Brother Cadfael, a Crusader-turned-Benedictine-monk, is among those who tend to the bodies of an executed garrison. But when he finds one more body than should be there, he winds up in a mystery involving an heiress masquerading as a boy and two knights campaigning for the same maiden. Written by
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Sir Derek Jacobi had his hair shaved to a tonsure during filming, instead of wearing a bald cap. Some actors felt that was a little too much; others had their own heads shaved. See more
(at around 55 mins) Godith rides away side-saddle. The side-saddle was invented in the 14th century. Before that, women rode pillion (a padded seat behind a male rider) or on a similarly equipped horse behind a servant leading the horse. The side-saddle was created to allow women to ride themselves. (Of course, out of the public view, many women just rode astride no matter what period in history.) See more
[referring to Brother Cadfael
*He* at least can tell a hart from a hind!