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Primary homework help 1066

Primary homework help 1066

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The Battle of Hastings took place on 14 October 1066. It was one of the bloodiest and most important battles fought on British soil and heralded the beginning of the Norman Conquest.

The Battle of Hastings was fought to win/keep the English throne. Harold, the King of England tried his best to keep hold of the throne. His opposition was William of Normandy, leader of the Normans. The two armies met near Hastings. The Normans won.

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Primary homework help 1066

by Mandy Barrow

We can see on the Tapestry that.

The Normans Knights had horses unlike the English who were on foot.

The Normans had an advantage by using horses in the battle. The horses, however, were not armoured.This made them especially vulnerable when attacking a shield wall.

Spears and javelins are the most common weapons used by the Norman knights on the Tapestry

William becomes King – plus Domesday Book info

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