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By George Garnett

Conquered England argues that Duke William of Normandy's declare to be successful Edward the Confessor at the throne of britain profoundly encouraged not just the perform of royal succession, but additionally performed a wide half in making a novel constitution of land tenure, depending on the king. In those primary respects, the try made within the aftermath of the Conquest to illustrate seamless continuity with Anglo-Saxon England severed just about all continuity. A
paradoxical outcome was once a society within which instability in succession on the most sensible exacerbated instability decrease down. the 1st critical try to handle those difficulties started while preparations have been made, in 1153, for the succession to King Stephen. Henry II duly succeeded him, yet claimed particularly 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 remedy of Edward the Confessor. simply as William's fabricated historical past were the root for the tenurial cost recorded within the Domesday publication, so Henry II's, another way, underpinned the early universal legislation tactics which started to undermine facets of that payment. The legitimate 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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