A Wargamer's Guide to 1066 and the Norman Conquest

A Wargamer's Guide to 1066 and the Norman Conquest

by Daniel Mersey


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781473848467
Publisher: Pen & Sword Books Limited
Publication date: 04/24/2017
Series: A Wargamer's Guide Series
Sales rank: 967,018
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Daniel Mersey has been a writer and editor for two decades, specializing primarily in British post-Roman and medieval military history, but with a strong interest also in British colonial warfare and the air warfare 1914-1918. His previous books include Legendary Warriors: Great Heroes in Myth and Reality (2002); Arthur King of the Britons (2004 runner-up in the History Today/Longman New Generation Prize); Myths & Legends: King Arthur (2013); and Myths & Legends: Knights of the Round Table (forthcoming). A keen wargamer himself, he has written three sets of rules (Glutter of Ravens, 1998; Song of Arthur & Merlin, 2008; and Lion Rampant, 2014) and has contributed regularly to wargaming magazines since 1996. He lives in Worthing, West Sussex.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements vi

Introduction vii

Chapter 1 The Norman Conquest of Britain, 1066-1087 1

Chapter 2 Armies, Organization, and Equipment 13

Chapter 3 The Key Battles 41

Chapter 4 Wargaming the Campaign 63

Chapter 5 Choosing Your Rules 78

Chapter 6 Choosing Your Models 92

Chapter 7 Scenarios 104

Appendix: Further Reading 115

Index 117

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