The Battle of Hastings is the most defining event in English history. As such, its every detail has been analyzed by scholars and interpreted by historians. Yet one of the most fundamental aspect of the battle – the place upon which it was fought – has never been seriously questioned, until now. Could it really be the case that for almost 1,000 years everyone has been studying the wrong location?I...
Hardcover: 192 pages
Publisher: Pen and Sword (February 19, 2013)
Product Dimensions: 7 x 1 x 9.8 inches
Amazon Rank: 1340473
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The introduction was a pleasant surprise. "With a single uttered command, the Normans urged their horses up the slope to engage the English. It was the start of the Battle of Hastings. The date was 14 October 2006.""And you were there," said the old ...
epth study, the authors examine the early sources and the modern interpretations to unravel the compulsive evidence that historians have chosen to ignore because it does not fit the traditional view of where the battle was fought.Most importantly, the authors investigate the terrain of the battlefield and the archaeological data to reveal exactly where history was made.