Battle of Hastings History

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What day was the Battle of Hastings fought?

October 14th, 1066

Who was crowned king after the Battle of Hastings?

William, Duke of Normandy

What was the outcome of the Battle of Hastings?

Norman victory

Study Notes

  • King Harold Godwinson fought a battle against the Norman-French army of William, Duke of Normandy, at the Battle of Hastings on October 14, 1066.
  • The battle was a decisive Norman victory, and resulted in the English king's defeat.
  • Harold died in the battle, and most of his army was defeated.
  • William was later crowned as king on Christmas Day 1066. After the battle, rebellions and resistance continued, but the Battle of Hastings effectively marked the end of William's conquest of England.

Test your knowledge of the Battle of Hastings, a decisive battle fought in 1066 between King Harold Godwinson and William, Duke of Normandy. Learn about the key events and outcomes of this significant historical event.

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