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who and when had been the king of England?
Edward the confessor was the king, and he had been the king since 1042
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is he a saxon nobleman or the normans
saxon nobleman
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which 4 are the contender for the throne
Prince Edgar, Harold Godwin, Duke William of Normandy, Harold Hardrada
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Reasons of why Prince Edgar can't be the next king?
Because he was only a child and had no experience of controling government or wars!
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Is Prince Edgar related to Edward
yes he was, he was Edward's newphew's son
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Is Harold Godwin related to Edward?
no he wasn't but he sister was Edward wife
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when did Edward the confessor died
5th January 1066
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on edward's death bed who did he named to be the next king?
Harold Gowin
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when and where was Harold crowned?
7th jan, 1066 and in West minster abbey
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what did King Edward say to Duke William in 1051?
he promised the throne
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when was harold godwn got shipwrecked?
1064
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where was harold godwin been captured
Normandy
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what did harold promised Duke William
to help him to get the throne if he set him free
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harold Hardrada was the king of ...
Norway
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why does he want the throne in england as well
because he thinks that the next king should be a Viking like him
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what was harold godwin's brother name
Tostig
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who betrayed who?
tostig betrayed Harold Godwin
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did tostig want a revenge?
yes he did
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who was the first to invade?
Hardrada was the first to invade!
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on which day, hardrada had landed?
he landed on the 18th september, 1066
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where did he landed?
he landed on the Humber Estuary
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how many ships did he came with?
300
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did king harold came to this invasion
no he didn't
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who was king harold's earls
there were the Morcar, Earls of Mercia and his brother Edwin Earl of Northumbia
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where did they marched from
the north
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who were defeated
the english army
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what was this battle called
the Battle of Fulord
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when did the fight finish
20th of september
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why did Harold Godwin hurried to north immediately
because hardra was controling the north
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how does king harold made fast progress?
collecting soldiers on the way and had a highly trained body guard
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on which day they have finally in Stamford Bridge
25th september 1066
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where was stamford bridge near?
the York
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who were killed in that battle
hardrada and tostig
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how many of their soldier survived?
only 24 of the 300 ship were needed to go back home
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how many days later did Duke William invasuon fleet left Normandy and what day was it?
3 days later and it was on the 28 september 1066
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how many ships did william had?
696
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how may soldiers did william had
7000
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where did william's fleet landed
pevensey near hastings
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when he he landed
29 september
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King Harold was really tired when he landed in Hastings
because he had just finish at the battle of stamford and had to go all the way to hastings
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saxon nobleman

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is he a saxon nobleman or the normans

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Prince Edgar, Harold Godwin, Duke William of Normandy, Harold Hardrada

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Because he was only a child and had no experience of controling government or wars!

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yes he was, he was Edward's newphew's son

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