A History of England Under the Norman Kings: Or, From the Battle of Hastings to the Accession of the House of Plantagenet: to which is Prefixed an Epitome of the Early History of Normandy

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J. Wright, 1857 - 473 pages

Published in 1857, this volume provides information on the Viking invasion of England and includes chapters on the Battle of Hastings in 1066, influential Viking warriors and expansion of Norman land in Britain.


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