The History of English Affairs PDF ePub eBook

Books Info:

The History of English Affairs free pdf "The History of English Affairs", covering the years 1066-1197, was written at the close of the twelfth century and has been described as being 'both in substance and in form ...the finest historical work left to us by an Englishman of the twelfth century' ("The Dictionary of National Biography"). The author's critical ability, gifts of acute observation, clear judgment and tolerant impartiality justify his high reputation as an original authority. Book Two covers the years 1154-75, and incorporates the murder of Thomas Becket in Canterbury Cathedral, the capture of the King of Scots at Alnwick, and the first subjugation of Ireland by the English. It also documents the career of Nicholas Breakspear, the only Englishman to become Pope. (Aris

About William of Newburgh

P G Walsh is Professor at Glasgow University and has published widely in the fields of both classical and medieval studies including Livy in this Classical Text series. M J Kennedy was lecturer in Medieval History at the University of Glasgow and is a specialist in monastic history.

Details Book

Author : William of Newburgh
Publisher : Aris
Data Published : 10 October 2007
ISBN : 0856684740
EAN : 9780856684746
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 208 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
Rating :

Reviews The History of English Affairs



17 Comments Add a comment




Related eBooks Download


  • Sacrilege free pdfSacrilege

    A gripping historical thriller set in sixteenth-century England and centered on the highly secretive cult of Saint Thomas Becket. the twelfth-century archbishop murdered in Canterbury Cathedral..


  • The Grounds of English Literature free pdfThe Grounds of English Literature

    The centuries just after the Norman Conquest are the forgotten period of English literary history. In fact. the years 1066-1300 witnessed an unparalleled ingenuity in the creation of written forms..


  • The English Parsonage in the Early Nineteenth Century free pdfThe English Parsonage in the Early Nineteenth Century

    The Parsonage is one of England's best-loved traditional building types. This book draws on new research to portray the history of the parsonage during the critical years of the early nineteenth century - a time when the design of the small English house changed dramatically from that of the typically elegant but restrained Georgian villa to create the lively..


  • The Evolution of the English Corn Market free pdfThe Evolution of the English Corn Market

    Excerpt from The Evolution of the English Corn Market: From the Twelfth to the Eighteenth Century The following essay. based upon a study of printed materials and manuscript sources in the English archives..


  • English free pdfEnglish

    Complete support for thorough test preparation This KS2 English revision guide provides a concise summary of the work covered through Years 3-6 and covers all the Reading and Writing skills which may be tested in the National Curriculum Tests (SAT'S) in English for levels 3-5 inclusive..


  • The History of English Affairs free pdfThe History of English Affairs

    . "The History of English Affairs", covering the years 1066-1197, was written at the close of the twelfth century and has been described as being 'both in substance and in form ...the finest historica