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William the Conqueror and The Harrying of the North 1069-70: Contexts and Perspectives

Tuesday 14 November 2017, 7.30PM

Speaker(s): David Bates (University of East Anglia)

This lecture will reflect on the broader context of the infamous Harrying of the North including both the period prior to and after the Norman Conquest in 1066, and what a biographer can know about William the Conquerer,’  and the place of violence against non-combatants in medieval Europe.  

Sponsored by the Centre for Medieval Studies, Institute for the Public Understanding of the Past, Yorkshire Philosophical Society and York Museums Trust


Location: Tempest Anderson Hall, Yorkshire Museum

Admission: All Welcome! No ticket required.