William applies to have his father's title of Earl transferred to him, and discovers a mysterious knight is also a rival for the Earldom. King Stephen, frightened by Jack's appearance, orders an assassin to kill him. The battle between King Stephen and Maud sees each side's leader being taken hostage. Philip is tortured into a confession when Waleran tells Maud that he is the man who betrayed Earl Bartholomew.
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Maud is shown suddenly deciding to take on the title of Empress on a whim. In truth, she carried the title because she had been briefly married as a young girl to the Holy Roman Emperor. See more
Spare yourself, Philip. You're not a martyr.
And you are not the church.
Main Titles - The Pillars Of The Earth
Written by Trevor Morris See more