An illustrated guide to the Normans - the invaders of 1066 who changed English life forever
The 1066 Norman conquest of England, led by William, Duke of Normandy (â€œthe Conquerorâ€), was the single greatest political change England has ever seen. The Normans brought with them a new culture, which included law, architectural style and methods, and leisure pursuits. The old aristocracy was stripped of their assets and denounced, and in its place a new French aristocracy began to run the country â€“ even bringing their language with them. The guide examines the impact the new Norman rule had on the English way of life.
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- Format: EPUB
- Publisher: Pavilion Books
- Publication Date: 25/01/2019
- Category: British & Irish history
- ISBN: 9781841658735