1066: The Year of the Conquest

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Paw Prints, Jul 10, 2008 - History - 207 pages
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An account of the year's events in England, from the death of Edward the Confessor, through the struggle for succession, to the Christmas coronation of William of Normandy, focuses on the Norman invasion and the Battle of Hastings

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User Review  - rlangston - LibraryThing

A enjoyable overview of an important year of events, giving the background of the previous years as well. As other reviews have noted, light on academics but generally a good (if slightly biased) summary. Read full review

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User Review  - tommi180744 - LibraryThing

The book does what it says on the label: It is a factually accurate and interesting analysis of the causes, events and conclusions of the (in)famous Anglo-Saxon v Norman clash over rights of ownership ... Read full review

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