William the Conqueror


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A brief history of the rise and reign of Duke William of Normandy, King of England. Also known as William the Bastard, and William the Great, but perhaps best known in English history as William the Conqueror. Written by Edward Freeman, originally in 1888, as part of the Twelve English Statesmen series of books. (Summary by Cavaet) (5 hr 8 min)

Chapters

Introduction 7:37 Read by Cavaet
The Early Years of William 32:33 Read by Cavaet
William's First Visit to England 11:53 Read by Cavaet
The Reign of William of Normandy 25:58 Read by Cavaet
Harold's Oath to William 18:16 Read by Cavaet
The Negotiations of Duke William 29:11 Read by Cavaet
William's Invasion of England 27:11 Read by Cavaet
The Conquest of England 33:38 Read by Cavaet
The Settlement of England 39:02 Read by Cavaet
The Revolts against William 52:40 Read by Cavaet
The Last Years of William 30:51 Read by Cavaet