Anglo-Saxon and Norman England

Earl Godwin exiled after refusing to obey Edward the Confessor, Edward possibly makes a deal with William of Normandy about succession
1050
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Edward makes Godwin Earl of Wessex again,Earl Godwin returns to England with an army
1051
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Death of Earl Godwin; Harold Godwinson becomes Earl of Wessex
1053
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Tostig Godwinson made Earl of Northumbria
1055
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The Godwins defeat the Welsh king (Gruffudd ap Llywelyn)
1062
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Harold's embassy to Normandy
1064
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Tostig exiled
1065
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The Battle of Gate Fulford (exact date)
20th September, 1066
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The Battle of Stamford Bridge (exact date)
25th September, 1066
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Normans land at Pevensey Bay (exact date)
28th September, 1066
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Battle of Hastings (exact date)
14th October, 1066
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William is crowned king of England (exact date)
25th December, 1066
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Death of Edward the Confessor
1066
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Bishop Odo made Earl of Kent,
1067
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Revolt of Earls Edwin and Morcar
1068
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Rebellions in the North
1069
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Harrying of the North
1069-70
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Stigand replaced by Lanfranc as Archbishop of Cantebury
1070
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Hereward the Wake and the revolt at Ely
1070-71
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Edwin's lands forfeited
1071
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Revolt of the Earls
1075
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Inquiry into Bishop Odo's illegal land grabs
1076
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Robert Curthose rebels against his father (William)
1077
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Robert and William reconciled
1080
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Bishop Odo imprisoned
1082
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Death of Matilda (William's wife)
1083
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Heavy geld tax levied
1084
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William orders Domesday Book surveys, threat of Danish invasion means William brings thousands more troops into England
1085
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Death of William in Normandy William 1 (William Rufus) crowned king of England
1087
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Odo leads rebellion against William Rufus (which is defeated)
1088
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1051

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Edward makes Godwin Earl of Wessex again,Earl Godwin returns to England with an army

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1053

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1055

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1062

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