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The Godwins: The Rise and Fall of a Noble Dynasty

History


by
Frank Barlow

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 232 pages

File size: 2 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

The new paperback edition of this brilliant and compelling portrait of the Anglo-Scandinavian world is appropriate supplementary reading for 2nd/3rd year undergraduate courses in Medieval British History and the Norman Conquest.

Frank Barlow charts the family of Earl Godwin of Wessex through to Harold – the last Anglo-Saxon king – and finally the crowning of William the Conqueror during the Norman Conquest. Set against the backdrop of Viking raids and ultimately the Norman Conquest of 1066, the book unravels the gripping history of a feuding family that nevertheless determined the course and fortunes of all the English.

The new paperback edition of this brilliant and compelling portrait of the Anglo-Scandinavian world is appropriate supplementary reading for 2nd/3rd year undergraduate courses in Medieval British History and the Norman Conquest.

Frank Barlow charts the family of Earl Godwin of Wessex through to Harold – the last Anglo-Saxon king – and finally the crowning of William the Conqueror during the Norman Conquest. Set against the backdrop of Viking raids and ultimately‚Ķ (more)

The new paperback edition of this brilliant and compelling portrait of the Anglo-Scandinavian world is appropriate supplementary reading for 2nd/3rd year undergraduate courses in Medieval British History and the Norman Conquest.

Frank Barlow charts the family of Earl Godwin of Wessex through to Harold – the last Anglo-Saxon king – and finally the crowning of William the Conqueror during the Norman Conquest. Set against the backdrop of Viking raids and ultimately the Norman Conquest of 1066, the book unravels the gripping history of a feuding family that nevertheless determined the course and fortunes of all the English.

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