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1. Why was the Battle of Hastings fought?

  • The Saxons invaded Normandy first
  • Edward didn't leave a clear heir
  • Edgar Atheling started it
  • William wanted to kill Harald Hardraada
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2. Which part of William's army had been promised land when he won?

  • Archers
  • Housecarls
  • Cavalry
  • Infantry

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

  • Fyrd
  • Archers
  • Thegns
  • Cavalry

4. Which King died that started all this?

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

5. When was the Battle of Hastings?

  • 1065
  • 1678
  • 1066
  • 1666

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