From Kingdom to Colony
by Mary Devereux
Publisher: Little, Brown, and Co. 1899
Number of pages: 418
When William, Duke of Normandy, invaded England in 1066, and achieved for himself the title of 'Conqueror', one of those who accompanied him was Robert D'Evreux, younger son of Walter, Earl of Rosmar, feudal owner and ruler of the town of his name in Normandy...
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