On This Day

What Happened in December 1066

Historical Events


Declaration of WarNorman Invasion of England

Dec 25 William the Conqueror is crowned King of England at Westminster Abbey, completing the Norman conquest of England
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William the Conquerer and his army land at Pevensey as depicted in the Bayeux Tapestry
William the Conquerer and his army land at Pevensey as depicted in the Bayeux Tapestry