When free man A'Bland flees from a false accusation of murder that means imprisonment and death, his children, Alice and Oswald, are seized by the men-at-arms who serve Lord FitzUrse. In the great castle they are treated harshly at the hands of FitzUrse and his menials. A'Bland joins ta band of outlaws, and together embark on a rescue.
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When the children's father leaves them, he instructs the boy to give a silver coin to the miller to grind the corn to flour. This takes place during the reign of Richard I which is 300 years before corn was brought to Europe. See more