1066 and Before All That: The Battle of Hastings, Anglo-Saxon and Norman England

1066 and Before All That: The Battle of Hastings, Anglo-Saxon and Norman England

by Ed West

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781510719866
Publisher: Skyhorse
Publication date: 08/08/2017
Pages: 184
Sales rank: 165,249
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Ed West is the recently appointed Associate Director of UK2020, a British policy think-tank. Before that, Ed was deputy editor of the Catholic Herald and a frequent contributor to the Daily Telegraph , the Times , Evening Standard , Daily Express and the Guardian. He is a popular British twitter personality and blogs for The Spectator. He currently lives in London.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Chapter 1 Red Sky at Night 5

Chapter 2 Ethelred the Unready 15

Chapter 3 In Bed with the Normans 29

Chapter 4 King Canute and the Waves 41

Chapter 5 Lady Godiva 51

Chapter 6 Edward, Patron Saint of Divorcees 57

Chapter 7 'A Savage, Barbarous and Horrible Race of Inhuman Disposition' 71

Chapter 8 The Last Viking 89

Chapter 9 The Battle of Hastings 101

Chapter 10 The Norman Yoke 109

Chapter 11 William's Children All Kill Each Other 123

Chapter 12 Nineteen Long Winters When Christ and His Angels Slept 135

Chapter 13 We Shall Never Surrender 147

Bibliography 157

Endnotes 159

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