The Battle of Hastings

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Who won the Battle of Hastings?

William, the Duke of Normandy

When was William crowned as king?

December 25, 1066

What happened to Harold Godwinson during the battle?

He was killed

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  • The Battle of Hastings was fought on October 14, 1066 between the Norman-French army of William, the Duke of Normandy, and an English army under the Anglo-Saxon King Harold Godwinson.

  • The battle was a decisive Norman victory, with the English army suffering heavy casualties.

  • Harold was killed in the battle, and most of his army was destroyed. William was then crowned as king on Christmas Day 1066.

Test your knowledge of the historic Battle of Hastings which took place in 1066 between the Norman-French army and the English army, resulting in a decisive Norman victory and the crowning of William as king.

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