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1066: The Year of the Conquest
1066: The Year of the Conquest
by David J. Howarth


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Product Description:

The year 1066 is one of the most important dates in the history of the Western world: the year William the Conqueror defeated the English at the Battle of Hastings and changed England and the English forever.

The events leading to-and following-this turning point in history are shrouded in mystery. Distorted by the biased accounts written by a subjugated people, many believe it was the English who ultimately won the battle, since the Normans became assimilated into the English way of life. 

Drawing on a wealth of contemporary sources, David Howarth gives us memorable portraits of the kings: Edward the Confessor, Harold of England, William of Normandy, as well as the leading political figures of the time. Howarth describes the English commoners: how they worked, fought, died, and how they perceived the overthrow of their world from their isolated shires.





Product Details/Specifications:

Authors:
David J. Howarth

Recording label: Robin Clark
Publishers:
Robin Clark

Manufacturer: Robin Clark
EAN: 9780860720423
Binding: Paperback
ISBN: 086072042X
Number of items: 2
Number of pages: 208
Publication date: 1980-04
Language: English (Published)
Language: English (Original Language)
Language: English (Unknown)






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