Pictures from “England” by John Richard Green, LL.D., in the Peter Fenelon Collier “Nations of the World” series, 1898.
John Richard Green (1837 – 1883) wrote a number of history books; I have also A Short History of England.
This book is in four small volumes with four illustrations in each.
“London [...] was secured [for William] by the erection of a fortress which afterward grew into the Tower, but William desired to reign not as a conqueror but as a lawful king. At Christmas [A.D. 1066] he received the crown at Westminster from the hands of Archbishop Ealdred amid shouts of [...] [more...]
I couldn’t find reference to the uprising referred to in this image. The 100 clerks, or friars perhaps, appear to be praying.
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