Roger The Chapman by Kate Sedley
Roger the Chapman is the protagonist in a series of historical mystery novels by British novelist Kate Sedley. Roger the Chapman has given up a monk’s cell in exchange for the ability to peddle his wares on the road as a chapman. The series is set during the late 15th century in England.

Kate Sedley began her Roger the Chapman series in 1991 with the novel Death and the Chapman. The series is currently ongoing. Below is a list of Kate Sedley’s Roger the Chapman books in order of when they were originally released (which is the same as their chronological order):

Publication Order of Roger The Chapman Books


Death and the Chapman(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Plymouth Cloak(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Hanged Man(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Holy Innocents(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Eve of Saint Hyacinth(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Wicked Winter(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Brothers of Glastonbury(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Weaver's Inheritance(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Saint John's Fern(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Goldsmith's Daughter(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Lammas Feast(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nine Men Dancing(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Midsummer Rose(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Burgundian's Tale(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Prodigal Son(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Three Kings of Cologne(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Green Man(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Dance of Death(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Wheel of Fate(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Midsummer Crown(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Tintern Treasure(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Christmas Wassail(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Note: The Hanged Man is also titled The Weaver’s Tale.

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Roger The Chapman Synopsis: In Death and the Chapman by Kate Sedley (book 1 of the series), politics are complex in 1471 and the war between the Yorkist and Lancastrian factions is ongoing. Roger the Chapman has recently given up a monk’s cell to be found peddling his wares on the open road. That is, until he gets caught up in the strange disappearance of Clement Weaver.

In The Plymouth Cloak by Kate Sedley (book 2 of the series), medieval sleuth Roger the Chapman is summoned by Richard, Duke of Gloucester, to head out on a mysterious mission that could change the future of England.


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