By George Garnett
paradoxical outcome was once a society within which instability in succession on the most sensible exacerbated instability reduce down. the 1st critical try to deal with those difficulties begun whilst preparations have been made, in 1153, for the succession to King Stephen. Henry II duly succeeded him, yet claimed relatively to have
succeeded his grandfather, Henry I, Stephen's predecessor. Henry II's makes an attempt to illustrate continuity together with his grandfather have been modelled on William the Conqueror's therapy of Edward the Confessor. simply as William's fabricated background have been the root for the tenurial payment recorded within the Domesday e-book, so Henry II's, otherwise, underpinned the early universal legislation tactics which started to undermine facets of that cost. The reliable heritage of the Conquest performed a
crucial function not just in making a new society, yet within the improvement of that society.
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Conquered England: Kingship, Succession, and Tenure 1066-1166 by George Garnett