Battle of Hastings

Battle of Hastings

by Russell Roberts
     
 

On October 14, 1066, a battle took place in England that would dictate the course of history for the island nation for centuries to come. Soldiers from the army of Duke William of Normandy fought against those of the English king, Harold Godwinson. At stake was the throne of England. The battle took all day. Swords clanged, axes chopped, and arrows flew from both

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Overview

On October 14, 1066, a battle took place in England that would dictate the course of history for the island nation for centuries to come. Soldiers from the army of Duke William of Normandy fought against those of the English king, Harold Godwinson. At stake was the throne of England. The battle took all day. Swords clanged, axes chopped, and arrows flew from both sides. In the end, the battle turned on the random flight of a single arrow. Find out what inventions and strategies determined which army prevailed or perished in this incredible true story of the Battle of Hastings.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781612280752
Publisher:
Mitchell Lane Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/15/2011
Series:
Technologies and Strategies in Battle Series
Pages:
48
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
9 - 13 Years

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