The Normans were the original liberal metropolitan elite Remainers #Hastings

This article appeared in the Spectator Coffee House on October 14, 2016 Today is the most important date in our history, the day on which in 1066 thousands of men fought outside Hastings and England was changed forever. By the end of the day, 950 years ago, thousands were dead, among them England’s king, Harold II, and most of the country’s leaders. As historian Elizabeth van Houts put it, ‘No other event in western European history… Read on