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date: 28 Sep
William, Duke of Normandy, Lands at Pevensey     -  28thSeptember 1066  -     In history certain ‘inevitabilities’ are fashioned from events that happened some time ago due to the vagaries of hindsight and knowledge. William’s conquering of England...
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date: 20 Sep
The Battle of Fulford     -   20thSeptember 1066   –     The Norman invasion is a pivotal and much studied event in European history. Many have heard the story of Harold Godwinson attempting to defend England from invasions on two fronts, Harald...
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date: 06 Jan
The Crowning of the Last Anglo-Saxon King of England Harold II (Godwinson)     -  January 6th 1066  -     The military invasion of England by William the Conqueror in 1066, and the subsequent war of succession of the same year, was triggered by the...
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date: 27 May
 - The Crowning of King John in Westminster Abbey - May 27th 1199 -    After the death of his popular brother, Richard I, on April 6th in France from injuries sustained from a crossbow bolt, John quickly seized the treasury at Chinon. He had...
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date: 03 Apr
The Crowning of Edward, The Confessor  -  3rd April 1042.     Vitae Ædwardi Regis, the book on the life of Edward, commissioned by his wife, describes the Anglo-Saxon King as “Of outstanding height and distinguished by his milky white hair and beard...
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