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Harold Godwinson

The clash of 1066 between William the Conqueror and Harold Godwinson had widespread ramifications. In the book, The English Heritage, it states that it is almost a certainty that Edward the Confessor had promised, or at the very least mentioned, … Continue reading

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Battle of Stamford Bridge

The Battle of Stamford Bridge was one of the most important battles that occurred in 1066 during a period of political upheaval.  Prior to this period was the reign of King Edward the Confessor.  His reign was reasonably prosperous with … Continue reading

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