Book of Norman England
B.T. Batsford, 1997 - 144 pages
Using archaeological, topographical and architectural evidence, this book covers the entire story of Norman England in an accessible way. It describes the impact of the Norman Conquest on England and looks at the castles, monasteries and churches and their effect on the landscape.
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Saxon England in the eleventh century
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Abbey Ages appear Archbishop architecture army bailey battle Bayeux became began Bishop borough building built Canterbury castle cathedral central centre changes church complete Conquest construction continued Count of Anjou court created crown defences ditch Domesday Book dominant Duke Durham Earl early East Edward eleventh century England English established eventually evidence example excavated extensive Forest French half hall Harold Hastings Henry Holy houses important Italy keep King known land late Saxon later London lords major manor Marches marked medieval military monasteries Monuments motte moved Norfolk Norman Normandy North Northumbria Norwich original palace parish parks period political priory probably recorded remained replaced responsible resulted River Robert Roman royal settlement showing stone street style successful surviving Tapestry Tower town twelfth century village walls western Westminster William Winchester York