William applies to have his father's title of Earl transferred to him, and discovers a mysterious knight is also a rival for the Earldom. King Stephen, frightened by Jack's appearance, orders an assassin to kill him. The battle between King Stephen and Maud sees each side's leader being taken hostage. Philip is tortured into a confession when Waleran tells Maud that he is the man who betrayed Earl Bartholomew. Written by
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Robert of Gloucester was not captured at the Battle of Lincoln at the same time as King Stephen, as shown. Rather, it was Gloucester who took the king into custody. Gloucester's capture happened seven months later, in September 1141, at the Rout of Winchester. See more
Main Titles - The Pillars Of The Earth
Written by Trevor Morris See more