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The Battle For England

Jonathan McAloon | Artsy | 10th October 2018 

Why the Normans invaded Britain, according to the Bayeux Tapestry. In 1064 the childless King Edward of England sent his brother-in-law, Harold Godwinson, to Normandy. Edward had named a distant relative, William, Duke of Normandy, as his heir; he expected Harold to cement this arrangeme…

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