William the Conqueror fun facts

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9 Nov

14 Well-adjusted Facts about William the Conqueror

William I of England, better known as William the Conqueror or William the Bastard, despite his difficult childhood, became one of the most influential kings in British history. He made himself the mightiest noble in France and by conquering England he altered the course of the country’s history. He was a complicated man, and a ruthless warrior, …
interesting facts about 1066
8 Sep

11 Tense Facts about 1066

1066 was arguably one of the most famous years in European history, and it’s likely many of you out there will have studied this brutal 12 months back in history class. However, while many of us know what that year represented for two particular countries, but not all of us do. So, with that in …
facts about the battle of hastings
11 Dec

11 Heroic Facts About The Battle of Hastings

The Battle of Hastings – a date that a lot of people will remember as 1066 – but how much do you actually remember from your history lessons about the battle between King Harold and William the Conqueror? This epic fight should be remembered for much more than its iconic date. Here’s some fun facts …
Facts about the Domesday Book
28 Nov

12 Dynamic Facts About The Domesday Book

Doomsday, Domesday, what’s in a name? While the Domesday Book may sound like something you’d dread, it’s actually one of the most important records of British history we’ve studied over the years. Here are some fun facts about the Domesday Book to keep you reading. 1. King William ordered the book. William the Conqueror, who …