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

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Tuesday 14 November 2017, 7.30PM

Speaker: Professor David Bates, University of East Anglia

Normans in the North Lecture Series

Hosted by the Centre for Medieval Studies, Yorkshire Philosophical Society and York Museums Trust

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.  

Location: Tempest Anderson Hall, Yorkshire Museum

Admission: is free of charge and open to all. No booking required.