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.
It was there at the Norman Conquest in all probability,' he answered.
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.
Angry residents who live on Normanby's Flatts Lane estate, around the Norman Conquest pub, claim the loss of Leven Valley coaches, coupled with the loss of the Stagecarriage 55 service, is leaving them stranded.
Rock, near Alnwick, can trace its roots back to Norman times when William de Rok was granted the land after the Norman Conquest.
explains that "'England' as it is now defined did not exist as a unified political entity in the period after the Germanic invasions and before the Norman Conquest.
The Tamworth-in-Arden entrepreneur's name was written into history this week at a nomination ceremony at London's High Court which has been taking place since before the Norman Conquest.
The entrepreneur's name was written into history this week at a nomination ceremony at London's High Court that has been taking place since before the Norman Conquest.
The Norman conquest of England was the 11th-century invasion and occupation of England by an army of Normans, Bretons and French soldiers led by Duke William II of Normandy, later William the Conqueror.
YEAR 7 pupils at Ysgol Maes Garmon, Stryd Conwy, have been busy since September studying the effects of the Norman Conquest on North Wales as part their curriculum.