8 The Inheritance

The Earl ‘ Tell me again’

Ximene ┬ánodded towards Piers. ‘I think this should have high security.’

If Piers is here you can assume I want him to know.

Ximene shrugged ‘you know that ever since I arrived in England i have been staying at the Savoy palace?’

‘Yes, are you comfortable there.’

‘Very, this is not about my comfort’ Ximene winced. ‘Well perhaps it is’ In the end you all came back from France at more or less the same time.’

‘All of us’

At the Savoy Isabelle’s husband Henry arrived at the same time as Prince John


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