Hastings 1066: The Fall of Saxon England

Hastings 1066: The Fall of Saxon England

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Overview

Hastings was the culmination of one of the medieval world's most daring military expeditions. It marked the end of Anglo-Saxon England, winning the Normans a new kingdom, and ensuring that Britain's destiny lay in Western Europe rather than with Scandinavia.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781855326309
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
Publication date: 06/15/1996
Series: Trade Editions Series
Pages: 96
Product dimensions: 7.31(w) x 9.81(h) x 0.39(d)

About the Author

Chris Gravett is a former Senior Curator at the Royal Armouries, Tower of London, and a recognised authority on the arms, armour and warfare of the medieval world. He has worked as an advisor for numerous TV and film productions, and has written many books for Osprey, including Warrior 1: Norman Knight 950-1204 AD. He currently works as a curator at Woburn Abbey, Bedfordshire.

Table of Contents

Background to the Crisis of 1066/The Commanders/Opposing Armies/Plans and Preparations/The Battle/Aftermath/The Battlefield Today/Chronology/A Guide to Further Reading/Wargaming the Battle of Hastings

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