Key Events of the Conquest

  • Jan 1, 1066

    Edward the Confessor dies. Harold gambles and makes a bid for the Crown, supported by all the magnates of England. William does nothing, despite the so-called oath.

  • Period: Jan 1, 1066 to Dec 31, 1066

    The events of 1066

  • Mar 1, 1066

    Tostig comes to Flanders looking for aid in his projected bid against Harold.