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The story of the Norman Conquest – March 1066

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31 March 2016
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Saxon Frydsman and Norman Knight

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

In March 1066, the trouble which had started brewing for King Harold from his brother-in-law Tostig continued to make the English uneasy as many other ambitious, powerful men were eyeing the English throne.

In Normandy, Duke William had begun to gather his allies and by March 1066, he was seeking powerful approval. Could God be on his side?

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 March 1066…

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