The Normans: The History of a Dynasty

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A&C Black, 15.10.2006 - 362 Seiten
The first great city to which the Crusaders came in 1089 was Constantinople, the capital of the Byzantine Empire. It was the key to the foundation, survival and ultimate eclipse of the crusading kingdom. The riches and sophistication of the city nevertheless made a lasting impression on the crusaders, and through them on western European culture.
 

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1 The Counts of Rouen
1
2 Richard II and his Sons
29
3 William of Normandy
59
4 The Conqueror of England
87
5 William Rufus
129
6 Henry I
157
7 Robert Curthose and William Clito
205
8 Stephen
239
9 The Norman Dynasty
283
Appendixes
297
Glossary
303
Medieval Sources and Writers
311
Notes
321
Further Reading
329
Index
331
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Über den Autor (2006)

David Crouch's books include The Reign of King Stephen, 1135-54, The Image of Aristocracy in Britain, 1000-1300, The Normans and Tournament. He is Professor of History the University of Hull.

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