Table of contents for The Norman Conquest : a new introduction / Richard Huscroft.

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Contents
Preface	ix
Money and terminology	xiii
References and abbreviations	xv
Maps
	1	England: shires and political divisions in 1066	xvii
	2	Scotland and northern England: regional divisions	xviii
	3	Wales: regional and political divisions	xix
	4	Normandy in the eleventh and twelfth centuries	xx
Genealogies
	1	The kings of England: The West Saxon line (simplified)	xxi
	2	The kings of England: The Danish line (simplified)	xxii
	3	The kings of England: The Norman line (simplified)	xxiii
PART ONE Preliminaries
	1	The principal sources	3
Narrative sources 4
Administrative sources 15
	2	Britain and Normandy in the eleventh century	21
Lands and peoples 21
Polities and power 31
Military organisation 38
Economies 49
The Church in pre-conquest Britain 55
Britain and the papacy before 1066 64
The Church in pre-conquest Normandy 66
Conclusion 69
	3	The origins of conquest, 991-1066	75
Royal succession in England 75
Alliances and invasions, 991-1016 80
English, Danes and Normans, 1016-1042 82
The King and his earls, 1042-1045 85
Edward and the Normans 87
Edward and Godwine 89
The crisis of 1051 90
William of Normandy and the offer of the crown 91
The return of Godwine 95
Beyond England 96
The rise of the Godwinesons, 1053-1064 98
Harold and Wales 101
Harold and William 102
The Northumbrian rising 105
A fateful choice 107
PART TWO The Norman conquest
	4	Conquest, 1066	115
King Harold 115
The phoney war 116
The northern invasion 118
Duke William prepares 120
Invasion 122
The Hastings campaign 124
The Battle of Hastings 126
From Hastings to London 131
	5	Conquest consolidated, 1067-1087	137
The establishment of Norman rule 137
England subdued, 1067-1072 138
Opposition: The next generation, 1072-1075 147
Frontiers and family, 1076-1084 150
Danes, Domesday and death, 1085-1087 155
	6	Conquest confirmed, 1087-1100	159
William Rufus 159
Securing England, 1087-1088 160
Normandy, 1089-1091 162
Scotland and Wales in the 1090s 163
Conspiracy, 1095 166
Normandy and its frontiers, 1094-1099 167
A bolt from the blue 169
	7	The English conquest of Normandy, 1100-1106	173
Henry, king of the English, 1100-1102 173
Henry, Wales and Scotland, 1102-c.1110 177
Duke Robert undermined 179
The Battle of Tinchebray 181
PART THREE The impact of conquest
	8	Government and law	187
Kings and magnates 188
Household government 193
Cross-Channel government 196
Government in writing 198
Regional government 202
The royal forest 206
Royal wealth 207
Collecting the funds 212
The law 214
Conclusion 225
	9	Lands and armies	231
A new aristocracy 231
Barons and below 233
Honours and incidents 235
The English survivors 239
The mechanics of settlement 241
Military power 247
Armies and fleets 249
'Feudal' England? 254
Wales and Scotland 258
	10	Economies and families	273
Town and country 273
Families and female power 279
	11	The Church	289
The post-Conquest English Church 290
Questions of primacy 294
Parishes and councils 297
Conquest and cloister 300
Kings, archbishops and popes 303
Reconstruction 306
Wales, Scotland and Normandy 308
Conclusion 311
PART FOUR Conclusion
	12	Britain and Normandy in 1106 - myths and reality	317
Suggestions for further reading	333
Index	347

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Great Britain -- History -- Norman period, 1066-1154.
Great Britain -- History -- William I, 1066-1087.
Normans -- Great Britain.
Great Britain -- History -- Anglo-Saxon period, 449-1066.