This reviewer admits to not knowing the differences between Medieval times and the Middle Ages, hawks and falcons. So I use them interchangeably, my apologies to semanticists. Over the years. I've found that I'm not the only one. Take Brit Robert Lyndon, a falconer, who titled his historical novel about them Hawk Quest.
Hawk Quest by Robert Lyndon, 750 pp, 2012 Sphere pocketbook. Available at Asia Books and leading bookshops, 450 baht.
He set the story in 1072. Six years after the Norman conquest, William is King of England and the Domesday Book has yet to be completed. Wars are the order of the day throughout Europe and the Middle East _ Christians vs Christians and Muslims, Muslims vs Muslims and Christians. There has been a schism between Latin (Rome) and Greek (Constantinople) churches.
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