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CROWNING MERCY, A

Synopsis

On a sunlit afternoon in seventeenth-century Dorset, a young girl falls in love with a stranger. But when her Puritan brother tries to force her into an unbearable marriage she flees, taking with her only the gift left to her by her unknown father - a gold pendant sealed by an engraving of an axe, and the words 'St Matthew'. But it’s a perilous legacy that others will kill for …