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History of the Four Conquests of England, Volume 2

Barnes & Noble Digital Library

by James Augustus St. John

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An engrossing look at England in its infancy, when the country was surrounded and disciplined by the influences of four sets of conquerors—the Romans, the Anglo-Saxons, the Danes, and, finally, William the Conqueror. The author argues that braving this adversity served to strengthen the country until it became a political model for other countries. Volume two begins in 1002 and discusses England's conquest by the Danes and closes with the end of William the Conqueror's reign in 1087.

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Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication Date:
2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library

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James Augustus St. John (Author)

James Augustus St. John (1795–1875) was a British author and voyager. After mastering the classics, as well as six languages, St. John began his career as a journalist, often writing books about his journeys. He is the author of A Journal of a Res...

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