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2. Before the battle, why was William waiting in Normandy?

  • For Harold to come back from Stamford Bridge
  • For his army to be ready
  • For the wind to change direction
  • For the ships to be built

3. When was the Battle of Hastings?

  • 1065
  • 1066
  • 1666
  • 1678

4. Why was the Battle of Hastings fought?

  • Edgar Atheling started it
  • Edward didn't leave a clear heir
  • William wanted to kill Harald Hardraada
  • The Saxons invaded Normandy first

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

  • Fyrd
  • Archers
  • Thegns
  • Cavalry

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