William the Conqueror’s Secret DiaryRaiders and Traders - The Norman Conquest
Brand new from the bestselling team behind Horrible Histories! It’s time to delve into the totally true (sort of) and incredibly intriguing pages of William the Conqueror’s Secret Diary. Terry Deary steps into the mind of one of history’s most annihilating kings, bringing you William the Conqueror’s thoughts on: the Normans! England! Matilda! the French! military! the Church! battles! Hastings! Horrible Histories’ Secret Diaries of the most extraordinary (and Horrible) characters of all time will blow your mind. Horrible Histories’ Secret Diaries are the perfect introduction to important figures from history.
Fully illustrated throughout and told from the character’s (sometimes delusional) point of view, each diary reveals the (quite likely) inner workings of their minds during the events that shaped their lives. Covering key moments in William’s life and the history of the Middle Ages, the Secret Diary of William the Conqueror reveals his: ascension to the Duke of Normandy relations with the Church battles with the French meeting of Matilda feuding family battle of Hastings … right up to the end of his life in 1087.
Each diary is the perfect introduction to a pivotal era in British History, brilliantly immersive and sure to capture the imagination!