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Harold II is chiefly remembered today, perhaps unfairly, for the brevity of his reign and his death at the Battle of Hastings. The papers collected here seek to shed new light on the man and his milieu before and after that climax. They explore the long career and the dynastic network behind Harold Godwinesson's accession on the death of King Edward the Confessor in Januar ...more
Hardcover, 214 pages
Published June 1st 2005 by Boydell & Brewer
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For books published in her early career, see also: Gale R. Owen.

Prof. Owen-Crocker's chief research interests are Anglo-Saxon literature and culture and medieval dress/textiles. She has lectured by invitation at universities in Canada, Denmark, Germany, Italy, Spain, Taiwan and the USA. She has advised museums and archaeological units on medieval dress. She appeared in this role on BBC TV's 'Meet
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