Tagged: Battle of Hastings

How William the Conqueror spent Christmas in 1066

Close up of crown
Posted:
22 December 2016
Posted By:
English Heritage
Categories:
History Uncovered

This Christmas marks the 950th anniversary of William the Conqueror’s coronation. 1066 was a turbulent year, and William’s coronation was no different - as we'll explore below. Look back through 1066 If you need a reminder of the events that led up to this point, take a look at how we told t...

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What happened to the #Battle1066 characters?

King Harold and Duke William of Normandy illustrations
Posted:
11 November 2016
Posted By:
Christian Bace
Categories:
Your Stories

Throughout 2016, we've been posting from eight different Twitter channels, each representing different areas of medieval society. You can look back on the action by searching for #Battle1066, or read a month-by-month round up starting here in January. Some of our characters met their fate on 14th...

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March into 1066: Week One

1066 re-enactors travelling on horseback
Posted:
30 September 2016
Posted By:
English Heritage
Categories:
Your Stories

Last Sunday, a group of intrepid 1066 re-enactors left Clifford’s Tower in York to embark on an epic 300 mile journey inspired by the one taken by King Harold to the Battle of Hastings, 950 years ago. Over the last week, they have steadfastly marched south out of Yorkshire and across Lincoln...

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