A True Story of Crime, Scandal, and Trial by Combat in Medieval France

Broadway (Sep 13, 2005)
Paperback – 256 pages
ISBN: 0767914171 / 9780767914178
In 1386, a few days after Christmas, a huge crowd gathers at a Parisian monastery to witness what will become the nation's final "trial by combat"—a court-ordered duel intended to let God determine which of the two men was telling the truth. The dramatic true story of the knight, the squire, and ...