The Battle of Hastings: Sources and Interpretations

The Battle of Hastings Sources and Interpretations The Battle of Hastings is a unique collection of materials focused on one of the most significant battles in European history It includes all the primary sources for the battle including pictorial a

  • Title: The Battle of Hastings: Sources and Interpretations
  • Author: Stephen Morillo
  • ISBN: 9780851156194
  • Page: 403
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Battle of Hastings is a unique collection of materials focused on one of the most significant battles in European history It includes all the primary sources for the battle, including pictorial, and seminal accounts of the battle by the major historians of the last two centuries Stephen Morillo, in his own important piece, first sets the scene, describing the politicThe Battle of Hastings is a unique collection of materials focused on one of the most significant battles in European history It includes all the primary sources for the battle, including pictorial, and seminal accounts of the battle by the major historians of the last two centuries Stephen Morillo, in his own important piece, first sets the scene, describing the political situation in western Europe in the mid eleventh century, and the events of 1066 He then introduces the sources, reviewing the perspective of their medieval authors, and traces the history of writing about the battle An important companion to the sources and interpretations is the set of original maps of the major stages of the battle, from first contact in the early morning of 14 October 1066 to final pursuit in the late evening darkness.

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    1 thought on “The Battle of Hastings: Sources and Interpretations”

    1. I have a longstanding interest in early medieval Europe and the Norman conquest of England (it wasn’t a cultural invasion at the beginning, simply a military campaign) comes right at the end of that period, just before the introduction of feudalism and chivalry and all that. I also have a strong background in military history, so I’ve naturally read a good deal about the Battle of Hastings over the years. October 14, 1066, was a key day in the history of Western Europe, . . . although the is [...]

    2. partial read for honor's independent study/capstone preparation. I'd be interested in reading more of the articles.

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