People also ask
What is the Black Arrow by Robert Louise Stevenson about?
What is the Black Arrow A Tale of the two roses about?
Is the Black Arrow a romance novel?
Who is Richard Shelton in the Black Arrow?
Plot introduction The Black Arrow tells the story of Richard (Dick) Shelton during the Wars of the Roses: how he becomes a knight, rescues his lady Joanna Sedley, and obtains justice for the murder of his father, Sir Harry Shelton.
- Robert Louis Stevenson
- 392 (first edition)
His prophecy comes true. While he stands talking to Dick and Bennet Hatch, Sir Daniel’s bailiff, a black arrow whirs out of the woods and strikes Nick between the shoulder blades. A message on...
The Black Arrow: A Tale of Two Roses is set during the Wars of the Roses (1453-1487). These were a series of civil wars between the houses of Lancaster and York who were fighting for the English throne. In the novel, Richard Shelton (Dick) lives as Sir Daniel Brackley’s ward at Tunstall Moat House.
Young Dick Shelton, caught in the midst of England's War of the Roses, finds his loyalties torn between the guardian who will ultimately betray him and the leader of a secret fellowship, The Black Arrow.
Mar 9, 2010 · The Black Arrow, A Tale of the Two Roses, by Robert Louis Stevenson, is set in 15th century England during the War of the Roses. It is basically a coming of age tale about a boy named Dick Shelton. Dick has been living under the care of Sir Daniel Brackley, who became his guardian after the mysterious death of Dick's father.