Fascinating facts about big bad Bill the Conqueror and his bully-boys who battled at Hastings Terry Deary and Martin Brown s brilliant books about the nastiest periods in history have now with the help of some astounding actors been transformed into a series of audio extravaganzas. Featuring new, extra material not found anywhere in the books, these sound spectaculars are just as thrilling and spilling, funny and fast as their printed counterparts. Horrible Histories are guaranteed to bring you history with the nasty bits left in! Everyone knows about 1066, and how William the Conqueror s men scored a bull s eye at the Battle of Hastings. Or rather a King s eye. But why did William like conquering so much? Were the Normans abnormal? Probably not King Harold and his men were just as fond of cutting off bits of people they didn t like. But that didn t help them when it came to the Battle of Hastings, a fight that had more needle than the Bayeux Tapestry. You can also hear about William the Conqueror s disgusting death. But a word of warning: when you open up this audio, hold your nose! History has never been so horrible!