Book Review: 1066 by David Howarth

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1066: The Year of the Conquest by David Howarth
Published: 1977
Genre: History, Nonfiction
Format: Paperback
Pages: 208
Source: Purchased
Dates Read: January 12-31, 2019
Grade: B+
Synopsis: Everyone knows 1066 as the date of the Norman invasion and conquest of England. But how many of us can place that event in the context of the entire dramatic year in which it took place? From the death of Edward the Confessor in early January to the Christmas coronation of Duke William of Normandy, there is an almost uncanny symmetry, as well as a relentlessly exciting surge, of events leading to and from Hastings. Continue reading “Book Review: 1066 by David Howarth”