The Norman Conquest School Site

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Sources of information

This pages contains a brief bibliography of the books used for this site.  There are, of course, many different interpretations of events - but this is one of the joys of history!

Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any suggestions or comments.


Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, ed. D.Whitelock, D.C. Douglas and S.I. Tucker (London, 1961)
Orderic Vitalis, The Ecclesiastical History, ed. M. Chibnall, 6 vols (Oxford, 1968-80)
Malmesbury, William of, De Gestis Regum Anglorum, ed. R. Stubbs (London, 1887-9)
Bayeux Tapestry


Allen Brown, R.  The Norman Conquest of England, sources & documents (Boydell, 1998)
Byrom, J., Counsell, C., Riley, M.,  Medieval Minds, Britain 1066-1500 (Longman, 1997)
Bradbury, J.  The Battle of Hastings (Sutton, 1998)
Chibnall, M. The World of Orderic Vitalis (Oxford, 1984)
Chibnall, M. Anglo-Norman England, 1066-1166 (Oxford, 1996)
Davies, N. The Isles (Macmillan, 1999)
Douglas, D.C. William the Conqueror (London, 1964)
Howarth, D. The Year of Conquest (London, 1977)
Goulding, B. Conquest and Colonisation, The Normans in Britain, 1066-1100 (Macmillan, 1994)
McLynn, F. 1066 The Year of the Three Battles (Pimlico, 1999)
Stimpson, B.,  Quest, The Medieval World (Stanley Thornes, 1998)
Stenton, F.M. Anglo-Saxon England (Oxford, 1971) 


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