Norman Conquest


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Norman Conquest

n.
The conquest of England by the Normans under William the Conqueror, especially the Battle of Hastings in 1066.

Norman Conquest

n
(Historical Terms) the invasion and settlement of England by the Normans, following the Battle of Hastings (1066)

Nor′man Con′quest


n.
the conquest of England by the Normans in 1066.
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Noun1.Norman Conquest - the invasion and settlement of England by the Normans following the battle of Hastings (1066)Norman Conquest - the invasion and settlement of England by the Normans following the battle of Hastings (1066)
battle of Hastings, Hastings - the decisive battle in which William the Conqueror (duke of Normandy) defeated the Saxons under Harold II (1066) and thus left England open for the Norman Conquest
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Then the sweeping changes which followed the Norman Conquest wiped out all lesser records than its own.
The Britons and the Anglo-Saxon Period, from the beginning to the Norman Conquest in 1066 A.
In England, for a long time after the Norman Conquest, the authority of the monarch was almost unlimited.
Domesday gives us a unique window through which we can see the medieval world and the enormous changes the Norman Conquest brought about in society, politics and economics", said Dr Jessica Nelson, head of medieval and early modern collections at the National Archives.
Two men went into the garden of a house near the Norman Conquest pub, in Guildford Road, Eston, and loaded the goods, including gravel and resin bonding into a dark-coloured side door loading Ford transit van.
A city with buildings dating back to the Norman conquest, medieval walls and churches, Georgian and Victorian splendour through to 21st century innovation.
ARCHAEOLOGISTS are set to descend on Wirral's Woodchurch estate - to uncover its Norman Conquest past.
Musical three piece Three Acres and a Cow will cover historical moments such as the Norman Conquest and Peasants' Revolt, the Enclosures, the English Civil War, Irish Land League and the Industrial Revolution in their intimate show on April 15, which will take place at Edibles in West Slaithwaite.
Historian Marc Morris presented the television series Castle; he has written history for general readers, including The Norman Conquest.
But top of the list for historians is the Battle of Hastings in October 1066 which heralded the Norman Conquest of England.
The Battle of Hastings, which took place on 14 October 1066, heralded the Norman Conquest of England.
Harold reigned from January 6, 1066 until his death at the Battle of Hastings on October 14 that year, fighting the invaders led by William the Conqueror during the Norman conquest of England.