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The History of the English People 1000-1154

The History of the English People 1000-1154

by Henry of Huntingdon

Editorial: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780199554805
Número de páginas: 208
Formatos: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
Tamaño de archivo: 6 Mb
Fecha de publicación: 2020-08-07
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Henry of Huntingdon's narrative covers one of the most exciting and bloody periods in English history: the Norman Conquest and its aftermath. He tells of the decline of the Old English kingdom, the victory of the Normans at the Battle of Hastings, and the establishment of Norman rule. His accounts of the kings who reigned during his lifetime—William II, Henry I, and Stephen—contain unique descriptions of people and events. Henry tells how promiscuity, greed, treachery, and cruelty produced a series of disasters, ...