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2. Which candidate was the Earl of Wessex?

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

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

  • Fyrd
  • Archers
  • Thegns
  • Cavalry

4. Why was the Battle of Hastings fought?

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

5. What was effective to 50 feet against chain mail?

  • Infantry swords
  • Norman bows and arrows
  • The housecarl's battle axes
  • Throwing the fyrd's haymaking forks

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