Battle of Hastings Timeline

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  • Aug 1066
    William, Duke of Normandy, prepares his invasion fleet to conquer England.
  • 25 Sep 1066
    Battle of Stamford Bridge in which Harold Godwinson (Harold II) defeats an invading army led by Harald Hardrada, king of Norway.
  • 28 Sep 1066
    William the Conqueror's invading army lands at Pevensey in Sussex, southern England.
  • 14 Oct 1066
    The Battle of Hastings in which William, Duke of Normandy, defeats King Harold II of England.
  • 25 Dec 1066
    William the Conqueror is crowned William I, king of England, in Westminster Abbey.
  • 1067 - 1079
    The Bayeux Tapestry depicting the Norman Conquest of Anglo-Saxon Britain is made.