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Royal responsibility in post-conquest invasion narratives

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Much has been written about twelfth-century chroniclers in England, but satisfactory reasons for their approaches to historical explanation have not yet been advanced. This thesis investigates how and why historians in England retold accounts of England's eleventh-century invasions: the Danish Conquest of 1016 and the Norman Conquest of 1066. The object is to illuminate the consistent historical agendas of three historians: William of Malmesbury, Henry of Huntingdon and John of Worcester. ...

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History Faculty
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University of Oxford
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University of Oxford
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University of Oxford
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University of Oxford
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University of Cambridge
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DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford

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