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Harold of England

Kerr Rainsford

Harold of England

by Kerr Rainsford

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Published by Fine Editions Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Harold, King of England, 1022?-1066 -- Drama.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Kerr Rainsford ; introd. by Albert Edmund Trombly.
    GenreDrama.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3535.A388 H3
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 109 p ;
    Number of Pages109
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6044229M
    LC Control Number49001353
    OCLC/WorldCa2783335

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    King Harold Godwineson (c) is one of history's shadowy figures, known mainly for his defeat and death at the Battle of Hastings. His true status and achievements have been overshadowed by the events of and the bias imposed by the Norman victory. This text aims to correct the common view of Harold, presenting an argument for being one of England's greatest rulers/5(3). Buy a cheap copy of Harold: The Last Anglo-Saxon King book by Ian W. Walker. King Harold Godwineson (c) is one of history's shadowy figures, known mainly for his defeat and death at the Battle of Hastings. His true status and Free shipping over $

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So Harold’s England would be less visible to historians. If, of course, an England had survived to be ruled over at all. One of the most striking characteristics of pre-Conquest England are its. Harold Godwinson (c.

– 14 October ), often called Harold II, was the last crowned Anglo-Saxon king of reigned from 6 January until his death at the Battle of Hastings, fighting the Norman invaders led by William the Conqueror during the Norman conquest of death marked the end of Anglo-Saxon rule over : Godwin, Earl of Wessex.

Helen Hollick's Harold the King is the first historical fiction book I have read in a long time. I much prefer factual history books as a rule, but thanks to the author Helen Hollick this wont be the last historical fiction I read. Helen Hollick in my opinion is a pure genius in her method of retelling the story/5(53).

Harold, as a king and his great albeit depleted army at Hastings, are too often merely a footnote in the story of William the conqueror.

But this book does a great job of recognising the effects of his time as king and his legacy. Very enjoyable read, one chapter gets a little bogged down in land ownership for my liking, but definitely s: Genre/Form: Drama: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Rainsford, Kerr, Harold of England.

New York: Fine Editions Press, (OCoLC) Harold’s mother, Gytha, belonged to a powerful Danish noble family with close connections to Canute, the Danish king of ’s father, Godwine, earl of Wessex and Kent, was an important supporter of the gh an ally of the Anglo-Danish line, Godwine accepted the accession as king of a member of the former English royal family, Edward the Confessor (–66), following.

Harold was made regent of England after Canute’s death. Hardecanute, Canute’s son by Emma and claimant to the English throne, was not chosen because he was occupied with affairs in Denmark, where he became Harold was responsible for the brutal murder of another royal claimant, Alfred the Aetheling, son of King Ethelred the Unready (Ethelred II; reigned –).

Harold pens his reply only to be disappointed by his response so he makes a snap decision to walk across England from Kingsbridge to Berwick Upton Retired for the last six months Harold shaves each morning and puts on a tie only to sit in the same chair with nowhere to go as his wife Maureen silently cleans/5(K).

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Harold Godwinson was King Harold II of England (c. – 14 October ). He ruled England after king Edward the Confessor died. He ruled from 5 January until he was killed at the Battle of death marked the Norman conquest of England and the end of Anglo-Saxon England.

Career. Harold was the son of Godwin, Earl of Wessex, and Gytha, a Danish noblewoman. Edith of Wessex or Edith Godwinson (c. – 18 December ) was a Queen of husband was Edward the Confessor, whom she married on 23 January Unlike most English queens in the 10th and 11th centuries, she was crowned.

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Harold Godwinson was king of England for less than a year and failed to defend England from William the Conqueror's invading Norman army inan army that wreaked havoc across the country and changed the political history of England forever.

Indeed, was so critical a turning point that it marked the end of the Anglo-Saxon epoch/5(6). The Golden Warrior is an historical novel, in the best sense of the word. It recreates, as no history could, the life of King Harold of England and it illumines what was perhaps the most climatic chapter of English history--the Norman Conquest/5(2).

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SCHULTZ (Author) See all 5 formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: HAROLD J. SCHULTZ. Harold I (c. – 17 March ), also known as Harold Harefoot, was King of England from to Harold's nickname "Harefoot" is first recorded as "Harefoh" or "Harefah" in the twelfth century in the history of Ely Abbey, and according to late medieval chroniclers it meant that he was fleet of foot.

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