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5 Facts About Battle of Hastings

Here are 5 facts about the Battle of Hastings

  • The Battle of Hastings happened during the Norman conquest of England and occurred on 14 October 1066
  • The foes on the day were the English and the Normans
  • The opposing commanders were William of Normandy and Harold Godwinson the King of England
  • King Harold was killed in the battle—legend has it that he was shot through the eye with an arrow
  • The world renowned Bayeux Tapestry depicts the events before and during the battle
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