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Thomas Cranmer
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Thomas Cranmer

Thomas Cranmer served as the first Protestant Archbishop of Canterbury from 1533 to 1555 CE and was one of the prime architects of the English Reformation during the reigns of Henry VIII of England (r. 1509-1547 CE) and Edward VI of England...
New England Colonies
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New England Colonies

The New England Colonies were the settlements established by English religious dissenters along the coast of the north-east of North America between 1620-1640 CE. The original colonies were: Plymouth Colony (1620 CE) New Hampshire...
Robert the Bruce
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Robert the Bruce

Robert I of Scotland, better known as Robert the Bruce, reigned as King of Scotland from 1306 to 1329 CE. For his role in achieving independence from England, Robert the Bruce has long been regarded as a national hero and one of Scotland's...
Sir William Marshal
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Sir William Marshal

The Englishman Sir William Marshal (c. 1146-1219 CE, aka William the Marshal), Earl of Pembroke, is one of the most celebrated knights of the Middle Ages. Renowned for his fighting skills, he remained undefeated in tournaments, spared the...
Motte and Bailey Castle, Bayeux Tapestry
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Motte and Bailey Castle, Bayeux Tapestry

A detail from the Bayeux tapestry showing the motte and bailey structure of Dinan during the 11th century Norman conquest of Britain. The wooden palisade sits atop the motte or mound. (Centre Guillaume le Conquérant, Bayeux, France)
Bayeux Tapestry: Detail from Battle of Hastings
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Bayeux Tapestry: Detail from Battle of Hastings

This detail from Bayeux Tapestry depicts Bishop Odo of Bayeux, half-brother of William the Conqueror, rallying the troops at the Battle of Hastings. The tapestry is believed to date to the eleventh century CE. As can be seen, the artifact...
The Elizabethan Religious Settlement
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The Elizabethan Religious Settlement

The Elizabethan Religious Settlement was a collection of laws and decisions concerning religious practices introduced between 1558-63 CE by Elizabeth I of England (r. 1558-1603 CE). The settlement continued the English Reformation which had...
Edward the Black Prince
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Edward the Black Prince

Edward of Woodstock (1330-1376 CE), better known as the Black Prince after his distinctive armour or martial reputation, was the eldest son of Edward III of England (r. 1327-1377 CE). Made the Prince of Wales in 1343 CE, Edward would fight...
How the Normans Changed the History of Europe
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How the Normans Changed the History of Europe

Check out our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/teded View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-the-normans-changed-the-history-of-europe-mark-robinson In the year 1066, 7,000 Norman infantry and knights sailed in warships...
Death of Harold, Bayeux Tapestry
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Death of Harold, Bayeux Tapestry

A scene from the 11th century CE Bayeux Tapestry showing the death of King Harold of England at the Battle of Hastings in 1066 CE. (Centre Guillaume le Conquérant, Bayeux, France)
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