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A Companion & Guide to the Norman Conquest, Paperback / softback Book

A Companion & Guide to the Norman Conquest Paperback / softback


1066 is the one date in British history that every schoolchild knows.

The victory of William the Conqueror over King Harold at Hastings, and the subsequent imposition of Norman rule over the whole of England and Wales, effectively marked the creation of the country as we know it today.

A surprising number of historic sites from this turbulent period survive: battlefields, castles, churches, monasteries.

Peter Bramley's beautifully illustrated field guide and companion to the Norman Conquest gives full details of both the events and the personalities associated with each of these sites, together with the historical background and the reasons for the end of Anglo-Saxon rule.

Arranged by region, it covers England, Wales and Normandy, and provides invaluable information for anyone visiting or planning to visit any of the sites connected with the Conquest, as well as anyone interested in the history of this period in general.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 240 pages
  • Publisher: The History Press Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: British & Irish history
  • ISBN: 9780752463353



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