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King of England (1066) and the last of the Anglo-Saxon monarchs. He succeeded Edward the Confessor and was killed fighting the invasion of William the Conqueror.
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(Biography) ?1022–66, king of England (1066); son of Earl Godwin and successor of Edward the Confessor. His claim to the throne was disputed by William the Conqueror, who defeated him at the Battle of Hastings (1066)
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|Noun||1.||Harold II - King of England who succeeded Edward the Confessor in 1066 and was the last of the Anglo-Saxon monarchs; he was killed fighting the invasion by William the Conqueror (1045-1066)|
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