Cast & Crew
Dorothy, the willful and rebellious daughter of Sir George Vernon, is pledged to marry her cousin on her 18th birthday. Risking parental wrath, she meets and falls in love with Sir John Manners, a childhood playmate, who is a member of the enemy house and faces treachery and intrigue before he wins her. She is accused of treason but saves Queen Elizabeth's life, and after being pardoned she leaves for Wales with Sir John.
Lottie Pickford Forrest
The 1922 Cosmopolitan production When Knighthood Was in Flower, directed by Robert G. Vignola and starring Marion Davies, was also based on the Charles Major novel (see AFI Catalog of Feature Films, 1921-30).