Anglo-Norman Studies IX: Proceedings of the Battle by R. Allen Brown

By R. Allen Brown

Aquitainian Participation within the Conquest; Stereotype Normans in Vernacular Literature; Byzantine Marginalia to the Norman Conquest; Norman Architectural Patronage; Domesday ebook and the Teneurial Revolution; Henry of Huntingdon and Historia Anglorum; Domesday Inquest and Land Adjudication; Abbey of Cava; Post-Conquest Attitudes to the Saints of the Anglo-Saxons; Danish Geometrical Viking Fortresses; Holy Face of Lucca. G. BEECH, M. BENNETT, ok. CIGGAAR, E. FERNIE, R. FLEMING, D. GREENWAY, P. HYAMS, G.A. LOUD, S.J. RIDYARD, E. ROESDAHL, D. WEBB.34 plates, figs.

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T7or[l;ovsclttritg9 XVII, I96 X , '129-35; Eil. t~annmeirl@lle r'tr iVcs{fiGt~kiscJtf1t~, o~tfi~rzkisrlrrri urzd atzgelseichrsttlret~Q~rEIcrtdes 8. b i ~I I . _Jahr/~~ndt>rts, Miinchen 1977, Stereotype h'ormarts iuz Old Fre~chVenrac-tilnvLifevatitre 37 They deceive the well-c3rganised opposition by flight and ambush, which pre-figures the feigned flight at Hastings, so lovingly described by Wacc. Through this cmrning trick they are able to draw the English out of their defensive position down onto the 'pfain3elow, so their ranks may be broken and the footsoldiers slaughtered.

But this seems to be stretching the evidence too fat, and probably has a more contemporary political point now lost in that poet's obscure lines. 2' The oft-quoted line Wormam sont bon conquerur' fomd in Jodan Fantosme's Clzmnicle of the f 17574 revolt against Henry II, has a pmverbid ring about it. But in the context of loyalist troops being raised to put down the rebellion it seems to carry no particular weight, and X have not found it elsewhere, as one might expect if the phrase were a itn what contexts do Normans appear in vernacular literature and how distinctive are they?

166%7 l Are we just left with the topos of French pride? So much seems to depend on the perspective of the author (or his characters) in drawing distinction between Normans and the French in general, An interesting case is Gainlar5s L'Estoire des E~gleis,Hastings is seen as a battle against the French, Taillefer, the jongleur, is just 'un dcs Frlmceis"(5265) and it: is Englishmen and Frenchmen who are described as swapping blows (5391), After the Conquest Gaimar speaks of lard being given to the French (5396), and in the same passage French and English are placed in opposition (5412).

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