The Struggle for Mastery: The Penguin History of Britain, 1066-1284

The Struggle for Mastery: The Penguin History of Britain, 1066-1284

The two-and-a-half centuries after 1066 were momentous ones in the history of Britain. In 1066, England was conquered for the last time. The Anglo-Saxon ruling class was destroyed and and the English became a subject race, dominated by a Norman-French dynasty and aristocracy. This book shows how the English domination of the kingdom was by no means a foregone conclusion. The struggle for mastery in the book’s title is in reality the struggle for different masteries within Great Britain. The…

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