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2. Which soldiers did Harold send home to get the harvest in?

  • Archers
  • Thegns
  • Fyrd
  • Cavalry

3. Which King died that started all this?

  • Edward the Confessor
  • Harald Hardraada
  • William of Normandy
  • Edgar Atheling

4. Which soldiers had chain mail armour and a battle axe?

  • Saxon fyrd
  • Saxon housecarls
  • Norman footsoldiers
  • Norman cavalry

5. What was effective to 50 feet against chain mail?

  • Throwing the fyrd's haymaking forks
  • Norman bows and arrows
  • Infantry swords
  • The housecarl's battle axes

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