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Title: 1066. The Conquest
Description: Great Britain, Grosvenor House, 2009. 1st Paperback Edition, Binding: Soft Cover, Fine. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 9781906645588 Paperback Paperback. This is an account of the events depicted in the Bayeux Tapestry and those that led up to the battle. It is the story of two men, one Saxon, the other Norman, both claiming the throne of England, whose destinies were to lead to a final confrontation on an English hillside that changed the course of English history. it also portrays the love between two people in a marraige that lasted for more than thirty years and was deemed to have remained a faithfuly union, which, during one of the most pempestuous periods of our time, produced ten children. The battle of Hastings and the death of Harold Godwinson, the King of England mortally wounded, so legend has it, by a stray Norman arrow which pierced his eye, are part of English folklore. But what do we know about William, the man destined to be King? 289 pp.

Keywords: Non Fiction History 1066 The Conquest The Battle of Hastings Military History

Price: GBP 8.00 = appr. US$ 11.42 Seller: The London Bookworm
- Book number: 076395

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