2 edition of Anglo-Saxon England and the Norman conquest found in the catalog.
Anglo-Saxon England and the Norman conquest
H. R. Loyn
Bibliography: p. 385-407.
|Statement||[by] H. R. Loyn.|
|Series||Social and economic history of England|
|LC Classifications||HC254 .L6 1963a|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, 422 p.|
|Number of Pages||422|
|LC Control Number||64006542|
How successfully did the administration of government function under Edward the Confessor? Anglo-Saxon England and the Norman Conquest - The Feudal System and the Domesday Book. This was a readable and engaging book but can't be seen as a definitve account of the Norman Conquest. (For a completely different interpretation that is pro-Godwine but a more difficult read there is Ian Walker's "Harold -the last Anglo-Saxon King".)Reviews:
Chapter 1: Anglo-Saxon England and the Norman Conquest, - 66 Chapter 2: William I in power: securing the kingdom Chapter 3: Norman England - 88File Size: KB. The first continuous national history of any western people in their own language, The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle traces the history of early England from the migration of the Saxon war-lords, through Roman Britain, the onslaught of the Vikings, the Norman Conquest and on through the reign of Stephen.
Domesday Book was compiled on William’s orders in CE, probably to find out for tax purposes exactly who owned what in England following the deaths of many Anglo-Saxon nobles over the course of the conquest and the giving out of new estates and titles by the king to his loyal followers. A riveting and authoritative history of the single most important event in English history: The Norman Conquest. An upstart French duke who sets out to conquer the most powerful and unified kingdom in Christendom. An invasion force on a scale not seen since the days of the Romans. One of /5(8).
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Stunning in its action and drama, this book illuminates fully what turns out to have been a tangled and violent passage in history. ” - Kansas City Star, Best Book of the Year It has been argued that the Norman conquest of England, initiated by William the Conqueror’s victory at the Battle of Hasting inwas the single most important event in all of English history/5().
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FREE Due to COVID, orders may be delayed/5(17). Outstanding book by Marc Morris. "The Norman Conquest", offers the reader a fantastic overview on how England became what it is today. Using sources such as the Anglo-Saxon Chronical, The Bayeux Tapestry, and contemporary sources from both the Anglo-Saxon and Norman viewpoint, Mr.
Morris weaves together a fine overview of the times/5(). The French relied on the writings of William of Jumièges, chaplain to William; the Bayeux Tapestry commissioned by William’s half brother, Bishop Odo; and the work of Orderic Vitalis, an Anglo-Norman born in The English viewpoint comes from the anonymously penned Life of King Edward and the Anglo-Saxon Chronicles.
Dr Marc Morris is a historian and broadcaster, specialising in the Middle Ages. He is the author of King John: Treachery, Tyranny and the Road to Magna Carta, The Norman Conquest and A Great and Terrible King.
In Marc presented the highly acclaimed TV series Castle for Channel 4 and wrote its accompanying has also contributed to other history /5(). Professor Stenton examines the development of English society, from the growth of royal power to the establishment of feudalism after the Norman Conquest.
He also describes the chief phases in the history of the Anglo-Saxon church, including the Conversion of the various English kingdoms, and the unification of Britain by the kings of Mercia /5(3). Discussing the development of English society, from the growth of royal power to the establishment of feudalism after the Norman Conquest, this book focuses on the emergence of the earliest English kingdoms and the Anglo-Norman monarchy in It also describes the chief phases in the history of the Anglo-Saxon church, drawing on many diverse examples; the /5(2).
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See all 10 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price Reviews: Internet Medieval Sourcebook. Selected Sources: England. Anglo-Saxon Britain.
The Saxon Invasions. The Age of Bede. The Age of Alfred. Law and Government. Later Anglo-Saxon England. Ango-Saxon Literature. The Conquest William I: Administration & the Domesday Book. Henry I and the Norman Regnum.
Angevin England. The Man and His Family. Part of a series exploring the social and economic history of England, this book examines Anglo-Saxon England and the impact of the Norman conquest. This edition provides information on trade, culture and learning, and includes an expanded section on patterns of settlement.
This new history explains why the Norman Conquest was the most significant cultural and military episode in English ing the original evidence at every turn, Marc Morris goes beyond the familiar outline to explain why England was at once so powerful and yet so vulnerable to William the Conqueror’s attack; why the Normans, in some.
This was a readable and engaging book but can't be seen as a definitve account of the Norman Conquest. (For a completely different interpretation that is pro-Godwine but a more difficult read there is Ian Walker's "Harold -the last Anglo-Saxon King".)/5().
Anglo-Saxon elites, the largest landholders in England, were replaced by Franco-Normans. Those Anglo-Saxons nobles who had survived the battles of had the chance to serve William and retain power and land, but many rebelled over contentious issues, and soon William had turned away from compromise to importing loyal men from the continent.
By. Anglo-Saxon -England and the Norman Conquest by H.R. Loyn. New York: St. Martins Press, An older more worn library withdrawal.
The spine looks to be cracked. There is tanning to the page edge and age stain. The pages are presentable and useful. The front cover has a forward lean.A hard covered library withdrawal in the plastic protective covers.
Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Loyn, H.R. (Henry Royston). Anglo-Saxon England and the Norman Conquest. London, Longman, Paper 2 – Anglo-Saxon and Norman England, c 5 The Witan The king decided was a council of advisers to the king, made up of important people like earls and archbishops.
It discussed threats and disputes, and had a large role in choosing a new Size: 4MB. The Norman Conquest of England When William the Conqueror defeated King Harold at Hastings inthis marked the end of the rule of England by Anglo-Saxon kings. William was in fact a blood relative of the Anglo-Saxons (being the cousin of Edward the Confessor (r.
–), the Anglo-Saxon king who preceded King Harold. The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle is a collection of annals in Old English chronicling the history of the Anglo-Saxons. The original ms. of the Chronicle was created late in the 9th century, probably in Wessex, during the reign of Alfred the Great.4/5.
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