This programme studies the Normans, covering historical landmarks such as the Battle of Hastings,the creation of the exchequer,Thomas Becket's murder,the Crusades and the signing of the Magna Carta.
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The Feudal System:
After the death of Edward the Confessor, there was a bloody four-way battle for the throne. Discover how William the Conqueror defeated the last of the Viking kings, and one of the richest men in England, in order to seize the throne and all of England’s wealth for the Normans. This clip explores the impact this had on the power structure and political system of Medieval England.
Battlefield detectives: who got lucky at Hastings?
The Battle of Hastings in 1066 is the most famous battle ever fought on English soil. William of Normandy and King Harold were very different leaders. Was William a better General as has been the belief since his resounding victory over the English? Historians using an array of techniques investigate what really happened
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Battle of Hastings 2018. Britannica School. Retrieved 20 March 2018, from https://school.eb.com.au/levels/middle/article/Battle-of-Hastings/274788
Chrisp, P 1996, The Norman Conquest, Wayland, Hove.
Potion Pictures 2009, The Animated Bayeux Tapestry, online video, 21 September, accessed 20 March 2018, <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LtGoBZ4D4_E>.