Harold loves Elditha, his beautiful handfasted wife for many years, and she returns his love. It is Christmas 1066 and when King Edward dies Elditha’s husband is elected king. To her horror she is set aside for a marriage that will unite north and south against a Norman threat. But the Conqueror sweeps over the Channel, burns their lands and destroys King Harold. Can Elditha protect her family from the Conqueror’s wrath?