Armourer's House

Armourer's House

by Rosemary Sutcliff, C. Walter Hodges (Illustrator)
Publisher: Oxford University
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In the far-away days of Henry VIII there lived a little girl called Tamsyn. She was like any other girl except that she had one unusual passion: she loved ships. This is the story of how she leaves her Devon home by the sea and goes to live with a family of lively cousins in London. At first the strangeness of her new life amidst the hustle and bustle of Tudor London and her longing to be amongst ships make her homesick, but after a while she gradually settles down, and discovers that her cousin, Piers, shares her love for the sea. But it is not until the year is almost out, and Christmas comes round again, that the most wonderful thing of all takes place.

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