History Of The Conquest Of England By The Normans (volume 1); Its Causes, And Its Consequences, In…

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1847. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... BOOK IY. EROM THE BATTLE OF HASTINGS TO THE TAKING OF CHESTER, THE LAST CITY CONQUERED BY THE NORMANS. 1066--1070. Battle of Romney--Taking of Dover--Capitulation of Kent--Election of king Edgar--Defection of Edwin and Morkai---Blockade of London-- Proceedings of the citizens--Submission of London--William proclaimed king--The ceremony of the coronation disturbed by conflagration--Division of the spoils among the Normans--Extent of the conquered territory--Sufferings of the conquered--Courageous resistance of three Saxons--Fortresses erected in London--Ancient lists of the conquerors of England--William revisits Normandy--Revolt of Kent-- Eastache, count of Boulogne, comes to the assistance of the English-- Limits of the territory invaded--Return of king William--He marches into the west--Siege of Exeter--Division of lands in the western provinces--Imprisonment and deposition of Brihtrik--Resistance of the monks of Winchcomb--Their punishment--The English chiefs retire to the north--Conspiracy against the Normans--King Edgar flies into Scotland--State of the Scottish population--Friendship of the kings of Scotland for the men of Tentonic race--William marches into the north --Taking of Oxford, &c.--Taking of York--Archbishop Eldred's malediction upon king William--His despair and death--Weariness of the Normans--Insurrection of the western provinces--Lauding of the sons of king Harold--Suppression of the western revolt--State of the northern provinces--March of Robert Comine against Durham--His defeat and death--Alliance between the northern English and the Danes--Arrival of Danish succours in England--The English and Danes besiege and take the city of York--York retaken by the Normans --Devastation of Northumberland--Tailing of Durham--Ravages and crue...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1847. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... BOOK IY. EROM THE BATTLE OF HASTINGS TO THE TAKING OF CHESTER, THE LAST CITY CONQUERED BY THE NORMANS. 1066--1070. Battle of...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:184 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.39 inPublished:January 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217495133

ISBN - 13:9780217495134

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