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The story of the Norman Conquest – May 1066

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27 June 2016
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King Harold and Duke William of Normandy illustrations

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

Tostig’s treachery came to a head in May 1066 and began to cause real problems for King Harold and Queen Edith. For Duke William in Normandy, who was having some serious logistical difficulties, this unrest wasn’t the only good news this month. News arrived from the Pope…

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 May 1066…

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