Experience the fascination and excitement of this formative period in English history. The Normans combine an authoritative account of the main events with the human stories of how people lived, learned, played, prayed, loved, and were governed.
The format has been designed to enable the reader to absorb the essence of the period. With over one hundred illustrations, maps, and time lines, the emphasis was on writing a serious history book with easy readability.
Peter Simpson’s encyclopedic knowledge of the English Middle Ages has enabled him to delve into fascinating details of the time and the links with England today to be found in language, institutions, and places. A lifetime of business, study, and research has enabled him to understand and relate the evolving architecture, trade, economics, and science and technology of this formative period in English history.
England in the Middle Ages: The Normans 1066–1154 is ideal for scholars, students, visitors to England and Normandy, and for the general history reader.