William Cook (b. 1025, London – d. 1070, London) and Katherine James (b. 1031, London – d. 1079, London) wed and bore a son, William Cook (b. 1025, London – d. 1070, Leicestshire).
The Britannia William and Katherine knew was an island that had been dominated since the 8th century by the culture and ruling class of Anglo-Saxon north-west Europe.
But changes were coming they never expected.