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Historical Events in October 1066

Declaration of WarNorman Invasion of England

Oct 14 Battle of Hastings: William the Conqueror and his Norman army defeat the English forces of Harold II who is killed in the battle

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William the Conqueror and his army land at Pevensey as depicted in the Bayeux Tapestry
William the Conqueror and his army land at Pevensey as depicted in the Bayeux Tapestry
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