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date: 08 July 2020

Norman Conquest 

Source:
A Dictionary of British History
Author(s):

John Cannon,

Robert Crowcroft

William the Conqueror's victory at the battle of *Hastings in October 1066 was followed by six years of campaigning. In the succeeding decades, the Norman kings and their followers expanded their power into Wales and Lowland Scotland. A massive take‐over of English land and resources accomplished within a framework of notional legality was largely complete by ... ...

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