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The story of the Norman Conquest – June 1066

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15 July 2016
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Matilda of Flanders and Edith of Wessex

Join us as we explore the people of 1066 – in just 140 characters.

June 1066 was the start of a summer of frustration for the Normans and apprehension for the people of England, who must have been wondering if and when the invasion would come. Loyalty of people at the heart of the drama was under scrutiny – as was the value of the Pope’s endorsement of William’s claim.

You can follow the events of 1066 as they unfold throughout the year, through the eyes of characters from different areas of medieval society.

Are you Team Norman or Team Saxon? Pick a side and or find out more about the people of 1066 here. And now, here’s what happened in June 1066…

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