The Norman Conquest

How William, Duke of Normandy, became king of England and what consequences the Conquest had on life in Britain.

The victory of the Normans at Hastings marked the beginning of a new era. The Anglo-Saxon way of life was transformed by the new rules and ways of the conquerors.

Why the battle?

The Battle of Hastings

The Bayeux Tapestry

William the Conqueror’s reign

The Domesday Book

Fortresses and castles

Middle English

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