Norman Britain None

  • Title: Norman Britain
  • Author: H.R. Loyn Alan Sorrell
  • ISBN: 071880603
  • Page: 394
  • Format: Hardcover
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      Published :2019-09-03T13:34:44+00:00

    About “H.R. Loyn Alan Sorrell

    1. H.R. Loyn Alan Sorrell says:

      Henry Royston Loyn 16 June 1922 9 October 2000 , FBA, was a British historian specialising in the history of Anglo Saxon England His eminence in his field made him a natural candidate to run the Sylloge of the Coins of the British Isles, which he chaired from 1979 to 1993 He was Professor of Medieval History in the University College of South Wales and Monmouthshire and afterwards Professor of Medieval History at Westfield College in the University of London.The Sylloge s natural emphasis is on Anglo Saxon numismatics Loyn s mastery of an extensive and specialised literature in an often contentious area of history produced over four decades a series of cautious, even conservative syntheses of continuity and evolving changes in late Anglo Saxon and Anglo Norman England, universally well received in the academic press, which are still staples of student reading lists.Aside from numerous articles, occasional lectures such as The matter of Britain A historian s perspective a Creighton Trust lecture , and his main publications see below , he edited The Middle Ages A Concise Encyclopedia He has been praised for his felicitous, economic writing style



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    1. Norman Britain begins with the victory of William the Conqueror in 1066 and gives an interesting overview of the Church, the establishment of the Exchequer, life in boroughs, manors and the country, the formation schools within the church which led to the University system, architecture, chivalry and the early crusades. The reigns of William the Conqueror, Henry I, Stephen, Henry II, Richard I and John are covered.

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