Norman conquest of England: Harold Godwinson, William the Conqueror, Battle of Hastings, Domesday Book, Edward the Confessor, Bayeux Tapestry

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Harold Godwinson, William I of England, Battle of Hastings, Domesday Book, Edward the Confessor, Bayeux Tapestry, Norman Conquest of England, Hereward the Wake, Godwin, Earl of Wessex, Battle Abbey, Lanfranc, Odo of Bayeux, William of Malmesbury, Siward Barn, New England, Publications of the Domesday Book Since 1086, Dover ...

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Harold Godwinson, William I of England, Battle of Hastings, Domesday Book, Edward the Confessor, Bayeux Tapestry, Norman Conquest of England, Hereward the Wake, Godwin, Earl of Wessex, Battle Abbey, Lanfranc, Odo of Bayeux, William of Malmesbury, Siward Barn, New England, Publications of the Domesday Book Since 1086, Dover Castle, Cyneweard of Laughern, Battle, East Sussex, Harrying of the North, Battle of Fulford, Orderic Vitalis, County Palatine, Pevensey Castle, Accord of Winchester, Gundulf of Rochester, Earl of Chester, St Nicholas Priory, Battle Abbey Roll, Carmen de Hastingae Proelio, Taillefer, Geoffrey de Montbray, Gyrth Godwinson, Gilbert de Magminot, Boldon Book, Mayor, Leofwine Godwinson, Council of London, William of Poitiers, Companions of William I of England, William D'ecouis, Nomina Villarum, Laigle Dynasty. Excerpt: The Accord of Winchester from 1072, signed by (top to bottom, left-hand column) William, Matilda, Lanfranc, Walkelin and Wulfstan, along with (top to bottom, right-hand column) Papal legate, Thomas, Remigius and Herfast. The signatures of William I and Matilda are the first two large crosses. The Accord of Winchester is the 11th century document that establishes the primacy of the Archbishop of Canterbury over the Archbishop of York . It originated in a dispute over primacy between Thomas , the archbishop of York, and Lanfranc , the new Norman archbishop of Canterbury, soon after the latter had taken office. The case was first heard by King William at the old Saxon royal capital of Winchester at Easter (8 April) 1072, in the royal chapel in the castle . It was then heard at Windsor at Pentecost (27 May), where the final settlement was made, with William deciding in Lanfranc's favour, and formalised in this document. This did not end the Canterbury-...

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  • ISBN-13: 9781155869292
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 5/7/2010
  • Pages: 68
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.14 (d)

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