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England Under the Norman and Angevin Kings: England 1075-1225
England Under the Norman and Angevin Kings England 1075-1225 Author:Robert Bartlett This lively and far-reaching account of the politics, religion, and culture of England in the century and a half after the Norman Conquest provides a vivid picture of everyday existence, and increases our understanding of all aspects of medieval society. There are colourful details of the everyday life of ordinary men and women, with their views... more » on the past, on sexuality, on animals, on death, the undead, and the occult. The result is a fascinating and comprehensive portrayal of a period which begins with conquest and ends in assimilation.
"Words of praise the author applies to the historians of his period can well be applied to this work, 'The quantity , quality, and variety are all alike impressive.'"--Albion
"startlingly clear and often unusual images of life under the Norman and Angevin kings." -- B.R. O'Brien, CHOICE Nov. 2000, Vol.38, No.3.« less