1016 and 1066: Why the Vikings Caused the Norman Conquest

1016 and 1066: Why the Vikings Caused the Norman Conquest

by Martyn Whittock, Hannah Whittock

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ISBN-13: 9780719819193
Publisher: Crowood Press, The
Publication date: 05/01/2017
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Martyn Whittock is the author of 42 history books, including A Brief History of the Third Reich and A Brief Guide to Celtic Myths. Hannah Whittock  is the co-author of The Viking Blitzkrieg AD789-1098 and The Anglo-Saxon Avon Valley Frontier.

Table of Contents

Introduction 6

1 '1066 and All That': So What? 10

2 1016: The 'Forgotten Conquest' 15

3 New King … New Broom… 35

4 New Men and New Opportunities 50

5 Home Thoughts From Abroad: A Postcard From Normandy 64

6 Sons and Lovers: Cnut's Two Marriages and his Competing Sons 78

7 Home Thoughts From Abroad: A Postcard From Hungary 91

8 Happy Families, Unhappy King: The Reign of Edward the Confessor 100

9 1066: The Viking Year? 117

10 The Vikings Return! 130

11 Pulling the Threads Together 144

Notes 150

Index 158

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