The Conquest of England (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

The Conquest of England (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by John Richard Green
     
 

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This unfinished history was being written into the author’s dying days. Starting with the England of Ecgberht in the early 9th century and ending with the Norman Conquest in 1066, this engrossing book paints a vivid picture of this seminal period in English history. Noted historian John Richard Green asserts that instead of crushing England, the conquest did

Overview

This unfinished history was being written into the author’s dying days. Starting with the England of Ecgberht in the early 9th century and ending with the Norman Conquest in 1066, this engrossing book paints a vivid picture of this seminal period in English history. Noted historian John Richard Green asserts that instead of crushing England, the conquest did more than any event to build up the English people.


Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411452763
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
05/17/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
690
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

John R. Green (1837-1883) was an English clergyman turned historian.  He is best remembered today for his four volume Short History of the English People (1874).  The J. R. Green society, a historical society at Jesus College, Oxford, founded by Green's students, continues to thrive more than a century after his death.


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