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2. Which part of William's army had been promised land when he won?

  • Infantry
  • Cavalry
  • Housecarls
  • Archers

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

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

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

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

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

  • Fyrd
  • Archers
  • Thegns
  • Cavalry

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