The 1066 Norman conquest of England, led by William, Duke of Normandy ("the Conqueror"), was the single greatest political change England has ever seen. The Normans brought with them a new culture, which included law, architectural style and methods, and leisure pursuits. The old aristocracy was stripped of their assets and denounced, and in its place a new French aristocracy began to run the country - even bringing their language with them. The guide examines the impact the new Norman rule had on the English way of life.
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Series: Pitkin Guides Series
Number Of Pages: 24
Published: 24th May 2002
Publisher: Pavilion Books
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.0 x 17.2 x 0.4
Weight (kg): 0.1