Tag: 1066

Book Review: A Hollow Crown

Book Review: A Hollow Crown

A Hollow Crown by Helen Hollick Not much is known about our history before 1066, so I get excited when I see a book about Emma of Normandy, who was Queen of England (twice!) in the 11th century. I also recently read The Price of Blood about Emma […]

Book Review: The Swan-Daughter

Book Review: The Swan-Daughter

The Swan-Daughter (The Daughters of Hastings Book 2) by Carol McGrath  This is the second book in the series surrounding the first Norman King of England, William the Conqueror. However, interestingly enough, it focuses on Gunhild of Wessex who was the eldest daughter of King Harold II who […]