Conquered: The Last Children of Anglo-Saxon England
Lecture by Eleanor Parker
Given at The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH), University of Oxford, on November 8, 2023
Overview: TORCH Book at Lunchtime welcomed Dr Eleanor Parker to discuss her book Conquered: The Last Children of Anglo-Saxon England. The Norman Conquest is one of the most momentous events in English history and its consequences changed England forever. Indeed, the Battle of Hastings and its aftermath nearly wiped out the leading families of Anglo-Saxon England – so what happened to the children this conflict left behind?
If you’re in Oxford next Wednesday lunchtime, please do come along to this! https://t.co/CTBoqVRFuI
— Eleanor Parker (@ClerkofOxford) November 2, 2023
Dr Parker is joined by an expert panel including Dr Emily Winkler and Michael Lysander Angerer to explore the lives of those children who found themselves uprooted by the dramatic events of 1066.