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2. Which King died that started all this?

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

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

  • Archers
  • Housecarls
  • Cavalry
  • Infantry

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

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

5. 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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