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The Conquering Family

(1949)
(The first book in the Plantagenets series)
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Thomas B. Costain's four-volume history of the Plantagenets begins with THE CONQUERING FAMILY and the conquest of England by William the Conqueror in 1066, closing with the reign of John in 1216.

The troubled period after the Norman Conquest, when the foundations of government were hammered out between monarch and people, comes to life through Costain's storytelling skill and historical imagination.

"Brilliant, swift-moving, full of action, rich in color." (B-O-M-C News)

THE CONQUERING FAMILY is the first in A History of the Plantagenets, and is followed by THE MAGNIFICENT CENTURY.

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Hardback Editions

December 1994 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Conquering Family
Author(s): Thomas B Costain
ISBN: 1-56849-372-X / 978-1-56849-372-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Buccaneer Books
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June 1962 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Conquering Family
Author(s): Thomas B Costain
ISBN: 0-385-04088-1 / 978-0-385-04088-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Doubleday
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Paperback Editions

January 1983 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Conquering Family
Author(s): Thomas B Costain
ISBN: 0-445-08511-8 / 978-0-445-08511-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Popular Library
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Audio Editions

January 2009 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Conquering Family
Author(s): Thomas B Costain
Publisher: Books on Tape
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January 2009 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Conquering Family
Author(s): Thomas B Costain
Publisher: Books on Tape
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September 1993 : USA Audio Cassette
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Title: The Conquering Family
Author(s): Thomas B Costain
ISBN: 0-7366-2517-8 / 978-0-7366-2517-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Books on Tape, Inc.
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Kindle Editions

March 2012 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Conquering Family: The Pageant of England, Vol. 1
Author(s): Thomas B Costain
Publisher: Doubleday
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