Reference books

Guillaume le Bâtard, conquérant

By La Varende.
Maps by the author.
Drawings inspired by the Bayeux Tapestry, by G. Marjollin.
Frontispiece wood engraving by Blaise Monod (Collection Vox)
Editor: Collection Vox (1946)
ASIN: B0017Z7Y1K

Guillaume le conquérant

by Gilles Henry (Author)

Editor: France Empire (March 1996)

Collection: Les Grands conquérants

Language: French

ISBN-10: 2704807914

ISBN-13: 978-2704807918

Guillaume le conquérant, pour l’honneur du bâtard

de Bouteville
Editor: Ouest France
Date published: February 2007
Collection: Bande Dessinee
ISBN: 273733960X

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Guillaume le Conquérant

Author: Guy Rachet
Editor: Succes Du Livre
Date published: November 2007
Format: 15cm x 23cm
ISBN: 2738221637

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Sur les pas de Guillaume le Conquérant

Author: J.F. Sehier, G. Pivart, Hourquet
Editor: Ouest France
Date published: March 2003
Collection: Itineraires De L’histoire

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William the Conqueror in 58 stages

by Orep (Author)
Editor: Orep;
Published: illustrated edition (2nd April 2005)
Language: French, English
ISBN-10: 2912925827
ISBN-13: 978-2912925824

One side offers a view of all of the monuments, castles and religious edifices… dating from William the Conqueror’s era. Each of these historic sites is indexed with comments in French and English. The other side depicts the story of William the Conqueror and is illustrated with many photographs.

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Histoire de l’Angleterre: De Guillaume le Conquérant à nos jours

by Bernard Cottret (Author)

ISBN-10: 2847342621

ISBN-13: 978-2847342628

Editor: Tallandier (11th January 2007)

England is not an island. It occupies the southern part of an archipelago, which it has, slowly but surely, come to explore and to conquer, throughout its plurisecular history. It was through their closest neighbours – the Welsh, the Scots and the Irish – that the English were to learn of far-off lands…

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Guillaume le Conquérant

by Henri Suhamy (Author)
Editor: Ellipses Marketing (15th April 2008)
ISBN-10: 272983785X
ISBN-13: 978-2729837853

Nearly a thousand years after his death, William of Normandy ( 1027-1087), also known as William the Conqueror or William the Bastard, and in Great Britain as William I, remains a controversial, fascinating yet somewhat unfathomable figure. From his era, no contemporary portrait, no historiographer and no comrade in arms remain.

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Falaise Castle, William the Conqueror’s birthplace

by Catherine Duchemin (Author), Benoît Panozzo (Author)
Editor: Orep (9th January 2009)
Language: French, English
ISBN-10: 2915762775
ISBN-13: 978-2915762778

In the wake of the 21st Century, the castle is entering a new era: that of a storyteller. Falaise Castle, William the Conqueror’s birthplace, welcomed his many successors and direct heirs, Dukes of Normandy and Kings of England, subsequently to be enlarged during the reign of the French Kings to become, during the Hundred Years’ War…

Guillaume le Conquérant

by Philippe Maurice (Author)
Editor: Flammarion (15th September 2002)
Collection: Grandes biographies
ISBN-10: 2080680684
ISBN-13: 978-2080680686

Descended from the Vikings, illegitimate son of Robert I, Duke of Normandy, William the « Bastard », was born in Falaise in 1027. From a very early age, he asserted himself as a courageous and ambitious leader. Thanks to his victory over King Henry I of France in 1054, William, who had become Duke at the age of eight years…

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Guillaume le Conquérant

by François Neveux (Author)
Editor: Mémorial de Caen
Collection: Tourisme Language: French
ISBN-10: 2914230117
ISBN-13: 978-2914230117

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Histoire de l’Angleterre : De Guillaume le Conquérant à nos jours

de François Neveux (Auteur)
Editeur : Memorial de Caen
Collection : Tourisme
Langue : Français
ISBN-10: 2914230117
ISBN-13: 978-2914230117

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Guillaume le Conquérant

by Michel de Boüard (Author)
Editor: Fayard (15th February 1984)
Language: French
ISBN-10: 2213013195
ISBN-13: 978-2213013190

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Guillaume le Conquérant

by Paul Zumthor (Author)
Editor: Tallandier (1st October 1978)
Collection: Figures de proue de l’histoire de France
ISBN-10: 2235005608
ISBN-13: 978-2235005609

The destiny of William the Conqueror (1027-1087), the bastard become Duke of Normandy and King of England, is exceptional. His work as a conqueror, builder and reformer of the Church left an extremely powerful impression on his era. A hard man, a wild beast among wild beasts, William created a…

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Histoire de Guillaume le Conquérant 1035-1070

by Guillaume de Poitiers (Author)
Editor: Editions Paléo (1st January 2004)
ISBN-10: 2849090557
ISBN-13: 978-2849090558

« In the midst of the night, after having rested, the boats raised anchor. The vessel carrying the Duke, vowing more arduously towards victory, had rapidly and by its extreme agility left the others far behind, the swiftness of its progress obeying only to the will of its master. In the morning, an oarsman had received orders to look out from the summit of the mast… »

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Guillaume le Conquérant

by Paul Zumthor (Author)
Editor: Tallandier
Published: New Edition (3rd January 2003)
Collection: Biographies
ISBN-10: 2702880711
ISBN-13: 978-2702880715
ASIN: 2847340653

The destiny of William the Conqueror (1027-1087), the bastard become Duke of Normandy and King of England, is exceptional. His work as a conqueror, builder and reformer of the Church left an extremely powerful impression on his era. A hard man, a wild beast among wild beasts, William created a…

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Guillaume le Conquérant : bâtard de Falaise, duc de Normandie, roi d’Angleterre, 1027-1087

by Annie Fettu (Author)
Editor: Téqui (12th November 2000)
ISBN-10: 2912925215
ISBN-13: 978-2912925213

This booklet depicts the destiny of an exceptional, intelligent and determined man, who successfully led the most formidable military expedition of his time. Born in Falaise out of wedlock, Duke of Normandy then King of England, he was to endow England with stable institutions and to offer Normandy unprecedented economic development and intellectual influence. This…

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Sur les pas de Guillaume le Conquérant

by J.-F. Séhier (Author)
Editor: Editions Ouest-France (10th March 2003)
Collection: Itinéraires de découvertes
Language: French
ISBN-10: 2737331420
ISBN-13: 978-2737331428

« I dreamt that a tree was emerging from my body and was growing upwards towards the sky; the whole of Normandy was covered by its shadow. » Such was beautiful Arlette’s premonitory dream, as related by the poet Robert Wace, after…

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Guillaume le Conquérant

by Bertrand Solet (Author)
Editor: Editions des Falaises (17th November 2006)
Collection: De 9 à 99 ans
Language: French
ISBN-10: 2950733182
ISBN-13: 978-2950733184

By following Taillefer, one of his companions, discover the life and works of William the Conqueror, but also day-to-day life in 11th century Normandy: his battles, his loves and his joys… William successfully developed his dukedom into a rich and powerful territory.