By David Carpenter
The two-and-a-half centuries after 1066 have been momentous ones within the historical past of england. In 1066, England was once conquered for the final time. The Anglo-Saxon ruling type used to be destroyed and and the English turned a topic race, ruled by means of a Norman-French dynasty and aristocracy. This booklet indicates how the English domination of the dominion was once not at all a foregone conclusion.
The fight for mastery within the book's identify is in fact the fight for various masteries inside of nice Britain. The publication weaves jointly the histories of britain, Scotland and Wales in a brand new manner and argues that every one 3, of their assorted models, have been competing for domination