'A gripping re-evaluation of those turbulent times - Rex vividly conjures up the ebb and flow of the battle' SIMON GRIFFITH, THE MAIL ON SUNDAY
About the Author
Peter Rex is a retired history teacher. He was Head of History at Princethorpe College for twenty years. His other books include WILLIAM THE CONQUEROR: THE BASTARD OF NORMANDY ('Portrays William as he really was - a bloody, ruthless war criminal' FRANK MCLYNN), THE ENGLISH RESISTANCE ('An invaluable rehabilitation of an ignored resistance movement' THE SUNDAY TIMES), HAROLD II ('Rex's powerful defense of Harold is refreshing' THE DAILY MAIL, 'A learned new biography' THE FINANCIAL TIMES) and HEREWARD ('An enthralling work of historical detection' ROBERT LACEY, 'Like oakum from a knotted rope of legend, Rex picks out the facts of his life' THE TIMES, 'Rescues Hereward, a genuine folk hero, from the oblivion into which he has fallen' FRANK MCLYNN). He lives in Ely.