September 28, 2011

September 28: William I Invades England

To really understand the Norman Invasion, you have to go back about 50 years, to an early invasion.

It was 1016 when Cnut of Denmark took the English Throne.

Read article here.

Pictured: Illustration from the Bayeux Tapestry. Here, observers are pointing to the appearance of Halley's Comet, which coincided with the crowning of King Harold, and was believed to be an omen of bad luck.

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