Princess Maude seems to have gained the upper hand having defeated King Stephen on the battlefield and taken him prisoner. However, her brother, Gloucester, has been taken prisoner by the other side, and a prisoner exchange is arranged. It doesn't go well and the self-styled Empress Maude and King Stephen are again at war. Philip's life is saved when his brother unexpectedly arrives in Lincoln. He manages to get access to the quarry to complete the cathedral and also a license to hold a market. Aliena's suggestion that they hold a fleece fair in direct competition with Shiring has tragic results. Jack and a jealous Alfred continue to fight and bicker and force Tom to choose between them. Bishop Waleran reveals his true ambition.
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Seen from the top of the church, Kingsbridge is far too large for the town it is supposed to be. The filmmakers have portrayed Kingsbridge as big as what would have been a major city of the time. See more
We need to play both sides.
Oh, I intend to do that as negotiator, but your position is not as flexible.
Main Titles - The Pillars Of The Earth
Written by Trevor Morris See more