When King Edward the Confessor died in January 1066 nobody could have foreseen the year of bloodshed that would take place with the country set into a tumultuous spiral of battles and invasions, treachery and duplicity that ultimately the cost King Harold the throne of England.
The Saxon Times reviews the events of 1066 through the eyes of The Saxon Times reporters and has been much commended for its unique view of life in 1066 and the events that changed England forever.
The Saxon Times is written to inform and entertain all ages with its unique blend of historic fact, humour, The Food Section (with menus for the food at the time of the Conquest), advertisements for imagination, eye witness descriptions of all the major events and the battles of 1066 and concludes with Duke William’s march on London and his Coronation.
“A most enjoyable read and will be of great interest to those pupils studying history.” Yvette Gunther, Librarian, Nottingham High School
“Thank you for The Saxon Times, such fun and very informative and interesting and great for history teachers at both Secondary and primary level, using extracts for ideas and introductory work.” Shirley W., Battle, East Sussex
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1066 The Saxon Times 2nd Edition
This ring bound edition of The Saxon Times brings 1066 alive. It was a tempestuous year that shaped the future of England and all the epic events are brought to life by the eye-witness descriptions of The Saxon Times reporters.