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The Age of Conquest: Wales 1063-1415 (Oxford History of Wales #2)
This classic study examines the period when Wales struggled to retain its independence and identity in the face of Anglo-Norman conquest and subsequent English rule. Professor Davies explores the nature of power and conflict within native Welsh society as well as the transformation of Wales under the English crown. An account of the last major revolt under Owain Glyn Dwr f ...more
Paperback, 544 pages
Published September 7th 2000 by OUP Oxford
(first published 1991)
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Any study of Medieval Wales cannot be complete without reading this book. Professor R. R. Davies was the authority on Wales and his passion for the country was evident. I was privileged to have this gentleman as my History Degree lecturer and I shall never forget him.
I only dipped into this book when researching Edward I, but I was soon engrossed. Davies is that rare thing - an academic who is also a storyteller. Anyone interested in the history and struggles of Wales should read it.
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