The Middle Ages from 1066 to 1485

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English Society in the Early Middle Ages, 1066-1307
Book by Doris Mary Stenton; Penguin Books, 1952. 304 pgs
The Middle Ages - 1066 -1485
The Middle Ages encompass one of the most turbulent periods in English History. Starting with the Battle of Hastings and the Norman Conquest - when William the Conqueror effectively took all of the lands from the Saxon English and gave them to French nobles. The English Middle Ages then saw the building of the great English castles, including the Tower of London, which helped the Normans to retain their hold on England. The start of the Crusades and the knights of the Middle Ages, including the founding of the Knights Templar. The Domesday Book and the Magna Carta. The Kings and Queens of the Middle Ages including Richard the Lionheart and great Plantagenet Kings from Henry II (1154-1189) to Edward III (1327-1377). The Hundred Years War between England and France. The Medieval Kings and Queens of the Royal Houses of Lancaster and York and the Wars of the Roses. The Middle Ages Feudal System and the terrible Black Death which really did plague the period of the Middle Ages.The Middle Ages 1066-1485

It was very difficult for me to choose a topic, but I decided to write about this topic because it was the one that I liked best and was the easiest one to understand for me. I think it was because some of the points of The Middle Ages I learned when I was in college. But the points that took my attention during The Middle Ages were its beginning, a system called feudalism and the role of men and women during this period. The Middle Ages encompass one of the most turbulent periods in English History. Starting with the Battle of Hastings and the Norman Conquest. When Duke William of Normandy, better known as William the Conqueror effectively took all of the lands from the Saxon English and gave them to French nobles. there were some points that took my attention the The beginning of The Middle Ages was the murder of King...
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