Editor says, what if the Battle of Hastings was simply the beginning of an Anglo-Norman War? muses Jeff Provine on This Day in Alternate History Please note that the opinions expressed in this post do not necessarily reflect the views of the author(s).
Editor says, in reality Alfred was killed at Hastings. William would march on London and be crowned king on Christmas Day. Normans would achieve noble control over the Saxons, beginning the complicated mix of language and culture that eventually gave us the fluid modern English. Editorial comments are entered in [light green] typeface.