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The story of the Norman Conquest – August 1066

Saxon farmer and monastic chronicler
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1 September 2016
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Join us as we explore the people of 1066 – in just 140 characters. By August 1066, Harold must have been wondering whether he’d got off lightly. After all, the Normans had not arrived all summer.William and his army were still waiting for good weather to cross the channel, and the window to ...

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The story of the Norman Conquest – July 1066

Saxon Frydsman and Norman Knight
Posted:
12 August 2016
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Join us as we explore the people of 1066 – in just 140 characters. As July 1066 wore on, the Normans were increasingly frustrated at not being able to sail and discussions (on both sides) turn to the character of King Harold. Meanwhile, the wily Tostig was reported to be the guest of King Malcolm...

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The story of the Norman Conquest – June 1066

Matilda of Flanders and Edith of Wessex
Posted:
15 July 2016
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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 unde...

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47 ways (at least) to banish boredom this summer

#banishboredom with English Heritage's family events this summer
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13 July 2016
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Here at English Heritage we are on a mission to #banishboredom this summer. Do tales of Roman legionaries get your heart racing? Perhaps you wish you could clank around in a suit of armour, or ride a noble steed. Our packed events programme will help you find something fun to do wherever you are ...

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The story of the Norman Conquest – May 1066

King Harold and Duke William of Normandy illustrations
Posted:
27 June 2016
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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 n...

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