The Anarchy – Introduction

 

England, 14th October 1066:

In the early morning light, the magnificent destriers grow restless, alert that something is afoot today …

Men quietly slip into their hauberks and gather their weapons …

After news reached the King that William had landed at Pevensey Bay, Harold and his sadly depleted housecarls raced south to meet William. At the first streak of dawn on 14th October William set out to attack Harold’s forces …

Normandy, 25th November 1120:

Fifty four years after the Conquest of England the White Ship disaster in which another William, this one the son and heir of Henry I, was lost would sow the seeds of the troubled period of English history known as The Anarchy …

 

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