Norman Conquest- Genesis Guzman

  • Jan 6, 1016

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    In 1016, Cnut of Denmark invaded England. He eradicated all opposition in a pogrom in Winter 1017
  • Jan 6, 1066

    •Early 1066

    : Tostig comes to Flanders looking for aid in his projected bid against Harold.
  • May 6, 1066

    •May 1066:

    Tostig makes an abortive attempt to invade England: Tostig makes an abortive attempt to invade England
  • Sep 20, 1066

    •20th September 1066:

    After sailing up the Ouse with more than 10,000 men in 200 longships, Harald Hardrada and Tostig defeat the hastily assembled forces of Earls Edwin & Morcar at Fulford outside York.
  • Sep 25, 1066

    •25th September 1066:

    Harold responds by scraping together a scratch force made up largely of his own housecarls and personal followers, and racing north, calling up the shire levies as he passes through.
  • Sep 28, 1066

    •28th September 1066:

    Having sailed his fleet to St Valery sur Somme, William waits for the wind to be in the right direction. It changes 2 days after Stamford Bridge, and William's fleet makes landfall at Pevensey completely unopposed
  • Oct 1, 1066

    •1st October 1066:

    While at York, Harold learns of William's landing. He marches back down Ermine Street, stopping to pray at Waltham Abbey on the way
  • Oct 12, 1066

    By 12th October,

    he is back in London and gathering what forces he could to face William.