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Did William the Conqueror Deserve His Reputation for Cruelty?

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Did William the Conqueror Deserve His Reputation for Cruelty?

Following his victory at the Battle of Hastings, William the Conqueror initiated a ruthless campaign to quell ongoing English resistance to his spear-won rule, especially in the north of the country. Historian Marc Morris tackles the question of William the Conqueror's savage reputation.

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