Chapter 1: 1066

The year 1066 was one of the most thrilling and important in the whole of history.

It saw three men of amazing stature battle it out for the throne; the outcome changed the world.

This Chapter studies this single year, its events and the men who made them, and finishes by looking at some of the consequences for England.



1.   The Last Viking Invasion

2.   Harald Hardrada

3.   Harold Godwinson

4.   Holy Bones

5.   King Harold Godwinson

6.   William's Invasion

7.   The Battle of Hastings, 1066

8.   How Did Harold Die?

9.   William the War-Criminal

10. Feudal England