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HNS Guide: 1066

Supposedly the last date when the English were conquered, 1066 has long been iconic, long a favoured subject for historical fiction. It is a bloody, romantic, culturally fascinating, and important event on a truly European scale. These are the main ways that writers have tackled…

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