Our Little Norman Cousin of Long Ago

by Evaleen Stein

Description:  A story of Normandy in the time of William the Conqueror, giving a vivid picture of manners and customs through the eyes of two boys of the court. Describes castle life, dress, amusements, training for knighthood, and other aspects of feudal life. Also relates stories of William's early days, as well as tales of his Northmen forefathers, Duke Robert the Magnificent, Little Duke Richard, and Rolf the Ganger.

Additional information:

Ages:  8-10
Length:  97 pages
Format:  Paperback, Ebook
Illustrations:  Black and white
Year published:  2008
ISBN:  978-1-59915-245-5
Genres:  History, European History

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Table of Contents

1. An Invitation
2. The Castle of Noireat 
3. Rolf the Ganger 
4. Blanchette and Marie 
5. "The Mystery of the Rivers" 
6. Little Duke Richard 

7. The Tournament
8. Old Herve Tells Another Story 
9. Hugh Becomes a Knight 
10. On the Way to Dives 
11. Waiting for the Wind 
12. The Duchess Matilda's Gift

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