Events leading to Battle of Hastings 1066

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When was the coronation of Edward the Confessor?
3rd April 1043 in Winchester Cathedral.
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What happened in January 1045?
Edward married Edith, daughter of Godwine, Earl of Wessex
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What year did Godwine rebel against the king?
1051
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How did Edward react to the rebellion by Godwine?
He exiled them from England with help from William Duke of Normandy
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What happened in 1052?
The Godwine family returned to England and made sure the king banished several Norman noblemen.
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What year did Godwine die and his son, harold Godwinson succeed his role as Earl of Wessex?
1053
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What happened in 1064?
Harold Godwineson was shipwrecked off the coast of Normandy. Some historians believe that Duke William of Normandy held him captive until he had sworn on Holy Relics to enforce William’s claim to the throne of England. Others say he did it willingly.
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When did Edward the Confessor die?
January 1066
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