1066: History in an Hour - Kaye Jones

1066: History in an Hour

By Kaye Jones

  • Release Date: 2011-12-08
  • Genre: Europe
  • Size: 2.67 MB

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Description

Love history? Know your stuff with History in an Hour.

During the year 1066, England had three different kings and fought three huge battles in defence of the realm, including the bloody Battle of Hastings. The result was the Norman Conquest which defined England during the Middle Ages.

1066 in an Hour will guide you through the politics and personalities of the Norman invasion. It will help you understand why William the Conqueror was victorious and introduce you to the new king and subsequent ancestor to the Plantagenets and Tudors.

Know your stuff: read about 1066 in just one hour.

Reviews

‘If the past is a foreign country, History in an Hour is like a high-class tour operator, offering delightfully enjoyable short breaks in the rich and diverse continent of our shared past’ Dominic Sandbrook

‘The practice of History is ever-evolving, and the History In An Hour idea brings it back up to date for the digital age’ Andrew Roberts, Bookseller

‘This is genius’ MacWorld.com

About the author

Kaye Jones is a history graduate and writer, specialising in the Middle Ages and gender history. She has written three titles for History In An Hour – 1066, Medieval Anarchy and Dickens – as well as articles for a range of publications, including the Institute of Historical Research’s Reviews in History, and F-Word magazine. Kaye also runs a women’s history website, Heroines and Harlots, and works as a researcher for the military charity, PTSD Resolution.

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