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2. 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

3. Who had sworn on the bones of a saint to help William become King?

  • Edgar Atheling
  • Harold Godwinson
  • Harald Hardraada
  • William of Normandy

4. Which King died that started all this?

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

5. Which candidate was the Earl of Wessex?

  • Harold Godwinson
  • Harald Hardraada
  • Duke William
  • Edgar Atheling

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