Paperback 144pp Illustrated
9781616088477   Product Code: 98214
Born in Normandy and promised the throne of England by King Edward, William, Duke of Normandy decided to invade the country after another contender for the crown took the throne. Chronicling the years from his illegitimate birth to his calamitous burial, Jacob Abbott's engaging narrative describes the young conqueror's struggles, ambitions and aspirations during his time in power in both Normandy and England. First published in 1877.