After the Conquest

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As he lay dying in Rouen in 1087, William the Conqueror bequeathed to his sons Robert, William and Henry the Dukedom of Normandy, the throne of England and £5,000 respectively. Twenty years of violence and treachery were to follow William’s death until the youngest son, ‘the lion of justice’ according to medieval chroniclers, succeeded his brother William Rufus as Henry I. Teresa Cole traces the turbulent history of the three brothers, from their births to the death of Henry in 1135.

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After the Conquest

After the Conquest

The Divided Realm 1066–1135

Hardback288pp Illustrated240x162mm

9781445667782     Product Code: 505821

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As he lay dying in Rouen in 1087, William the Conqueror bequeathed to his sons Robert, William and Henry the Dukedom of Normandy, the throne of England and £5,000 respectively. Twenty years of violence and treachery were to follow William’s death until the youngest son, ‘the lion of justice’ according to medieval chroniclers, succeeded his brother William Rufus as Henry I. Teresa Cole traces the turbulent history of the three brothers, from their births to the death of Henry in 1135.

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