A welcome reissue of this award-winning classic
Ronald Welch (Ronald Oliver Felton) was born in Glamorgan and for much of his life was a teacher of history, and Headmaster of Okehampton Grammar School. He fought in the Welch Regiment during World War Two. He published a number of historical novels for children, including Knight Crusader in 1954, for which he won the Carnegie Medal. Ronald Welch died in 1982.