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CHT201584 Ms 5089-90 The Battle of Hastings, 14th October 1066, from 'Chronique des Empereurs' by David Aubert (vellum) by Flemish School, (15th century); Bibliotheque de L'Arsenal, Paris, France; Archives Charmet; Flemish,  out of copyright

The Battle of Hastings: 950 years

The legendary Battle of Hastings was fought on 14 October 1066 between the Norman-French army of Duke William II of Normandy and an English army under the Anglo-Saxon King Harold Godwinson, beginning the Norman conquest of England. It was a decisive Norman victory. This October will be the 950th anniversary of the […]