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William the Conqueror.

A historical romance.

by Napier, Charles James Sir

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Published by G. Routledge & co. in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • William I, King of England, 1027 or 8-1087 -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy Gen. Sir Charles Napier ... Posthumous work. Lieut.-Gen. Sir William Napier, K.C.B., editor.
    GenreFiction.
    ContributionsNapier, William Francis Patrick, Sir, 1785-1860, ed.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ3.N162 W
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 465 p.
    Number of Pages465
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6986244M
    LC Control Number07023116
    OCLC/WorldCa9742889

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    William I [lower-alpha 1] (c. – 9 September ), usually known as William the Conqueror and sometimes William the Bastard, [lower-alpha 2] was the first Norman King of England, reigning from until his death in A descendant of Rollo, he was Duke of Normandy (as Duke William II) from onward. After a long struggle to establish his power, by his hold on Normandy was.   An Argument of Blood is the first of two sweeping historical novels on the life and battles of William the Conqueror. And the review: An entertaining tale of William the Conqueror (or Bastard, depending on who’s talking), as a young man shaken out of his young man’s revelry and into the harsh reality of life as a Duke.

    Rollo's power was inherited first by William, nicknamed 'Longsword' (d), then Duke Richard I (), then by William the Conqueror's grandfather, Duke Richard II. When William was born in /28, Robert was Count of Hiesmois; he acceded to the title Duke of Normandy in The Domesday Book was a survey of England and Wales. It was intended to list all the taxable property to make a more accurate inventory. William the Conqueror was able to obtain more taxes because.


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