The Normans in Britain

The Normans in Britain

by David Walker


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The defeat of King Harold at the Battle of Hastings in 1066 remains one of the major landmarks in English history, heralding the establishment of the line of Norman kings and their Angevin successors that ruled the country for centuries to come. The pattern of conquest and settlement in England is well charted, but the Norman impact in Wales, Ireland and Scotland has generally been analysed within the limits of national history alone. In this succinct overview of the Anglo-Norman period, David Walker examines Norman influences in all parts of the British Isles as a unified theme.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780631185826
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 02/27/1995
Series: Historical Association Studies Series
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 5.49(w) x 8.54(h) x 0.59(d)

About the Author

David Walker was formerly Senior Lecturer in Medieval History at the University of Wales, Swansea.

Table of Contents

List of Maps.


1. Conquest and Settlement: The Comparative View.

2. Conquest and Settlement in England.

3. Wales.

4. Scotland.

5. Anglo-Norman Ireland.

6. Architecture.

Outline Chronology.

Select Bibliography.


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