1066

The Battles of York, Stamford Bridge & Hastings
Product Number: EB00756717
Released: Mar 27, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781783460021
Publisher: Pen & Sword Books
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Description

The real story behind the best-known-and least-understood-battle in British history. If ever there was a year of destiny for the British Isles, 1066 must have a strong claim. King Harold faced invasion not just from William and the Normans across the English Channel, but from King Harald Hardrada of Norway. Before he fought the Normans at Hastings in October, he had fought at York and neighboring Stamford Bridge in September. It was a year of dramatic changes of fortune, heroic marches, assaults by land and sea. This concise history, with maps included, tells the full story.

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Author(s): Peter Marren
Genre: History
Original Publish Date: Feb 19, 2004

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