Harold the last anglo saxon king ian w walker on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers king harold godwineson c 1022 66 is best known for his defeat and death at the battle of hastings this volume offers a critical study of his fathers rise to power and king harolds own life and short nine months and nine days but significant reign. King harold godwineson c1022 66 is one of historys shadowy figures known mainly for his defeat and death at the battle of hastings his true status and achievements have been overshadowed by the events of 1066 and the bias imposed by the norman victory this text aims to correct the common view of harold presenting an argument for being one of englands greatest rulers. Harold ii harold ii last anglo saxon king of england a strong ruler and a skilled general he held the crown for nine months in 1066 before he was killed at the battle of hastings by norman invaders under william the conqueror harolds mother gytha belonged to a powerful danish noble family with close. Harold the last anglo saxon king sets out to correct this distorted image by presenting harolds life in its proper context offering the first full length critical study of his career in the years leading up to 1066
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