History of the Norman Conquest of England

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"Histoire de la conquête de l'Angleterre par les Normands : de ses causes et de ses suites jusqu'à nos jours, en Angleterre, en Ecosse, en Irlande et sur le continent"

by Augustin Thierry. Fifth edition.‎ Paris, Just Tessier, 1838.

31 boards inset printed on China paper, after the drawings of Jacques and Dufort, Charpentier and Lefèvre, Cabasson, Lécurieux, T. Johannot...


View 1 : Saxon warrior - Danish pirate

View 2 : Anglo-norman knight (12th c.)

View 3 : Portrait of William the Conqueror

View 4 : Portrait of Queen Matilda, wife of William the Conqueror

View 5 : Robert, duke of Normandy, meets young Herleva (or Arlette)

View 6 : Despair of the people of Canterbury, at the sight of the corpse of Thomas Becket

View 7 : Presbyterians in arms listening to the sermon of a Minister

View 8 : Richard II in the middle of insurgent peasants

View 9 : The daughter of King Edmund begging the Duke Robert

View 10 : Arrival of Thomas Becket's mother in London

View 11 : Richard the Lionheart at the Crusaders camp

View 12 : Henry II

View 13 : Richard the Lionheart by his father's coffin

View 14 : Torture of William, surnamed Long-Beard

View 15 : Leader of the Scottish Highlands clan

View 16 : Robin Hood and his two comapnions, Little John and Friar Tuck

View 17 : Murder of Bishop Sharp, primate of Scotland

View 18 : Death of Hereward

View 19 : Arrest of Odo, Bishop of Bayeux

View 20 : Anglo-saxon soldier from the Emperors of Constantinople's Guard

View 21 : Preaching of monk Augustine to King Ethelbert

View 22 : Statue of Richard the Lionheart in the cathedrale of Rouen

View 23 : Attack of Ross by Irish insurgents

View 24 : Emperess Matilda arrives in Winchester

View 25 : Edith Swanneck recognizes King Harold's body

View 26 : Torture of Count Waltheof

View 27 : Queen Edithe, Godwin's daughter, makes fun interviewing a schoolboy

View 28 : Massacre of Cronland's monks by the Danes

View 29 :  Welcoming travellers in Wales (12th c.)

View 30 : Battle of Allerton, also called Battle of the Standard

View 31 : Adam Bel, Clym of the Valley and William Cloudesly to swear brotherhood

View 32 : cover


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