The Penguin History of Britain: The Struggle for Mastery: Britain 1066-1284

The Penguin History of Britain: The Struggle for Mastery: Britain 1066-1284

David Carpenter


The two-and-a-half centuries after 1066 have been momentous ones within the historical past of england. In 1066, England used to be conquered for the final time. The Anglo-Saxon ruling type used to be destroyed and and the English turned an issue race, ruled via a Norman-French dynasty and aristocracy. This booklet exhibits how the English domination of the dominion used to be in no way a foregone conclusion.

The fight for mastery within the book's name is in truth the fight for various masteries inside of nice Britain. The publication weaves jointly the histories of britain, Scotland and Wales in a brand new approach and argues that every one 3, of their varied models, have been competing for domination

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