The Sons of William the Conqueror

podcast December 31, 1969

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Happy Father’s Day from Girl, Goodnight. Tonight, we will be reading The Sons of William the Conqueror written by James Baldwin. For more information about James Baldwin, check out A Story of Old Rome or Saved by a Dolphin. 

The Sons of William the Conqueror is one story from the Fifty Famous Stories Retold Collection. William the Conqueror, understanding that his time on earth is limited questioned which of his three sons should rule the land after his passing. All three sons were asked the same question individually. After consideration, the wise men foreshadowed the lives of all three sons. Taking into consideration their advice, William the Conqueror allocates his assets to this three sons. 

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