England Before 1066

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What is the name of the king that dies?
Edward The Confessor
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Which people want to claim the Throne?
William Of Normandy, Harold Hadrada & Harold Godwinson
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Who becomes king?
Harold Godwinson
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Which Viking does not like this idea?
Harold Hadrada.
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Which battle did the two Harold's fight?
The Battle Of Stamford Bridge.
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Who won and how? (What were their techniques?)
Harold Godwinson won , they caught the vikings unprepared.
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What news did Harold get soon after the previous battle?
That William had Invaded in the North.
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What were the disadvantages of this?
Their team was tired and some had died. They had to march south!
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How did William prepare?
He bought pre-measured planks of wood for a castle.
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What was the castle called that William had made?
It is called a Motte & Bailey Castle.
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Name some features of that castle.
It had a ditch, an overall castle & some houses for the Knights.
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Who won the Battle of Hastings?
William Of Normandy
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What problems did William face after he won the battle? (2)
He had to collect taxes & he had to capture London
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Name another problem he faced.
Angry English Soldiers in Dover could attack him from rear.
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What happened that caused William to make a region starve?
Vikings had massacred Baron Robert & His army
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What did William do then?
He killed all the animals and destroyed all the food.
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What happened due to this?
The people in London got scared and crowned him King.
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What is the Doomsday book?
It was a book that recorded what taxes people owned.
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What was it previously called?
The Winchester Book
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Why is called the Doomsday Book?
It refers to The Last Judgment as it was unalterable.
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