portrait of 11th-century Anglo-Saxon England: lives,
manners, attitudes of villagers and nobles. Principal
actors are well characterized: dying King Edward; Earl
(later King) Harold Godwinson; Harold's brother, Earl
Tostig; warrior-king of Norway, Harald the Ruthless; and
Duke William of Normandy. Battles of Stamford bridge and
Hastings analyzed. Maps.
207 pages ----- Soft Cover