Audiobook: Saxon and Norman

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Saxon and Norman

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Edward the Confessor is very weak and will die soon. But with no son to succeed him, who will gain the throne? The common folk and loyal Saxon barons in England want Harold, while the Norman barons and the people in Normandy, France want Duke William. They claim Edward gave William the throne. Who is right? Will Britain be Normanized? - Summary by Esther ben Simonides

Cast List
King Edward the Confessor: Beth Thomas
Harold, Earl of Wessex: Adele de Pignerolles
Gyrth, brother to Harold; Cecilia, daughter of William and Matilda: Rachel
Stigand, Archbishop of Canterbury: Mike Harris
William, Duke of Normandy: Esther ben Simonides
Odo, Bishop of Bayeux, half-brother to William: MaryAnnS
Robert "Courthose", son to William and Matilda; Gytha, mother to Harold: Sonia
William "Rufus", son to William and Matilda; William Malet, a Norman Baron: Tomas Peter
Lanfranc, Prior of Bec: Apneia
William Fitzosbern, a Norman Baron: Larry Wilson
Roger of Montgomery, a Norman Baron: Newgatenovelist
Hugh Margot, a Norman Monk: ToddHW
A Saxon Messenger: David Olson
Taillefer, a Norman Minstrel: John Burlinson
A Hermit: Joseph Tabler
Queen Edith, wife to Edward the Confessor, sister to Harold: Kristin Gjerløw
Edith, called 'of the Swansneck': Lydia
Matilda, Duchess of Normandy, wife to William: GeorgiaM
Narrator: KHand
Audio Edited by: Esther ben Simonides

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