1066: The Year of the Conquest

by David Howarth
Category: "World History - Military"
Year of Publication:1981
Date Read:04/13/1999
Notes:1066 is one of the most important dates in the history of the Western World. It's the year William the Conqueror defeated the English at the Battle of Hastings and changed England and the English forever. Howarth give portaits of the leading characters and their motivations, and enables us to see the events from the viewpoint of the common Englishman. Along the way we learn how they lived, worked, fought and died.
My Rating: 9

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William the Conqueror, the Battle of Hastings, and all that good stuff, as told by one of my favorite historians.
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