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.
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Its North East episode tells Warkworth's story, from the Norman conquest and how invaders created the foundations for traditional English villages.
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Van Tonder, a historian and author who specializes in military history, traces the military legacy of Sheffield, England, from the Norman conquest to the present, detailing representative units, home and foreign actions, soldiers, medals and awards, and memorials.
The author of this book has made a career of studying Normandy, the Norman Conquest, and William the Conqueror.
"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.
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.