Military history

1066: History in an Hour

1066: History in an Hour

During the year 1066, England had three different kings and fought three huge battles in defence of the realm, including the bloody Battle of Hastings. The result was the Norman Conquest which defined England during the Middle Ages.

Chapter 1. Background to 1066

Chapter 2. April 1066: A Divine Omen?

Chapter 3. The Norwegians

Chapter 4. The Aftermath

Chapter 5. A Conquered People

Appendix 1: Key Players

Appendix 2: Timeline