TOPIC OF THE WEEK: NORMAN CONQUEST
Norman Conquest is the period in English history following the defeat (1066) of King Harold of England by William, duke of Normandy, who became William I of England. It is thought to have brought about broad changes in all phases of English life.
BBC History - The Norman Conquest Take a look at events both before and after the Norman Conquest, for an understanding of what it has meant for England. http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/war/normans/
The Norman Conquest The site is designed to help students understand and investigate the events of 1066. http://www.normanconquest.co.uk
Invasion of England, 1066 Features the history of the invasion with visual scenes from the Bayeaux Tapestry. http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/bayeux.htm
Britain's Bayeux Tapestry Read the tale told by the Bayeux Tapestry, as well as the story of William the Conqueror and Harold, Earl of Wessex, the men who led the Norman and Saxon armies in 1066. http://www.bayeuxtapestry.org.uk
Conquest Anglo-Norman Society Dedicated to recreating the Anglo-Norman period of English history from the Battle of Hastings up until the signing of the Magna Carta (1066 to 1220AD). http://www.angevin.org
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