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    Why William Won the Battle of Hastings The Battle of Hastings in 1066 saw Harold the king of England defeated by William, Duke of Normandy. It was a great victory for William, he became King of England and was called 'William the Conqueror.' There were many reasons for William's victory such as religious support, a well-prepared army, weather, more effective weapons and most importantly superior tactics. Another important factor, which occurs in most battles in history, is that of luck.

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    decided on war. He landed in England on 28th September, establishing a bridgehead near Hastings. Harold met him from Stamford Bridge, where he had just defeated Harald Hardraade. He arrived at Hastings late on 13th October, his troops tired. Early the next day William attacked. After a poor start, he rallied his troops. Harold's brothers were killed early in the battle; Harold fell towards dusk. On Christmas Day 1066 William was crowned. The first years of his reign were spent quashing

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    Section 1; Identification and evaluation of sources. The question of this investigation is : “To what extent did Harald Hardrada's warrior persona and English heritage legitimize his claim to the throne in 1066”? Harald Hardrada also known as “The Devastator of the Bulgarians” or his old Nord name Harald “Sigurdarson” . The famed warrior of the Viking culture was known for his berserk fighting style known to many lords of England and often resulted in the surrender of small English towns placing

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    The Battle of Hastings - Why Did William Win? On the 14th of October 1066, Duke William of Normandy defeated King Harold at the Battle of Hastings. His win could be summed up by the fact that William was a better leader. Other factors that contributed to William’s victory include: William was better prepared, the English army was severely weakened as Harold had just fought off an invasion in the North of England, and Harold made a fatal mistake of prematurely entering the Battle of Hastings

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    William The Conqueror and His Great Rule

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    yields only to be conqueror. Never accept what can be gained by giving in.” William the Conqueror is best remembered for the fact that he ruled over England and Normandy for many years and had won several battles against several armies. He also is known for the fact that he won the Battle of Hastings against Harold Godwinson after William’s uncle handed the throne to him. William’s career as a leader actually began at an early age. (Bio.com) William was born in Falaise, France in 1027. William

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    the stories we have read we know how the Vikings have not taken Odin’s guidance seriously which caused them to vanish. Odin seems to be warning the Viking about the Stamford bridge battle and that they should always be ready to go in a battle. After their victory at Fulford gate King Harald Sigurdason rushed to go to Stamford Bridge to collect ransom and tributes from the English and did not wary where he was entering which ended the Viking age. Odin himself doesn’t know when Ragnarolf will happen

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    rivers for trade. The Vikings attacked the Christian monastery at Lindisfarne in Northumbri. The Vikings were very smart about how and when they attacked. The Vikings used a variety of weapons when they fought, such as swords and axes. The Battle of Stamford Bridge ended the Viking raids. In 793 AD, the Vikings raided the Christian monastery at Lindisfarne in Northumbri. Northumbri was an English kingdom that was famous for books, art and treasures. The Vikings attacked in January, burning buildings

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    William I The Conqueror

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    onwards, William successfully dealt with rebellion inside Normandy involving his kinsmen and threats from neighbouring nobles, including attempted invasions by his former ally King Henry I of France in 1054 (the French forces were defeated at the Battle of Mortemer) and 1057. William's military successes and reputation helped him to negotiate his marriage to Mathilda, daughter of Count Baldwin V of Flanders. At the time of his invasion of England, William was a very experienced and ruthless military

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    Tourism is the travel between a person’s home and a destination and the travel period is not more than one consecutive year for business, leisure and other purposes. According to UNESCO, culture is defined as the set of customs, knowledge, values, arts, principles, rules, and any other traditions adopted by a person as a member of the society. Culture can be tangible or intangible. Examples of culture in tangible form are the architecture of the buildings, historic places, and museums. Examples of

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    individual characters or groups within each scene. For example, picking the scene shown on page 236 of Lucien Musset’s The Bayeux Tapestry this scene is a major part in William’s conquest of England. The scene clearly depicts the beginning of the battle of hastings fought between the Normans and the Anglo Saxons, but many viewers debate about what identifies each group. Based off

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