The Norman Conquest: The Battle of Hastings and the Fall of Anglo-Saxon England by Marc Morris

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The Norman Conquest: The Battle of Hastings and the Fall of Anglo-Saxon England

'"Morris brilliantly revisits the Norman Conquest, 'the single most important event in English history' . . . Readable, authoritative, and remarkably nuanced, Morris’s history is sublime." —Publishers Weekly (starred review)"The story of William the Conqueror’s invasion of England is hardly new, but the situations that prompted it on both sides of the English Channel have never been told in so much depth. . . . A historian who specializes in the Middle Ages, especially that period’s monarchies and aristocracy, Morris takes thoroughness to new heights as he compares all the available sources in this valuable text. . . . A thoroughly enjoyable book from an historian’s historian who can write for the masses." —Kirkus Reviews (starred review) '
'"Morris brilliantly revisits the Norman Conquest, 'the single most important event in English history' . . . Readable, authoritative, and remarkably nuanced, Morris’s history is sublime." —Publishers Weekly (starred review)"The story of William the Conqueror’s invasion of England is hardly new, but the situations that prompted it on both sides of the English Channel have never been told in so much depth. . . . A historian who specializes in the Middle Ages, especially that period’s monarchies and aristocracy, Morris takes thoroughness to new heights as he compares all the available sources in this valuable text. . . . A thoroughly enjoyable book from an historian’s historian who can write for the masses." —Kirkus Reviews (starred review) '
Publisher: Pegasus Books ISBN: 9781453298961 Pages: 464