batlle hastings The Norman Conquest

At the beginning of the 11th century, England was under the rule of Danish kings, but after the death of the great Danish king Canute, the English became independent again. However, their independence did not last long. When the English king, Edward, died in 1066, he was succeded by his brother-in-law Harold, but Williams, the powerful duke of Normandy, also claimed the English crown… read more

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