Jan 6, 1016
1 eventIn 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.