Posts by Janet Mullany

1066: The Only Date All Brits Know

A battle detail from the Bayeux Tapestry. Public Domain.

On October 14, 1066 William of Normandy won the Battle of Hastings, taking the English crown and changing history. How did this happen? Why is it so important that all Brits can remember it?

Let's take a look at the myths and facts of England's most important date.

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