12 Conquering Books About the Norman Invasion

Relive a turning point in British history

On 14 October 1066, life in Britain changed irrevocably. The Normans came, they saw, and they conquored. The fear, uncertainty, brutality, and possibility of those years are brought to life within these books, which illustrate the lives of kings, queens, soldiers, mercenaries, and everyday people who made up the rich tapestry of Medieval life.

Image: The Battle of Stamford Bridge by Peter Nicolai Arbo

List created by

Brianne Moore

Brianne is a website editor with Scottish Book Trust