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Milestone Name: Norman Conquest of England,

Norman Conquest of England
Full name of milestone: Norman Conquest of England
Type of milestone: military

1066-10-14
Milestone year: 1066
Description:
Following the collapse of the Roman Empire, England relied on Anglos and Saxons for defense. The Anglo-Saxon period last for a few hundred years, until the Normans conquered England. The Norman conquest of England was the invasion and subsequent occupation of England by an army of Normans and French led by Duke William II of Normandy. William, who defeated King Harold II of England on 14 October 1066, at the Battle of Hastings, was crowned king at London on Christmas Day, 1066. He then consolidated his control and settled many of his followers in England, introducing a number of governmental and societal changes.
Webline: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Norman_conquest_of_England Country then: United Kingdom
Country now: United Kingdom
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