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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Styled in the manner of the treasured Bayeux Tapestry -- which depicts the 11th-century Norman conquest of England -- the completed piece will be transported to France to hang near its predecessor in September.
Back in the 11th century, after William the Conqueror successfully led the Norman conquest of England, he tried to conquer a weight problem with a liquid diet consisting mainly of alcohol.
* Charles Angelucci, Columbia University; Simone Meraglia, University of Exeter; and Nico Voigtlander, University of California, Los Angeles and NBER, "How Merchant Towns Shaped Parliaments: From the Norman Conquest of England to the Great Reform Act" (NBER Working Paper No.
Viking Dead Yesterday, 8pm From around 700AD to the Norman conquest of England in 1066, the Vikings of the Nordic lands raided and traded across northern, central, eastern and western Europe to create a feared and notorious empire.
The 11th century work - which depicts the Norman Conquest of England - has not left France in 950 years.
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. The Grade I listed church is dedicated to St Mary the Virgin and the organ was made by Samuel Green of London and dated 1787.
Baswell explains that Kim studies Christian manuscripts, with a particular focus on those intended for the use of secular women, nuns and religious recluses in the period after the Norman Conquest of England.
It could be the Romans only getting so far into Scotland, the Norman conquest of England or maybe shades of the Auld Alliance.
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.
The Berkeley family is recognised in British noble history for having an unbroken, identifiable male line of descent from a Saxon ancestor who lived before the Norman Conquest of England in 1066.
We have to go back a thousand years or so, before the Norman conquest of England in 1066, to get the answer to that question.