By Peter Rex

In 1066 the English have been conquered through the notorious William the Conqueror. even if, the English didn't simply roll over and die earlier than their oppressors; faraway from it. For over 5 years the English violently rebelled opposed to the invading Normans, murdering quislings, burning cities and sacking cathedrals. Peter Rex tells the tale of every uprising, their usually vibrant leaders (including Hereward the Wake, Edgar the Aetheling and Eadric the Wild) and the rebels themselves, whom the Normans referred to as 'silvatici' or woodland dwellers. He additionally considers William s makes an attempt at pacifying the English, specially his infamous 'harrying' of the North, which amounted to genocide. in the event you idea it used to be everywhere with King Harold s dying, this publication reinforces the view that the English aren't so simply overcome

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