William the Conqueror and the Harrying of the North 1069-70: Contexts and Perspectives
- 14 Nov 2017
- Start time
- 7:30 PM
- Tempest Anderson Hall
- Professor David Bates, UEA
Professor David Bates, University of East Anglia
Author of “William the Conqueror” in the “English Monarchs Series” from Yale University Press
This lecture will reflect on the broader context of the infamous Harrying of the North including both the period prior to the Norman Conquest in 1066 and the place of violence against non-combatants in medieval Europe.
Joint lecture with the Centre for Medieval Studies, University of York.
Part of the “Normans in the North” programme