Event Summary

The Normans from France conquer England

Date

1066

Description

The Normans from France under William the Conquerer successfully invade England, following English repulse of Vikings. The invasion depicted in the Bayeaux Tapesty

Lecture

Navy/Warfare

Timeline 1

The Earth's Oceans to 1350 AD

Related Images

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Depiction of Norman invasion across English Channel and the subsequent Battle of Hastings, in which William and the Normans defeated Henry

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Viking ships at time of Norman Invasion across English Channel, 1066